Disability Information, Disability News

Online Information Hub provides answers

The way people access information today is changing – something Hamilton-based charitable trust Life Unlimited sees first hand as part of its ongoing Ministry of Health disability information contract. With this in mind Life Unlimited has designed an information resource with input from disabled people and their families to provide the sort of information they […]

Disability News, Mobility

Life on the road

29 May 2017 – Keep an eye out for the new Life Unlimited Store vans hitting the roads around Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua. General Manager Enterprise, William Hughes, says the distinctive new vans will enable Life Unlimited Store, part of Life Unlimited Charitable Trust, to take information and equipment services out into the community. “We […]

Disability News

Gisborne Store is on the move

Gisborne Life Unlimited Store will relocate to 105 Disraeli Street from 3 April 2017. The new address offers a more central location with modern facilities and convenient parking. It provides an ideal space to showcase the Store’s core product range alongside the online store at www.lifeunlimitedstore.co.nz. Opening hours will also change from April. The store […]

Disability News

Power chair donated to Hamilton Zoo

13 October 2016 A collaboration led by Friends of Hamilton Zoo has made an electric wheelchair available to mobility-impaired visitors to the popular city zoo. Costing $5,000 and funded through a community grant from the Lion Foundation, the wheelchair is available for hire as of today (13 October). It has been supplied by health and disability […]

Disability News

Disability News

Building a new disability strategy The first phase of updating the New Zealand Disability Strategy has drawn to a close. The initial part of the process lasted for five weeks, and asked disabled New Zealanders, their friends, whanau and supporters to join the conversation and share their ideas about how they could live a good […]

Disability News

Regional focus: news from Gisborne

Stroke survivors find support in Gisborne We usually associate strokes with our older citizens, but strokes can happen to any person at any age. At the Life Unlimited Store in Gisborne, one of our long-term volunteers suffered a debilitating stroke at age 29.  It was a long journey back for Julie Stevenson, but she has […]