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  • Access Spending Minnie Baragwanath, Next Magazine, Soapbox

    1 April 2014

     

    The April edition of Next magazine has hit the shelves and this month's Soapbox is written by Minnie Baragwanath, Be. Institute CEO. 

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  • Rainbow Connection Emma Rawson, Unlimited Magazine

    1 April 2014

     
    In theory everyone wants a diverse workforce. But in practice, how do you achieve it? Minnie b, was interviewed by Emma Rawson for this article on workplace diversity in Unlimited Magazine. 

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  • Recruiters see upside NZBusiness Magazine

    1 March 2014

     
    Recruiters Kerridge & Partners, encourage businesses to shift their focus from the perceived difficulties or barriers to the upside -  employees with disabilities can be great leaders, sources of inspiration for those around them and can add to the quality of the workplace.

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  • Ready, willing and able NZ Business Magazine

    1 March 2014

     
    The Be. Employed initiative aims to educate employers on the real value access (disabled) employees can add to their business. NZBusiness caught up with Be.Institute CEO and social change advocate Minnie Baragwanath to learn how they're waging war on mindsets.

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  • Signs of Accessibility NZBusiness Magazine

    1 March 2014

     
    Wellington's CQ Hotels become one of the first hotels to teach NZSL to its team.

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  • Focus on abilities NZBusiness Magazine

    1 March 2014

     
    Jacob Mills who works at Sport Taranaki as sport development advisor for Parafed Taranaki, sees Be. Employed opening new doors for people with disabilities and providing new found confidence for both businesses and people living with disabilities to work hand in hand.

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  • Good Accessiblity Wanted Lauren Priestley, Auckland City Harbour News

    7 February 2014

     

    There are fears the old and disabled could be shut out of thousands of Auckland buildings.

    The Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill 2013 is on the list of bills to be read in Parliament next week.

    It could pave the way for building consents to be granted to about 20,000 earthquake-prone shops, workplaces and residential buildings nationwide without requiring usual upgrades for disability access.

    It could affect more than 4000 Auckland buildings.

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  • Photos focus on disability Lauren Priestley, www.stuff.co.nz

    17 January 2014

     
    Anna Nelson, Be. Leader 2011 recently graced the front page of the Central Leader for her role in the Do You Think I’m Sexy? exhibition. The project was a collaboration between AUT University and CCS Disability Action, and presents the thoughts of four young women as they challenge societal assumptions about sexuality and disability through photography.

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  • Be. Accessible and Inside Napier Inside Napier

    1 January 2014

     
    Be. Accessible gets promoted to Napier businesses in the January/February edition of "Inside Napier" 

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  • Transforming New Zealand Element Magazine

    30 December 2013

     

    18 Kiwi thought leaders wield their pens for change. Here is Minnie Baragwanath on Accessibility.

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