Blind Citizens NZ win an International Award for their years of Audio Description advocacy!
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.
Meet the Audio Describers: Fast Facts with Rebekah Dack
We're celebrating 10 years of Audio Description in Aotearoa, and taking you behind-the-screens to meet our incredible team of Audio Describers. Introducing Rebekah Dack!
Highlights: IRB Sevens World Series2 Feb 2015
This week we'll be captioning TV ONE's IRB Sevens World Series coverage! Requiring just over 17 hours of live captioning, it really is a team effort.
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: Able wins captioning award28 Nov 2014
Yesterday we were delighted to receive the Broadcasting Award at The New Zealand Captioning Awards 2014 in recognition of our efforts to caption real-time political debates during the 2014 general elections.
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.
Behind the Scenes of Our Election Coverage9 Sep 2014
A member of Able's election team gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse of captioning the live debates and election coverage.
News: Election coverage to be captioned26 Aug 2014
We’re thrilled to announce we will be captioning all political debates and live election coverage on TV ONE during this year’s election.
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.
News: Sunday political programmes now with captions25 Jul 2014
On Sundays, the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community will now have greater access to political programming, with Q+A and the repeat of The Nation being captioned.
News: The Voice Australia LIVE finale18 Jul 2014
Able is excited to be offering captions for the live grand final of The Voice Australia on TV2 at 9.30pm on Monday 21st July 2014.