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Polio veteran worried infectious disease could return

Monday, 15 October 2018, 12:52 pm | Life Unlimited

Edith Morris of Hamilton has very few regrets in her life despite getting polio in 1945 when only six months old. More >>

Genevieve McLachlan an entrepreneur and advocate

Friday, 7 September 2018, 2:41 pm | Life Unlimited

When Genevieve McLachlan received a letter from Government House on April Fool’s Day telling her she’d made the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list, the thought it might be a practical joke crossed her mind. More >>

Disability responsive training changes attitudes

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:33 am | Life Unlimited

When a customer with a disability comes to the counter at Hamilton City Council, they know they’re going to be treated appropriately thanks to a training programme running at the council with a local charitable trust. More >>

Growing good leadership

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:39 am | Life Unlimited

A new Disabled Leadership Group brought together by Life Unlimited will bring a valuable mix of expertise, lived experience and fresh thinking to help inform the future direction of the organisation and the services it delivers. More >>

Pendant offers peace of mind exploring

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:04 pm | Life Unlimited

It is often difficult for parents and caregivers to find safe places to visit if the child or person they care for likes to wander. More >>

Waikato-based charity wins innovation award

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:32 pm | Life Unlimited

Waikato-based charity wins innovation award 19 June 2018 A series of short videos featuring disabled people talking openly and honestly about their lives has been recognised with an innovation award from the New Zealand Federation of Disability ... More >>

Leading autism voice advocates for pride

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 4:22 pm | Life Unlimited

Leading autism voice advocates for pride 12 June 2018 A day created by autistic people for themselves will be recognised at Altogether Autism’s two upcoming network meetings in Hamilton and Christchurch. World Autistic Pride Day, held on 18 June, ... More >>

Hunt is on for autistic talent in Wellington hotels

Monday, 14 May 2018, 10:24 am | Life Unlimited

14 May 2018 – A LEADING New Zealand hospitality provider has joined forces with autism spectrum information specialists Altogether Autism to find prospective staff for two of its Wellington hotels. The initiative is part of a worldwide movement ... More >>

Win prizes at Pasifika with Hearing Therapy

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 3:57 pm | Life Unlimited

The Hearing Therapy team will tempt festival goers with some exciting giveaways at Pasifika Festival this weekend. More >>

A Journey to hell and back for injured cyclist

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:45 pm | Life Unlimited

ELTJE MALZBENDER has been to hell and back since crashing off her bike while cycling on an isolated King Country road two years ago today (5 March 2018). The demons which plagued her like “why me?” and “my life will never be the same again” are ... More >>

Ageing with a disability sucks, says long-time advocate

Friday, 9 February 2018, 12:44 pm | Life Unlimited

JOHN McINTOSH is pretty blunt when asked what it’s like growing older with a disability. More >>

Tiffiney Perry Appointed to Life Unlimited Trust Board

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:57 am | Life Unlimited

Life Unlimited Charitable Trust has appointed former Paralympian and New York Marathon handcyclist champion Tiffiney Perry to its board replacing long-standing board member Andrew Smith. More >>

Walking bike changes Coromandel woman’s life

Monday, 31 July 2017, 4:23 pm | Life Unlimited

Monday July 31, 2017 – JO GRIFFIN loves that people look at her at eye level now and that people, who in the past ignored her, now comment on what a cool yellow machine she is sitting on. “They see me and not my disability,” the Matarangi Beach electrical ... More >>

Altogether Autism conference

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:28 pm | Life Unlimited

Altogether Autism conference Auckland 19 and 20 July, 2017 Conference to deal with autism’s life-challenging transitions More than 50 speakers, some who have lived experience of autism, will participate in Altogether Autism’s biennial conference ... More >>

Conference to deal with autism’s life-challenges

Monday, 10 July 2017, 10:48 am | Life Unlimited

10 July 2017 - Every two years Altogether Autism, New Zealand’s leading provider of trusted autism information and advice, brings together a top line up of international and New Zealand speakers and advisors on autism. More >>

Construction Underway on Hamilton Multi-Sensory Garden

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:10 pm | Life Unlimited

6 June 2017 - Work has begun on a new multi-sensory garden at the Palmerston Street location of Life Unlimited Charitable Trust in Hamilton. More >>

Life Unlimited charitable trust in Gisborne moves

Monday, 8 May 2017, 12:33 pm | Life Unlimited

8 May 2017 – A charitable trust offering health and disability information, advice and equipment has moved to a new Gisborne base at 105 Disraeli Street . More >>

Autistic People Have Untapped Potential in Workplace

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:48 am | Life Unlimited

Friday 28 April 2017 – New Zealand has an untapped resource at the ready to fill gaps in the workforce provided they get the support they need to excel, says the charitable trust charged with providing trusted national autism information and advice. More >>

Gisborne Store is on the move and into the community

Friday, 31 March 2017, 10:01 am | Life Unlimited

31 March 2017 - EXPECT TO SEE M-J Bloem out and about in the Gisborne community more from Monday (April 3) when the Life Unlimited Store moves to 105 Disraeli Street. More >>

Would you hear your smoke alarm?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:21 am | Life Unlimited

If you are changing smoke alarm batteries this weekend for the end of daylight saving and either live with someone or have a hearing impairment yourself, then you might want to consider investing in a better smoke alarm. Smoke alarms are essential for ... More >>

 

 

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