Keep up with what New Zealand amputees are doing around the country and internationally in our news section. Articles from newspapers, magazines and websites – all with a focus on NZ amputees and issues that concern them.
Imagine a world where every person, building and community is truly accessible. That world is what ‘Be.Accessible’ has set out to create. The ‘Be.Leadership’ movement is now inviting applications for the 2016 programme.
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Good sort and double amputee Charlie Hutchison helps out in the Waipawa community for his ‘usual price’ of a cup of tea and a scone.
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Pam Cleverley says implementation of government's disability strategy would make life much easier.
Read the full news article about Waiheke mum of quadruple amputee fights for change
Sean ‘No limits’ Prendeville amazes us yet again…this time with snow skiing.
Read the full news article about A foot for a knee no barrier for Sean Prendeville
Sean Prendeville has been waiting five years to get back on a bike, and has to relearn balance and pedalling, with a new, backwards leg.
Read the full news article about Kapiti teen with backwards leg Sean Prendeville re-learns bike riding
Amputee Federation Journal - Purpose July edition
Read the full news article about Amputee federation Newsletter July 2015
Scott Martlew re-invented himself as a canoeist and working to qualify for next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Read the full news article about Scott Martlew tackles setbacks head on after freak injury
This double amputee has both the judges and audience in tears as he proves that there are no boundaries to what one person can achieve…the sky is the limit.
Read the full news article about Noah Galloway dancing with the stars 2015
Lucas Robins, born without part of his left leg, is finally going to be able to ride a bike. The youngster is getting a customised bike after a successful fundraising drive.
Read the full news article about Special bike on its way to Kapiti boy without leg
Penny Gifkins hopes to raise enough money to pay for ground-breaking osseointegration surgery to improve her ability to walk. ‘‘Wheelchair is like a horrible word in my household,’’ she says
Read the full news article about Surgery hope for mother of two