News & Stories

Former New Plymouth mayor walks unaided on beach 12 months after losing leg

An inspiring update on former New Plymouth mayor David Lean who said to Stuff last year that he would walk unaided again. See this wonderful story about David here. Read More

Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service

The mental health, addictions and intellectual disability service provide a wide range of services and support across Wellington, Porirua, Kapiti, the Hutt Valley and the Wairarapa, as well as some central... Read More

Expressions of Interest for the Office for Disability Issue's Nominations Database

The Government wants to increase the membership diversity of governance and advisory groups. As part of the Office for Disability Issue's role to help facilitate effective working relationships between disabled... Read More

Meet Korrin Barrett, the Kiwi quadruple amputee inspiring others to embrace life's challenges

'Would I go back to having hands and feet? When I came out of the hospital, I would have answered yes in a heartbeat. But now? No way.' Read More

Ottobock Australian Golf Open

Ottobock are holding an amputee golf open in Australia on Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. Read More

Feilding para-triathlete Sharon Dagg finds traction with Hawke's Bay playgrounds

Read about Sharon Dagg's goal to become New Zealand's first para-triathlete at Japan 2020 here Read More

Kids Get Active Day 2019

Building on last year’s highly successful Kids Get Active Day held in Wellington, NZALS and Wellington Parafed are excited to announce Kids Get Active Day events happening around the country... Read More

Are you an amputee or a Kiwi living with physical disability? Share your story with Stuff.

As part of a series Stuff is working on, they want to hear about the experiences of Kiwi amputees. Click the link here to find out more.  Read More

Social media star Jess Quinn on a mission to fight body image stereotypes

Jess Quinn wants a law that requires any commercially used photo of a model that's been photo shopped, to have a caption saying so. Check out the full story here by NZ Herald. Read More

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