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Phil's Life Was Changed in a Moment

4 дн. назад

Phil Spring broke his neck in a scrum over 40 years ago, since then he's had a full life making important contributions to sport and his community. This includes ...

Special Episode: 2018 Attitude Awards

1 нед. назад

The Attitude Awards are the only national televised event celebrating the achievements of New Zealanders living with disabilities. The black-tie gala ceremony ...

Alex Snedden - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Alex is 30 years old and has Down Syndrome. He is a leader in the Down Syndrome advocacy community, and he often speaks at events. He is the President for ...

Rydges Auckland Dans le Noir ? - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Dans le Noir? (French for “In the Dark?”) is an international company offering patrons a unique experience by eating in complete darkness, guided and served ...

Shaun Fahey - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Shaun Fahey was born profoundly Deaf - New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) was his first and primary language. Shaun Fahey was a front runner in the ...

Rachel Māia - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

A climbing fall in a faulty competition facility as a teenager, 19 years ago, left Rachel with one shattered ankle and the other broken. She spent the following ...

Celyn Edwards - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Celyn lost his left arm in an accident 12 years ago. He has grown up playing many sports, as well as excelling academically. Celyn's achievements include ...

Martine Abel-Williamson - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Martine is 47 and blind. Originally from South Africa, she moved to New Zealand when she was 25. She has worked in local government for 11 years, and says ...

Kiringāua Cassidy - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Kiringāua (14) was born with Spina Bifida. Although he is only in year 10, he is Titirei (part of the Kapa Haka leadership team) and is also a kaikokiri/facilitator for ...

Emma Sykes - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

After recently graduating from Sommerville, Emma began applying for jobs, but was unsuccessful in her attempts to find employment. Her Dad started thinking ...

Kim Robinson - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Kim is Deaf and has been involved in the disability sector for many years. He was a driving force behind setting up the Relay Service in New Zealand, and then ...

Billy Jo Hunia - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Billy Jo is 30 and lives with autism. In 2013 he acquired an autoimmune disease that left him with temporary quadriplegia, which he has since recovered from.

Horticultural Services NZ Ltd. - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Tony bought Horticultural Services NZ in 2005. There were already some employees with disabilities working for the business, which was an eye-opener for ...

Umi Asaka - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Umi Asaka is 22 and lives with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bones). Originally from Japan, Umi moved to New Zealand shortly after the Japanese ...

BP 2Go Service Station Greymouth - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

BP 2Go in Greymouth has been employing staff with disabilities for almost 30 years. Owners, Joanne Scholes and Dayaram Ganda, started working with ...

Neelam O'Neill - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Neelam was born with Spina Bifida and uses a wheelchair full time. Her main sporting discipline is rifle shooting, but because of her dedication to the sport, drive ...

Cruze Kapa - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Cruze is Deaf and has faced barriers with language, communication and access to information. In 2016, Cruze graduated from the University of Otago with a ...

Jacinta Tevaga - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Jacinta Tevaga was diagnosed with a condition called Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada - a rare genetic syndrome that affects only 3 people in New Zealand. At the age of ...

Alicia Kapa - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Alicia Kapa (19) lives with cerebral palsy. She is mostly non-verbal and uses a Talk-Link with a pen attached to her head for typing. Alicia is a full-time ...

Jaden Movold - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Born with Spina Bifida, Jaden is 14 years old and a high achiever. Jaden has overcome bullying and keeps himself incredibly busy with school, swimming, ...

Duncan Armstrong - Attitude Awards 2018 Finalist

3 нед. назад

Duncan Armstrong's passion and dedication for dance, theatre and music, has already created his own unique mark on New Zealand's performing arts ...