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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 >>

Find help to manage the impact of hearing loss on work life

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:38 pm | Life Unlimited

There are days Nikki Martin’s hearing problems mean she would rather hide than socialise, but the ongoing help she gets from Life Unlimited hearing therapist Anne Greatbatch soon pulls her out of any negative feelings. More >>

New report shines light on economic impact of hearing loss

Monday, 13 February 2017, 1:07 pm | Life Unlimited

Hearing loss is a significant issue facing the New Zealand population with 880,350 people in New Zealand now living with some type of hearing loss. More >>

Want to get mobile and enjoy Wellington public transport?

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 10:02 am | Life Unlimited

31 January 2017 - Using public transport can be a daunting experience for people with disabilities but a “Have a Go Day” at Melling Station in Lower Hutt on Saturday February 11 should go a long way towards making travelling easier. More >>

Supporting Disabled Teens to Succeed at School

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 11:24 am | Life Unlimited

26 January 2017 – The move to secondary school for young people with disabilities can be challenging, even for those who may have previously thrived at primary school. More >>

Inspiring programme for youth with disabilities to continue

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 4:16 pm | Life Unlimited

15 December 2016 - Hamilton-based Life Unlimited will run Sport Waikato’s popular Sport Opportunity After School programme from term one next year. More >>

Life Unlimited Welcomes Refreshed Disability Strategy

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:58 pm | Life Unlimited

29 November, 2016 - Life Unlimited chief executive Mark Brown today welcomed the update and refresh to the New Zealand Disability Strategy. More >>

Trust Welcomes Refreshed Disability Strategy

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:08 pm | Life Unlimited

29 November, 2016 - Life Unlimited chief executive Mark Brown today welcomed the update and refresh to the New Zealand Disability Strategy. More >>

Paralympian swimmer faces new challenge

Monday, 28 November 2016, 10:03 am | Life Unlimited

28 November 2016 – Mary Fisher has a key message for anyone with a disability and she draws on her experiences as a world champion Para-Swimmer to illustrate its importance. More >>



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