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  • Leadership week: Be Accessible invites people to think outside the leadership square Tao Lin,

    1 July 2016

    The start of July marks the half-way point of the year and also the start of this year's Sir Peter Blake leadership week.

    In recognition and celebration of this week, social enterprise Be Accessible gets some of those taking part in its leadership programme to talk about different aspects of leadership.

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  • Wellington businesses taking on accessibility challenge Tao Lin,

    29 June 2016

    Wellington's hills may be an accessibility nightmare but local businesses are making it their imperative to help more people access the city.

    The Wellington City Council has funded a number of organisations to get assessed by Be Accessible, a social enterprise that focuses on raising awareness of disability and helping organisations better provide for people with access needs.

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  • Accessibility: The social change movement of the 21st Century? Qiujing Wong, Practice Insights, Issue 5 2016

    1 June 2016

    Imagine a world where every person, building and community is truly accessible! A world where we can go anywhere without barriers and limitations, where people believe in the value and contribution that all people can make, and where each one us, whether we have a disability or not, has the courage and confidence
    to achieve our potential.

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  • An Accessible World Rachel Smith,

    1 June 2016

    Imagine a world where every environment, experience and community is truly accessible for all. In New Zealand, the Be. Accessible social change movement is achieving just this.

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  • Uber becomes more accessible through new disability service Tao Lin,

    20 April 2016

    Diversity advocate and entertainer Philip Patston​ normally drives but after his car was damaged in an accident, he was left with limited options for transport.

    It's good timing for Patston, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, that Uber recently launched its new accessibility service in partnership with social change agency Be Accessible.

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  • uberASSIST: Expanding Transportation Options in New Zealand posted by AJ Uber Newsroom

    12 April 2016

    Since 2010, Uber has made transport as reliable as running water for millions of people around the world, and today more than 100,000 Kiwis are choosing Uber as a safe, reliable and affordable way to move around their city.

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  • Be Accessible bridging employment gap for students with disabilities Tao Lin,

    5 April 2016

    Finding employment for Waikato University graduate Michael Campbell has been more challenging than it would be for most.

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  • Minnie Baragwanath on: Education, creating healthy thinking and healthy leaders Ed. Collective (

    3 April 2016


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  • Improving accessiblity around Browns Bay Zizi Sparks

    10 March 2016

    Linking Browns Bay boardwalk to its beach and improving the town square are in the forefront of an organizations mind. Be Accessible is an organization that looks at the accessibility of towns and cities and makes suggestions to improve it. Programme director Megan Barclay says having an accessible environment is good for everyone.

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  • Businesses accept The Invitation to support accessibility Tao Lin

    4 February 2016

    More than 400 Kiwi businesses around the country are signing up to an initiative that aims to make New Zealand a more inclusive country for the disabled.

    Social change agency Be Accessible launched its The Invitation campaign at the end of last year, asking businesses to screen To. Be. Me., a documentary on Be Accessible's four-year journey so far.

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