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Blog: Captioning Matters

Blog: Captioning Matters

09 Jul 2018

We were super excited to be featured in the Winter 2018 edition of Hearing Matters, the National Foundation for the Deaf’s magazine. Our chief executive Wendy graced the cover, and she had the opportunity to talk at length about our captioning service. Read more

Blog: NZ On Screen

Blog: NZ On Screen

12 Jun 2018

You may not know that Able provides captions for some NZ On Screen content. Some of their newly digitised work includes 'Winners & Losers', which we’re particularly honoured to have been involved in. Read more

Blog: Adventures of an Actual 100% Real Ninja

Blog: Adventures of an Actual 100% Real Ninja

29 May 2018

Every year, New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week comes around, and every time it does, I get a wee pang in the part of me that really wishes I could learn it – like, properly learn it. Sure, I went along to the taster class we had at Able a few years ago, and I even did an eight-week course through a local community education facility a few more years ago. Read more

Blog: Relaying Relay

Blog: Relaying Relay

05 Apr 2018

When it’s wet and miserable outside, I like to gaze wistfully out the window, watch the raindrops race each other to get to the bottom, and mull over life’s great mysteries – you know, like when the lights go out, where is it to? If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success, then? Why isn’t there another word for ‘synonym’? How does a Deaf person use the phone? Read more

News: Captioning the Commonwealth Games 2018

News: Captioning the Commonwealth Games 2018

26 Mar 2018

The Commonwealth Games are nearly here! We are pleased to let you know captions will be available on TVNZ 1​ from 9am daily until the conclusion of primetime coverage hosted by Toni Street. Read more