Blog: What’s Around the Corner?

Blog: What’s Around the Corner?

11 Jan 2018

Happy New Year! As Kiwis pack up their tents and chillybins, put the cover back on the barbie and get back into work mode, let’s take a peek around the corner at what’s in store for media accessibility in 2018.
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Blog: Captioning Police Ten 7 to help catch ‘gutless thieving scumbags’

Blog: Captioning Police Ten 7 to help catch ‘gutless thieving scumbags’

13 Dec 2017

Police Ten 7 is celebrating 15 years on our screens, and for fans of the series, it’s appointment viewing to revel in the misfortunes of brainless criminals and laugh at foolish drunken antics, some of which elicit unforgettable dry responses from police officers dealing with the troublemakers.
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Blog: Music to your eyes

Blog: Music to your eyes

1 Dec 2017

I once had a gig as a content editor for a local music rag. It was a lot of writing (obviously), but also a lot of very interesting interviews with musicians. One of the more memorable chats was with the former drummer of a world-class rock band. He was about to release a solo album (the following day, in fact) and wasn’t happy with its marketing campaign.
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Blog: Accessibility is good for everyone

Blog: Accessibility is good for everyone

17 Nov 2017

Cast your mind back to earlier this year – America’s Cup 2017. You arrive at work and your workmates are crowding around the television watching the racing. You’re hard of hearing, so you can’t hear what’s being said in a noisy environment. You’re finding it hard to follow what’s happening, so you drift away from the group, back to your desk.
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Highlights: 1 News Vote 17 Election Night Special

Highlights: 1 News Vote 17 Election Night Special

22 Sep 2017

The election night special will be fronted by Seven Sharp’s Mike Hosking with Breakfast’s Hilary Barry, 1 NEWS at Six’s Simon Dallow and Wendy Petrie, 1 NEWS political editor Corin Dann and Sunday’s Jehan Casinader.
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Highlights: Face the Classroom

Highlights: Face the Classroom

18 Sep 2017

This two-night special will offer viewers a unique opportunity to see our political leaders unmasked, as a classroom of inquisitive 8 to 12-year-olds ask them the refreshingly honest questions that only children would think to ask.
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Highlights: Netball Quad Series: Silver Ferns vs South Africa

Highlights: Netball Quad Series: Silver Ferns vs South Africa

24 Aug 2017

We're thrilled to be captioning Prime's upcoming netball coverage!
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Highlights: Investec Rugby Championship: Australia vs All Blacks

Highlights: Investec Rugby Championship: Australia vs All Blacks

16 Aug 2017

We're excited to be captioning all of Prime's coverage of the 2017 Investec Rugby Championship! Prime will have delayed free-to-air coverage of every All Blacks game during the championship.
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Highlights: Investec Super Rugby final

Highlights: Investec Super Rugby final

5 Aug 2017

Be sure to catch Prime's coverage of the 2017 Investec Super Rugby final - with captions!
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News: Able wins international audio description award!

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.
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