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Tuhinga

14 August 2021

Mary Fisher wears her Paralympics NZ shirt and smiles.

Mary Fisher: The Importance of Representation

After racing in 2012 and 2016, Mary Fisher’s been watching the Paralympics from afar and cheering the…

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Tuhinga

4 August 2021

Alex Walker wears glasses and a headset, and grins at the camera in front of a dark purple background.

Tokyo Olympics: Meet the Kiwis who make television accessible

Alex Walker’s eyes are glued to a set of computer monitors broadcasting the Tokyo Olympics live. The…

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Tuhinga

9 July 2021

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The Creativity of Audio Description

Here at Able, we’ve been providing audio-described content since the 1st March 2011. Over that time, our…

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Tuhinga

28 June 2021

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Able recognised with a People’s Choice Accessible Business Award

We are delighted to announce that Able has been selected as the winner of the People’s Choice…

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Tuhinga

10 June 2021

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“In simple terms, captions are essential, and the impact is huge.”

Meet David Kent, one of our Board Trustees, who guides and supports our work towards a more…

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Tuhinga

23 May 2021

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Creamerie: An interview with co-creator and co-star, Perlina Lau.

Creamerie is the new darkly funny dystopian comedy streaming on TVNZ 2, and was created with the…

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Tuhinga

23 August 2019

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Captions for the Kids (and Kids at Heart)

We’re so happy to be making more kids’ content accessible, with captions now available on HEIHEI. Ka…

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Tuhinga

23 June 2019

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Accessibility is a Many-splendoured Thing

The quantity of online video content is increasing rapidly, and with growing diversity, there are new roles…