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  • Pawsome response to dog pen at Tauranga's Bayfair Shopping Centre Tao Lin,

    2 December 2015

    A dog pen at Tauranga's Bayfair Shopping Centre has set tails wagging and garnered an overwhelmingly positive response from customers.

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  • Welcoming shoppers into New Zealand's most accessible mall Sarah Dunn, The Register

    30 November 2015

    A parking spot for dogs is among the many changes implemented when centre manager Steve Ellingford decided he wanted Bayfair Shopping Centre in Papamoa to be the most accessible mall in New Zealand.

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  • Film screening promotes equality Sarah Wilson, Cook Island News

    7 November 2015

    The Cook Islands Ministry of Education is joining a New Zealand movement to create a more equal society for people with disabilities and the elderly.

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  • Help make New Zealand more accessible

    7 November 2015

    How would New Zealand look if all disabled people were empowered?

    For the one in four Kiwis living with an impairment, who have trouble accessing the world around us, accessibility really matters.

    The truth is, every one of us will face this challenge at some point in our lives, whether through ageing, accident or birth.

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  • Ludo Campbell-Reid's people-friendly design helping Auckland find its identity Tao Lin,

    23 September 2015


    The urban landscape of the City of Sails is changing for the better and it is all down to one Londoner with a big vision leading a dedicated team.

    When Ludo Campbell-Reid arrived in Auckland, he found it to be boring and suffering from an identity crisis.

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  • Accessibility a priority for shopping centres Tao Lin,

    22 September 2015

    Steve Ellingford is a man on a mission to set an example for shopping centres around the country. The centre manager of Tauranga's Bayfair Shopping Centre wants his centre to be the most accessible mall in the country and to get the first Be Accessible platinum rating for a shopping mall.

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  • Be Accessible survey to give insight to attitudes Tao Lin,

    14 September 2015

    The inaugural Be Accessible survey has launched, with a view to providing the social change organisation with a better understanding of what Kiwis know and perceive about accessibility.

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  • Wellington's CQ Hotels opens doors to accessibility Tao Lin,

    31 August 2015

    A Wellington hotel company has boosted business by adopting a more inclusive approach to hospitality.

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  • Signs of animal encounters at Auckland Zoo Auckland Zoo Newsletter

    19 August 2015

    Auckland Zoo is delighted to have NZSL interpreting students now interpreting at some of its animal encounters as part of an exciting new four-month trial.

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  • AUT welcoming all to education through accessibility Tao Lin,

    13 August 2015

    Education is recognised as a fundamental human right and one New Zealand university is ensuring its doors are accessible to all.

    The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has been working with social change agency Be Accessible on changing the university's signage, publications and learning and promotional materials to make them more user-friendly for people with disabilities.  

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