The policy is designed to block disabled migrants that could overly burden taxpayers.
Former Paralympic sprinter John McFall's selection by the ESA is part of the agency's ambition to test feasibility and bring greater diversity to space travel.
The annual Attitude Awards are being given a miss this year due to uncertainty around funding and Covid-19 concerns.
Leon and Haylee McDonald said Woodville School told them their son could not return until a secure fence was completed, which might not happen until February.
Raema's attempts to return an item which wasn't broken were initially stymied by the fine print.
There's less than a month left to submit on the Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill, which advocates are calling “a paper tiger with no real teeth”.
It's World Sight Day, and the service that provides audio descriptions for 7% of New Zealanders is being celebrated.
The Acceptable Standard of Health requirement is splitting families and advocates say it's even forcing residents with New Zealand born children to leave.
The Education Review Office has found one in five parents are discouraged from enrolling their disabled child at a local school.
When the club began in 1922 with eight members, Sign Language wasn’t universally accepted and was largely used in secret.
Sienna Opie, 10, waited five years for Rocco - and there are 50 other families waiting for theirs.
In Australia, England, and America, closed captioning is required by law. But, in New Zealand, there is no legal requirement to caption.
Deaf Kiwis will be able to consult on changes to the NZSL Act in a process led in Sign Language.
Whaikaha CEO Paula Tesoriero says changing people's views on disability is key to improving the lives of Kiwis living with impairments.
For the first time, a New Zealander living with disability has been appointed to lead a government ministry.
New figures show their unemployment rate is almost two and half times that of the general population.
The LEGO Foundation's given New Zealand 500 sets, so children with little to no vision can learn Braille in a fun way.
After the shows this week at Auckland's Q Theatre, Rodney Bell will take his performance to the world, starting with arts festivals across Australia.
The findings suggest only a third of carers are satisfied with their lives and a shocking 70% have high levels of depression or anxiety.
The Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill had its first reading in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon.