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Articles

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…

Articles

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…

Conversations

Ngā kōrerorero

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

Ngā kōrero

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…

News

Kōrero

21 July 2021

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Blind Citizens NZ win an International Award in recognition of their years of Audio Description advocacy!

The award is made to “…individuals and/or organisations for outstanding contributions to the establishment and/or continued development…

Conversations

Ngā kōrerorero

18 July 2021

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Meet the Audio Describers: Fast Facts with Rebekah Dack

We're celebrating 10 years of Audio Description in Aotearoa, and taking you behind-the-screens to meet our incredible…

Conversations

Ngā kōrerorero

12 July 2021

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Meet the Audio Describers: Fast Facts with Clare Marcie Wilson

Tell us about your work as an audio describer. What’s it all about, and how did it begin…

Conversations

Ngā kōrerorero

11 July 2021

image of audio describer Virginia

Meet the Audio Describers: Fast Facts with Virginia Philp

We're celebrating 10 years of Audio Description in Aotearoa, and taking you behind-the-screens to meet our incredible…