20 Dec 2015

2015: A Year of Disability Issues

From One In Five, 7:05 pm on 20 December 2015

From accessibility in the Christchurch Rebuild ...

Photo of Johnny Bourke and a research participant, Marie, in Christchurch's Restart Mall.

Johnny Bourke and a research participant, Marie, in Christchurch's Restart Mall. Photo: Katy Gosset/RNZ

..to herding sheep with a disability.

Photo of King Country shepherd, Anita Kendrick and her dogs.

King Country shepherd Anita Kendrick Photo: Carol Stiles/RNZ

And from the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha...to running the New York marathon.

A photo of bronze Medal-winning Dunedin Para-athletes Anna Grimaldi (left) and Holly Robinson.

Bronze Medal-winning Dunedin Para-athletes Anna Grimaldi (left) and Holly Robinson. Photo: Katy Gosset/RNZ

A photo of Achilles New Zealand Founder, Peter Loft at Wellington's Around the Bays event.

Achilles New Zealand Founder, Peter Loft at Wellington's Around the Bays event. Photo: Carol Stiles/RNZ

 

We look back on 2015's disability issues and revisit some of the individuals who shared their stories.

Katy Gosset compiles some of the best programmes from the One in Five team.

 

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