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Are we back in the 18th Century, Ministers?

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 3:41 pm | Autism NZ

Autism New Zealand and Arie Smith- Voorkamp, the 25 year old man with Asperger’s Syndrome who through lack of understanding and awareness became the “face of looting” in Christchurch are outraged by the comments of Police Minister Judith Collins about ... More >>

“Face of Looting” actually a face of system failure

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 4:04 pm | Autism NZ

Autism New Zealand Chief Executive Alison Molloy says that Arie Smith, the 25 year old young man with Asperger’s Syndrome who has been charged with looting after the Christchurch Earthquake, is not the face of looting. He represents a lack of ... More >>

Autism NZ Announces Endorsement of Logical Toys

Thursday, 11 November 2010, 5:13 pm | Autism NZ

“Logical Toys has provided top quality educational toys and learning resources in New Zealand and Australia, since 1991 and we have awarded the Autism NZ endorsement for an impressive selection of their games and toys”. Autism NZ’s Marketing & ... More >>

Social Media Users Challenged to Shutdown Networks

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 10:41 am | Autism NZ

Today more than 40 autism charities and a team of celebrities worldwide are joining forces to launch a global campaign challenging the world’s 4.5 billion[i] social media users to shutdown their networks just for one day. More >>

Thomas & Friends™ Unites With Autism NZ

Tuesday, 14 September 2010, 4:10 pm | Autism NZ

Wellington 14 September, 2010: Autism New Zealand Inc. has today announced a partnership with the world’s number 1 pre-school property Thomas & FriendsTM . The charity has joined forces with HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent ... More >>

AutismNZ advocates MedicAlert for Autistic Kiwis

Saturday, 11 September 2010, 11:51 am | Autism NZ

Parents and carers of children affected by autism are being advised to sign-up for the MedicAlert service at the three-day annual Autism New Zealand 2010 Conference which began today in Wellington. More >>

Autism New Zealand Slates Government Inaction

Thursday, 9 September 2010, 9:49 am | Autism NZ

In her opening speech at this week’s Autism New Zealand Conference, Chief Executive Alison Molloy has taken a swing at the lack of government funding to support those with Autism. More >>

Autism a learning preference, not a disability

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 11:22 am | Autism NZ

New Zealand schools should view autism as a learning preference, rather than a difficulty or disability, says UK educationalist Neil Mackay. More >>

Children with autism left behind by education

Monday, 31 May 2010, 10:54 am | Autism NZ

Children with autism left behind by education system Social stigma, intolerance and ignorance are holding back the development of children on the autism spectrum, Autism New Zealand says. More >>

Think Differently About Autism

Monday, 24 May 2010, 4:25 pm | Autism NZ

The week from 1-7 June is Autism New Zealand’s Annual Appeal Week and this year it is supported by Cookie Time Charitable Trust. Despite the fact that Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is one of this country’s most prevalent childhood disabilities. More >>

Autism Auction Appeal Update – 5 Days To Go

Wednesday, 14 April 2010, 4:23 pm | Autism NZ

Until Monday 19 April companies, organisations and individuals all over New Zealand will have a chance to become the main sponsor of this year’s Autism New Zealand Appeal week and secure over $250,000 of donated services from several companies. More >>

Different Thinking Calendar ‘Sexy Backs’

Monday, 12 April 2010, 1:06 pm | Autism NZ

Unlike most others, the Autism New Zealand calendar runs from 1 June 2010 to 31 May 2011 and features the photography of Wanganui based photographer, James Price whose youngest child, Tyler, was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 4. More >>

Thinking differently about sponsorship

Thursday, 8 April 2010, 4:06 pm | Autism NZ

The bidding to be the 2010 Autism New Zealand Annual Appeal Week sponsor opens on Trade Me tomorrow (Friday) at noon and will close at noon on 23 April. Companies, organisations and individuals all over New Zealand will have a chance to become the ... More >>

Finding Nutritional Support for Autism

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 3:41 pm | Autism NZ

Autism, Asperger’s syndrome, ADHD, diabetes, depression – the chronic health conditions that our children might face in their lifetimes can seem daunting to many parents. More >>

Autism – A Different Way of Thinking

Monday, 29 March 2010, 4:41 pm | Autism NZ

Friday 2 April, has been designated World Autism Awareness Day by the United Nations General Assembly and Autism New Zealand is using the day to help New Zealanders better understand this often confusing condition. More >>

Different Thinking Shown in Launch of Calendar

Friday, 26 March 2010, 1:35 pm | Autism NZ

Autism New Zealand’s tag line is “Autism – a different way of thinking” and the launch of their new calendar is a good example of this. More >>

Accepting Autism

Wednesday, 3 June 2009, 10:43 am | Autism NZ

This week is Autism New Zealand’s Annual Appeal and with autism, Asperger’s syndrome and other related disorders becoming so widespread it’s vital that the support and services provided by Autism New Zealand are available to help families cope with ... More >>

Walk/Run 4 Autism Awareness

Wednesday, 18 March 2009, 10:22 am | Autism NZ

Autism New Zealand Inc. Canterbury Branch is excited to announce the first annual 'Walk/Run 4 Autism Awareness’. The 2.5km, 5km and 10km fun walk/run will be at Hagley Park (North), 3 May 2009 starting at 9.30am. The World Autism Awareness Day ... More >>

Fun Run/Walk on the 3rd May 2009

Sunday, 22 February 2009, 1:36 pm | Autism NZ

Autism New Zealand Inc. Canterbury Branch is excited to announce the FIRST ANNUAL “ WALK 4 AUTISM AWARENESS”.  The 2k, 5k and 10k Fun Run/Walk will be at Hagley Park , May 3rd, 2009 starting at 9.30am . The World Autism Awareness Day is in April ... More >>

Slingshot Is Raising The Flag For Autism NZ

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 11:50 am | Autism NZ

Autism New Zealand is pleased to announce it has formed a partnership with Slingshot in a programme that gives back to the community. More >>



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