Able recognised with a People’s Choice Accessible Business Award28 Jun 2021
We are delighted to announce that Able has been selected as the winner of the People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards in the Media Category, as voted for by people with access needs, their friends and whānau, because “their service ensures that all New Zealanders have equal access to audiovisual media.”
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: Captions on TVNZ OnDemand14 Jul 2020
Captioned shows are now available all in one place on the TVNZ OnDemand website and app.
COVID-19 Update From Able25 Mar 2020
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
New MACT Trustee: Thomas Bryan21 Feb 2020
The Media Access Charitable Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Bryan to the board.
News: Captions for the Kids (and Kids at Heart)24 May 2019
We’re so happy to be making more kids’ content accessible, with captions now available on HEIHEI. Ka mau te pai!
Blog: Helping Hands… or ‘Eyes’, to be Exact9 Apr 2019
In a world where technology can serve as an alternative to physical interaction between people – if not an outright replacement – lots has been said about how our smartphones are making us antisocial and unhealthy. But the Be My Eyes app both harnesses and advances what is, really, the heart of ICT – human connection.
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: Wellington Access Radio Interview13 Apr 2018
Check out the latest edition of Access Radio’s No Labels podcast to hear our chief executive Wendy talking about Able’s captioning and audio description services. Host Thomas Bryan asks Wendy about accessible technology, online TV platforms, plus a couple of her favourite songs.