New Zealand CCS - Latest News [Page 2]

Disability services expert visits NZ

Tuesday, 5 December 2006, 11:19 am | New Zealand CCS

Australian disability services expert Eddie Bartnik arrives in New Zealand today until Friday to share ideas and experiences with Minister Dyson and the disability sector. More >>

Domestic Violence twice as likely for Disabled

Thursday, 23 November 2006, 12:05 am | New Zealand CCS

Disabled women are up to twice as likely to experience domestic violence as non-disabled women, say disability support and advocacy group CCS. More >>

Phone Service Gives Voice to Speech Impairments

Friday, 17 November 2006, 2:26 pm | New Zealand CCS

The official launch of a new speech-to-speech service at the CCS Conference in Auckland this weekend marks the start of a service which gives people with speech impairments easy and effective access to telephone communication. More >>

OHS "Easy Way Out" Of Inclusion Say CCS

Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 4:57 pm | New Zealand CCS

Inclusion for disabled people is vital and Occupational Health and Safety is being used as an 'easy way out' to exclude disabled people say CCS. More >>

Can't Catch a Bus in Dunedin?

Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 4:21 pm | New Zealand CCS

Local councils are not moving on providing accessible public transport in Dunedin There are more than 24,000 people in Dunedin who have a disability. Many of those 24,000 cannot catch public transport in Dunedin because it is inaccessible. More >>

'Shocking misuse' of mobility parks

Monday, 28 August 2006, 2:46 pm | New Zealand CCS

"This is a shocking misuse of mobility parks and we should be truly ashamed. New Zealand's rate of the misuse of mobility parks is twice that of the UK. It's an indication of how our society views disabled and elderly people, either consciously or unconsciously," ... More >>

CCS Launch Mobility Campaign

Friday, 30 June 2006, 6:08 pm | New Zealand CCS

On Monday 3 July, CCS, a disability support and advocacy group, is launching the 'Caught' campaign. The campaign aims to reduce misuse of mobility parks and highlights that 80,000 New Zealanders use these parks to access their communities. More >>

Priorities Critical Say CCS

Friday, 19 May 2006, 3:04 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS, the disability support and advocacy group, believe that given a Select Committee Enquiry is now proceeding, what it covers is critical. More >>

Inclusion Not Enquiry Say CCS

Monday, 8 May 2006, 3:53 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS, the disability support and advocacy group, believe that people with disabilities require greater inclusion in our communities not a lengthly select committee enquiry. More >>

Disabled Forgotten In Emergencies Say CCS

Friday, 2 December 2005, 1:42 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS, the disability support and advocacy group, believe that people with disabilities can be affected very differently when a disaster occurs and emergency preparedness needs to be planned accordingly. More >>

CCS Dispute Against Air NZ Not Over

Wednesday, 31 August 2005, 11:03 am | New Zealand CCS

CCS believes the Human Rights complaint it laid against Air New Zealand surrounding its treatment of wheelchair users on domestic flights has not been fully resolved through mediation and will be taking the complaint further. More >>

Organisations join together for Early Support

Monday, 4 July 2005, 2:54 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS, a provider of support and services to people with disabilities, launched its Awareness Week campaign today to get backing from Government to commit to early support for all disabled children and their families. More >>

Human Rights Complaint Results in Plan of Action

Friday, 10 December 2004, 9:57 am | New Zealand CCS

Six months after CCS lodged a class action complaint to the Human Rights Commission, as it believed Air New Zealand had breached the Human Rights Act, the airline presented a plan of action to address issues resulting from its lifting policy. More >>

CCS conference opportunity for inclusion

Friday, 19 November 2004, 5:38 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS, one of New Zealand’s leading providers of support and services to people with disabilities, is holding its bi-annual National Conference and AGM in Christchurch this weekend. More >>

CCS says 2 crimes were committed in death of baby

Friday, 19 November 2004, 1:37 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS, one of New Zealand’s leading providers of support and services to people with disabilities, says two crimes were committed surrounding the death of the Nelson baby. More >>

CCS lodge Human Rights Commission complaint

Friday, 16 July 2004, 3:52 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS has lodged a class action complaint on behalf of its members and the disabled people of New Zealand, as it believes Air New Zealand has breached the Human Rights Act with its recent change in policy concerning specific wheelchair users. More >>

CCS National Appeal Week

Thursday, 1 July 2004, 2:57 pm | New Zealand CCS

“This is the time for people to give as much as they can afford. We receive various amounts from the Government depending upon the region, but it can be as little as 10 percent. The programs we run are an essential part of disabled people’s lives ... More >>

Ccs Join Dispute Against Air Nz

Friday, 21 May 2004, 2:16 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS has joined in the dispute against Air New Zealand surrounding their treatment of wheelchair users on domestic flights. More >>

New CEO for CCS

Thursday, 20 November 2003, 10:54 am | New Zealand CCS

Relationship Services chief executive Viv Maidaborn has been appointed CEO of CCS, New Zealand’s leading provider of support and services for people with disabilities. More >>

Minister statement ‘Not Good Enough”

Friday, 7 February 2003, 6:43 pm | New Zealand CCS

CCS says “Not good enough” in response to Minister Trevor Mallard and Education Ministry CEO Howard Fancy’s announcement of an initiative to get more young people active in sport and recreation. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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