One In Five Index
Born with disabilities, the result of thalidomide
Chronic pain affects one in six New Zealanders and can be hugely debilitating.
One in Five meets Vanassa McGoldrick who dreamed of becoming a lawyer.
One in Five visits the at Surfability Day at Christchurch's Sumner Beach
One in Five is off to the circus this week to visit the community circus Kumarani based in Dargaville
The government has launched a new funding model which will give young people living with a disability more control over the supports they receive and ultimately, their own lives.
Carol Stiles is pulling in snapper with members of the world’s only Stroke Survivors’ Fishing Club.
This week, One in Five reveals a grim picture of the health of New Zealanders living with an intellectual disability, after athletes tested by clinicians at the the Special Olympics National Summer Games tested poorly in vision, hearing, podiatry and oral health.
Imagine Better is an organisation that helps people with disabilities and their families imagine a better life and supports them to achieve their goals. Their message is that services can be limiting and damaging.
Katy Gosset reports from the Eighth Special Olympics National Summer Games
Katy Gosset sets sail on a tall ship, purpose-built for an all-abilities crew.
Gabrielle Bryce was diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was 17. She has recently released a CD and written a blog about her journey through multiple operations, memory loss and chronic pain.
When Ken Joblin last visited his dying retired guide dog Tiger he took his digital recorder with him so he could capture Tiger's voice and all his familiar sound.
Paula Booth was a caregiver who thought she knew all about disability… until an accident led to her using a wheelchair herself. One in Five hears about her life as a young woman with a disability.
Karl Hitchcock has turned his experience of bipolar disorder into the play Manic to Madness with the help of actor and friend Nic Farra. Katy Gosset drops in on rehearsals and talks to Karl and Nic ahead of the play's debut in Christchurch.
Recently, scores of performers turned out to sing, dance and perform in a competition for children and young people with special needs put on by the Hamilton Competitions Society. Also this week, the new picture book My Friend’s a Superhero.
Katy Gosset is learning to talk with her hands - tackling this country's third official language.
Carol Stiles meets cyclist Phil Thorn, who is blind and deaf and has limited use of his legs
The Parafed Otago Panthers talk finger-flattening passes, high-speed spills and the bond they share, in One in Five