Archive: 2018

Tēnā koe, welcome to our newsroom! Here we share stories and news from the amputee community and the exciting things happening year round.

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Bionic 3D-printed arm 'gives confidence' to young amputees

A Bristol-based robotics company, Open Bionics, has developed the world's first medically-certified 3D-printed artificial arm for amputees. Read More

Invitation to the Disability Action Plan workshops

The Office for Disability Issues and the Disabled Peoples’ Organisations Coalition are holding workshops to gather your ideas about what should be in the new Disability Action Plan 2019‒2022. Read More

NZ Kids with Limb Loss - Facebook Support Group

NZALS is excited to announce the launch of a Facebook group for parents and carers of children with limb loss/difference called NZ Kids with Limb Loss, in collaboration of the... Read More

Manawatū woman back running after losing leg and suffering brutal injuries in horrific car crash

Susan Evans is on the comeback trail – and she's doing it at pace. See the full story from Stuff here. Read More

TMH Wins at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

A huge congratulations to Take My Hands who won the "Partnering for Good" Category at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards! Read More

2018 Invictus Games

Watch Attitude's story below on the 2018 Invictus Games where they follow Games veteran Nu, and first-timer PJ who form an alliance as they train and support each other in... Read More

Want to become a TMH Super hero?

This month Take My Hands are launching an awesome brand new campaign. Read More

Variety - giving disadvantaged Kiwi kids the childhood they deserve.

Every day more than 1 in 4 Kiwi kids go without the basics most of us take for granted. This has a profound impact on their health, education and self-esteem. Read More

Te Reo & disability

"Are Te Reo and disability really that different? What could we achieve if the two minorities united?" Read More

Attitude's Bulletproof: Matthew

"Carefree farmer Matt Bryson lost his leg in an accident on the family farm four years ago. Read More

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