Stories

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21 October 2021

Norelle sitting in her living room knitting

Norelle’s Story

"Captions have certainly helped me in the times that my brain’s been in a fog, and I…

Stories

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21 October 2021

A headshot of Sam Smith, who has dark hair and a beard, and a slight smile as he looks down the barrel of the camera

Sam’s Story

"I remember, when I was a child I saved up money for weeks (I still can’t believe…

Stories

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18 October 2021

Rebecca posing for a photo in front of a beach setting

Rebecca’s Story

"I first discovered captions on TV as a teenager, and I was so excited to finally be…

Stories

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18 October 2021

Karen standing in her garden next to a potted plant

Karen’s Story

"It’s a bit like people who get hearing aids and say: “listen to the birds!” It feels…

Stories

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22 August 2021

Martine and her guide dog (a golden labrador) sit together. Martine smiles.

Martine’s Story

“We can’t do without audio description. I think it’s just amazing - we really enjoy New Zealand…

Stories

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22 August 2021

David Kent smiles in front of a leafy wall

David’s Story

“While I now have relatively good hearing and can participate well in almost all situations, I struggle…

Stories

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28 July 2021

aerial photo of Wellington

Thomas’ Story

“I would hardly watch TV if it wasn’t for audio description. There are some very visual programmes,…

Stories

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22 July 2021

A woman smiles as she creates pottery.

Isla’s Story

“Without Able putting the captions on my TV, I wouldn't have known about the sudden Covid lockdowns…