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Is New Zealand ready for More Diversity on Screen?

Posted by Diversityworks Trust on 19 July 2013, 11:46 am in , , , ,

The More Diversity on Screen campaign set out to begin a new conversation with the public and media industry in New Zealand about disability and diversity on screen.

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Campaign aims to get disability seen more on screen

Posted by Diversityworks on 25 March 2013, 3:10 pm in , , , , ,

MEDIA RELEASE

25 March 2013

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Archiving project focuses on history of New Zealand Sign Language

Posted by Diversityworks on 27 July 2012, 6:38 am in , , ,

Media Release – 26 July 2012

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Media encouraged to embrace uniqueness

Posted by Diversityworks on 15 February 2012, 1:35 pm in , ,

Diversityworks Trust  has received a grant from the Ministry of Social Development's "Think Differently" Disability Campaign to influence the media's portrayal of disability.

Media has a high conscious and sub-conscious impact on society. ’Unique Extras’ is a project that aims to use popular culture through the media to make disabled people visible in everyday life. TV drama, film and advertising reaches audiences across New Zealand. 

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Concern that disabled people could suffer more in a disaster

Posted by Philip on 21 September 2010, 5:50 pm in , , , ,

Disabled people, elderly people – even children – are needlessly vulnerable and could suffer unnecessarily in a disaster because they are not ready to act in an emergency. Civil Defence may not be ready to support them, says Diversityworks Trust, which will host a workshop to help people plan to survive in the event of a disaster.

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