Blog: Able’s new-look website21 Mar 2016
Able’s website has undergone a recent facelift!
Highlights: Hyundai Country Calendar - 50 Golden Years5 Mar 2016
To celebrate Hyundai Country Calendar’s epic milestone of 50 Golden Years, Jim Hickey presents a special hour-long programme.
Blog: Audio describing The Simpsons15 Feb 2016
It only took over 26 years and 575 episodes, but on Sunday 14th of February, blind and vision-impaired viewers in NZ had the chance to enjoy an episode of The Simpsons with audio description.
Happy new year!1 Jan 2016
Happy new year! The past year at Able has been a busy one!
Highlights: The Monster of Mangatiti6 Sep 2015
Bringing the Sunday Theatre season to a close is the poignant docudrama The Monster of Mangatiti. Featuring Mark Mitchinson (The Hobbit) and newcomer Greta Gregory, the drama details the shocking ordeal endured by teenager Heather Walsh when she was held captive by a sexual predator over the winter of 1985.
ABLE RESEARCH RESULTS6 Mar 2015
In late 2014, Able commissioned Colmar Brunton to carry out a research survey to discover the number of users of the captioning and audio description services, learn more about how we can reach them and identify any barriers to using the services we provide.
Highlights: Shortland Street12 Jan 2015
Love hurts in Ferndale when Shortland Street 2015 returns tonight with a special hour-long episode.
Highlights: TV2’s Christmas Day movies25 Dec 2014
There are movies galore on TV2 today, so between stuffing yourself silly and opening presents, jump on the couch for some relaxation and heart-warming films!
Blog: Happy 1st birthday, Able!11 Nov 2014
One year ago today, Able opened for business and began producing captions and audio description from our offices here in the Auckland CBD.
Blog: What exactly is Audio Description (AD)?9 Aug 2014
Audio Description (AD) is a relatively new area of service for Able. While captioning has been available in NZ for some 30-odd years, AD only started up in 2011.