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Total Mobility Scheme

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Review this helpful booklet about the Total Mobility scheme! Total Mobility Around NZ, developed in partnership by local and central government, will inform you about the Total Mobility scheme, which…

Carer Story: A Different Road

An extract from Shirley Jamieson’s memoir A Different Road. After Janelle turned 21 she moved into residential care. She’d been to the facility for respite care several times, so she…

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Carer Story: Supporting Dad

By Rosey Duncan My Dad was a busy and productive man who worked hard and led a full life. Nicknamed The Mighty Atom by friends due to his energetic ‘up…

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Carer Story: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday!

The annual family post-Christmas vacation to Whangamata was the event of the year. Five weeks of sunshine, endless hours of boogie boarding, fish and chips with the town’s entire seagull…

Carer Story: Pacific Caring

A snapshot of the life of Alfred Manaseli Hartnell. By Richard Pamatatau Memories of Alfred My cousin Alfred was profoundly disabled from birth – though my Grand Aunt Ruth Hartnell…

Advice: Holiday Questions and Answers

Retired air hostess Sheila Wyeth says good planning can avoid travel headaches in the air and on the ground… and Jan Moss shares tips for those travelling with someone who…

Disaster Planning

  The Christchurch earthquake gave many Kiwi families a jolt: just how well prepared are the rest of us for a similar emergency? The Canterbury earthquake reminded everyone to check…