Blog: Accessibility is a Many-splendoured Thing
The quantity of online video content is increasing rapidly, and with growing diversity, there are new roles for subtitles. Along with the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, hearing people use captions as an aid to clarity.
News: Captions for the Kids (and Kids at Heart)
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 Exact
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.
Highlights: Investec Rugby Championship: Australia vs All Blacks16 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.
Highlights: Investec Super Rugby final5 Aug 2017
Be sure to catch Prime's coverage of the 2017 Investec Super Rugby final - with captions!
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.
Highlights: America’s Cup Victory Parade5 Jul 2017
The America's Cup is ours again! We'll be captioning the victory parade on TVNZ 1 on Thursday at 12.30pm.
News: Prime Rugby: All Blacks vs Lions24 Jun 2017
More sports news! We'll be captioning Prime's delayed coverage of the three All Blacks vs Lions games. Catch the first game on Saturday at 8.30pm!
Highlights: Prime Rugby: All Blacks vs Samoa16 Jun 2017
We'll be captioning Prime's coverage of the All Blacks vs Samoa tonight!
News: America’s Cup16 Jun 2017
Emirates Team New Zealand have beaten Artemis Racing, and free-to-air viewers can now enjoy delayed coverage with captions of the 35th America’s Cup on Prime.
Prime Rocks: NZ Women In Rock16 May 2017
This documentary profiles some of New Zealand’s best known female singer-songwriters.
Blog: Radio New Zealand Interview with a Caption Producer13 Mar 2017
One of our caption producers, Sarah Maiava, has been awarded a Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts internship. In this interview with Radio New Zealand’s Lynn Freeman, Sarah discusses her work as a caption producer at Able.
Highlights: Q+A12 Mar 2017
Featuring news-maker interviews and political discussions, Q+A returns this morning and is sure to impress with its political analysis in this election year. Catch it live with captions at 9am on TVNZ 1.