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Talking Local

Last week we had the opportunity to speak to a local men's group at Rebus Cambridge.One of the most interesting things that came forward was the lack of knowledge regarding disability services and awareness of disability in our community and the barriers faced by those living with and working in the disability sector.When asked for a show of hands, all present had not had any prior connection with any family member with an intellectual or physical disability outside of ageing family members. Thi...

February 20, 2023


When looking at ways to connect with our local community it can be quite exciting going through the process of identifying opportunities. One of the pitfalls though can be falling in love with an idea and launching it without enough substance or planning, much like a government reform without consultation or enough funding to make it fly.  In Disability circles it is no different, we see a need and fall in love with the idea only to step back a few weeks l...

July 12, 2022

Volunteering can be invisible

At a recent celebration of volunteers in the Waikato, I was challenged by the keynote  speaker who spoke on making the invisible, visible. My understanding isthis was concerning celebrating volunteers in all spheres and not just the seen and obvious. Looking a little deeper into who we are and what makes your organisation special or different from everyone else and you start to see the invisible threads that weave us together and hold us firmly in the hearts an...

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