News & Stories

Hamilton prosthetists match patients with limbs in Mexico

"Two Waikato prosthetists are helping people in Mexico get back on their feet." Read More

Paula Tesoriero: Disabled Kiwis face long fight for equality

Paula Tesoriero MNZM, newly appointed New Zealand's Disability Rights Commissioner, has served on the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation, NZ Artificial Limb Service and Sport Wellington. Read More

Cancer amputee aims to complete Auckland Half Marathon to fundraise for Cancer Society

James Gebbett lost his leg at 11 years old and is now taking on the ASB Auckland Half Marathon. Read More

Break a Leg! Stagecraft Sheds Spotlight on Prosthetics

Comedy stage show 'Mr Foote’s Other Leg' plays at Wellington's Gryphon Theatre from 1 - 11 November. 2017. Read More

Invictus Games 2017

The Invictus Games is an international adaptive multi-sport event, created by Prince Harry, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports  Read More

Question Time with Attitude TV

Life Unlimited has partnered with AttitudeLive to bring you 'Question Time.' Frank and sometimes awkward questions are put to a diverse range of disabled people. Read More

Sculptor’s prosthetic hand does nearly everything

Gavin Wilson of Dunedin, wears New Zealand’s newest robotic hand, which is sensitive enough to hold an egg but strong enough to pop a tennis ball. Margot Taylor - Otago Daily... Read More

The real reason that politician-in-a-disabled-carpark story is outrageous

Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero on what the recent flap over a National candidate parking in a disabled space reveals about our attitudes towards disability. Read More

Amputees going out on a limb to give their body parts a fitting farewell

Amputees are now routinely offered the option of keeping their amputated limbs, a practice that was considered unthinkable in the past. Read More

Spirit of Gold Mufti Day

Support our elite Para athletes on the road to PyeongChang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and beyond, by registering for Spirit of Gold Mufti Day being held on Friday 8 September 2017. Read More

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