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Reporting on rugby from a wheelchair

As one of the rare wheelchair-bound members of New Zealand’s rugby media pack, it’s been an interesting experience thus far and on a few examples I’ve had to “drive my way in” to get those all-important quotes on record. The

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Sport Waikato boss confident in new strategy

Sport Waikato boss Matthew Cooper is confident that a new region wide strategy is the best way to get more people in the region fit and active, as well as improving capability within sport, recreation and physically activity in the

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The investment behind impending Disability Support overhaul

When you look at the numbers, Government are not injecting enough money into the impending disability support reforms to make it a big success.

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Sexual consent protests ignore the bigger problem

Recent protests and calls for consent to be a part of sex education is good to see, but a greater discussion about how young people make decisions in the first instance needs to be put on the table as well.

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Disabled people meet with Ministry’s transformation leader

Two forums were held last week where Enabling Good Lives (EGL) participants in the Waikato could hear more about the future of the demonstration. EGL was launched in the Waikato back in 2015 as part of a new model of

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Change in structure for disability sports in Waikato

Sports for people with disabilities will have to become their own incorporated society in order to continue in the Waikato.

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Director of Enabling Good Lives talks future direction

The director of Enabling Good Lives says there is room for growth as the demonstration continues for the next two years.

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