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Mental health change champ wins ACC Supreme Attitude Award

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:18 pm | Attitude Trust

A woman at the forefront of driving attitudinal change in New Zealand’s mental health system, Debra Lampshire, has won the ACC Supreme Award at the 2016 Attitude Awards. More >>

Real life leaves mark on employer’s success

Friday, 11 November 2016, 2:16 pm | Attitude Trust

Employers often have real talent right under their noses, but it is not until someone new comes along that it is discovered. More >>

Inspirational entrepreneur’s story starts with Mum

Monday, 17 October 2016, 12:35 pm | Attitude Trust

Genevieve McLachlan didn’t know she couldn’t or shouldn’t climb trees. Her solo mother was flat out providing a home for her and her brothers and sister and simply didn’t have the time to treat her any differently from her six siblings. More >>

Bestselling author writes her way into awards

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:40 am | Attitude Trust

One upon a time in a (half finished) castle out on the Kaipara Habour lived a self-described ‘mad, blind, heavy metal loving chick’, who writes bestselling novels. More >>

Kiwi Sportsmanship Rewarded

Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:52 pm | Attitude Trust

One particular team’s dedication and sportsmanship stood out among their competitors at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. More >>

Inclusive workplace has perfect brew

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:30 am | Attitude Trust

A love of coffee has been a life changer for Coffee Educators’ owners Claire Matheson and Dan Burford. More >>

Finalist spot for mental health champion

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 12:02 pm | Attitude Trust

Debra Lampshire waited 18 years for health professionals to heal her, but in the end realised the only person who could do that was herself. More >>

Dedication dances Holly into finalist spot

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 11:27 am | Attitude Trust

Dance doesn’t have to be performed perfectly, you just have to enjoy it says Holly Diepraam. More >>

Taking scary out of hospital for kids reaps reward

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 2:58 pm | Attitude Trust

Eilish Wilkes knows intimately what it feels like to have to go to hospital and how scary that can be for youngsters. More >>

Cayley has Attitude and the Spirit to Match

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 1:11 pm | Attitude Trust

Number crunching and tasks like shopping and cooking may prove difficult for Cayley Colyer, but this hasn’t hindered the 20-year-old’s determination to go flatting, do heaps of voluntary work and swim competitively at the Special Olympics. More >>

Wish4Fish entrepreneur hooks finalist spot

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 12:49 pm | Attitude Trust

He can’t physically hold a fishing rod and being on a boat out at sea can be a bit tricky, but for Bryce Dinneen fishing has been a lifesaver. More >>

Stratford Teenager Nominated for Award

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 11:57 am | Attitude Trust

Being born profoundly deaf has encouraged Taranaki’s Madison Davy to prove herself as a valuable advocate for deaf New Zealanders. More >>

Cystic sisters aren’t just doing it for themselves

Monday, 12 September 2016, 10:26 am | Attitude Trust

This is exactly the life Tauranga sisters Kristie Purton and Nikki Reynolds-Wilson have faced. Both were born with Cystic Fibrosis and not expected to live beyond 18-years-old. More >>

NZ Para-Shooter has award in his sights

Monday, 30 November 2015, 9:22 am | Attitude Trust

Michael Johnson (43) is one of the sharpest shooters in New Zealand. This year alone the Waiuku Paralympian has achieved phenomenal results on the world stage, winning six Gold medals at IPC Shooting World Cup events and setting a new world record for ... More >>

Leading the way for Deaf youth

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 11:39 am | Attitude Trust

Leading the way for Deaf youth Rachel Berry (20) is committed to strengthening and integrating the Deaf community in New Zealand and around the world. The Three Kings woman is a finalist in the Youth category in the 2015 Attitude Awards. The national ... More >>

Wellington hotel a sign of things to come

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 10:49 am | Attitude Trust

Wellington hotel a sign of things to come Earlier this year CQ Hotels Wellington launched New Zealand’s first ever sign language restaurant –but this wasn’t a one-time stunt. The hospitality business is now being recognised for its ongoing ... More >>

Wellington woman inspiring change

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 11:34 am | Attitude Trust

Catherine McBride (23) was told as a young child that she’d find it hard to communicate with others due to an intellectual disability. More >>

From wheelchair to walking in less than a year

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 2:50 pm | Attitude Trust

The Cambridge boy is a finalist in the Junior category in the 2015 Attitude Awards. The national awards celebrate the excellence and achievements of Kiwis with a disability. More >>

Wheelchair warrior proves attitude is everything

Monday, 2 November 2015, 11:51 am | Attitude Trust

Wheelchair warrior proves attitude is everything Nick Chisholm (42) is setting high goals and smashing them, despite being ‘locked-in’ his own body for 15 years. The Dunedin man is a finalist in the Spirit of Attitude category in the 2015 Attitude ... More >>

ANZ is banking on accessibility and diversity

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 10:39 am | Attitude Trust

ANZ is banking on accessibility and diversity ANZ is employing and supporting staff with disabilities and says it is reaping the benefits of a workforce with incredible problem-solving skills. The bank was nominated by The Blind Foundation and has been ... More >>





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