Blind Citizens NZ win an International Award in recognition of their years of Audio Description advocacy!21 Jul 2021
The American Council of the Blind's 2021 Audio Description Project International Achievement Award goes to the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand, for their years of powerful advocacy on behalf of audio description in Aotearoa.
News: Captions on TVNZ 1's Breakfast1 Oct 2020
Captions will be available on TVNZ 1’s Breakfast programme from Monday 5 October 2020 following a major funding boost for Able, New Zealand’s provider of captioning and audio description for free-to-air television.
News: More Captions Available on TVNZ OnDemand19 Nov 2018
We’re well pleased more captioned content will be available on TVNZ OnDemand from Monday 19 November!
News: Captions Available on New Episodes of Shortland Street on TVNZ OnDemand16 Sep 2018
We're super excited to announce that captions will be available on TVNZ OnDemand for new episodes of Shortland Street from Sunday 16 September.
News: Able wins international audio description award!12 Jul 2017
The Able team is absolutely delighted to have been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Audio Description Achievement Award-International, awarded by the American Council of the Blind and its Audio Description Project.
Media release: Rio 2016 Olympics captioning coverage announced20 Jul 2016
For the first time ever, Able are offering captioning services for free-to-air coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Prime, making the games accessible for Kiwis who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Media release: captions for political programmes11 Jul 2014
Captioning to give hard of hearing community greater access to political debate.