Question Time with Shakti

Young and suave, Shakti’s confidence took a hit when he left his friends at high school for university in the big city. He tells us how he found his groove and why a certain bar owner thinks he’s a health and safety risk.

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Question Time with Jai

Jai’s life nearly ended after a dip in the ocean resulted in a high-level spinal injury. He explains how he’s carved out a great life for himself and why he has no use for pick-up lines.

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Question Time with Manu

Manu’s life hit a low point when he became too big for his family to take him on outings. Find out how a special teacher fought to reconnect Manu with the outside world

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Question Time with Victoria

Victoria is proof that Deaf can do anything. But this busy mum, student and entrepreneur tells us that ignoring her language needs makes life unnecessarily challenging.

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Question Time with Eilish

Having faced down death … twice … Eilish knows not to sweat the small stuff. Vision impaired due to an inoperable brain tumour, Eilish’s trusty guide dog Loie, has given a new found independence. Now she’s determined to experience all life has to offer.

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Question Time with Tim

Tim is a talented musician and he’s passionate about helping people to find their tribe: in this short piece he talks abut the bullies and what he did to combat them.

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How to prevent or reduce back pain

Back pain can have a significant impact on day to day life. As with most injuries, prevention is better than cure, so reduce your risk of developing back pain with these tips and read about assistive aids to manage pain and stay active.

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Respite and carer support

Respite and Carer Support are funded by the Ministry of Health and provide an opportunity for you to get a much needed break. But, there are also other ways you can take time out to relax and unwind.

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