Talking About Seeing


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Talking About Seeing

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Talking About Seeing 05-12-2022 Audio Described Gardens( 0:55:5)       
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Robin Martin (RNZ) shares some audio with us from the Audio Described Gardens for the visually impaired, which was part of the Garden Festival 2022. Then we hear from Lance, Halina, and Bev about how they found the tour, and the future of audio descriptions in the community.
Published: 6/12/2022 4:15:00 p.m.
Talking About Seeing 28-11-2022 Matthew and Tarryn & Collective Vision( 0:47:29)       
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Matthew tells Tarryn about living life one day at a time after his accident and setting up Collective Vision. After Louis serenades us, we meet Heath and have a laugh with Richard and Geoff while they describe their weekly gardening gig, clearing up, constructing raised beds and enriching lives.
Published: 29/11/2022 12:45:00 p.m.
Talking About Seeing 21-11-2022 Lance and Chrissie( 0:46:8)       
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Lance talks to Chrissie Cowan, chair of Access Alliance and CEO of Kapo Māori Aotearoa, which supports the needs of young and old, and their families and promotes indigenous rights. All are welcome, so in September 2023 you could attend their next conference in Queenstown when they celebrate 40 years of looking after Kapo people, their whanau and caregivers.
Published: 22/11/2022 10:30:00 a.m.
Talking About Seeing 14-11-2022 Lance and John( 1:9:59)       
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John Mulka introduces Lance to vision loss assistant dogs, another option for companionship, and explains how guide dogs are skill trained and socialised in the indoor mobility training centre and kennels. His challenges are matching the ever-increasing demands for technology training, striving for an all-encompassing society with powerful legislation and 100% government funding of core services to free up the charitable dollar for well-being services.
Published: 15/11/2022 11:15:00 a.m.
Talking About Seeing 07-11-2022 Richard, Gill and Narelle( 0:47:19)       
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Richard hears from Jill and Narelle how they collaborate with their very determined husbands, Aleister from episode 8 and Gene from episode 5. They love getting people equipment, organizing the annual bowls competition, and encouraging others to overcome their fear and find out what they can do.
Published: 8/11/2022 12:00:00 p.m.
Talking About Seeing 31-10-2022 Lynda and Richard( 0:44:48)       
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Lynda shares with Richard a few tears and her treasured memories of Torben, clever and witty, who loved to ride his bike, swim and boogie to Queen. Enrich your empathy and understanding as you follow her journey through grief supported by friends, other affected families, BLENNZ and an unforgettable Make-a-Wish trip to London with Torben and his brother.
Published: 1/11/2022 11:00:00 a.m.

Blind Low Vison NZ Taranaki commissioned a project to provide a resource of recorded conversations that illustrate the wide range of ways blind and deaf-blind people experience the world in 2022.

Host: Geoff Aiken

Produced By: Access Radio Taranaki

Language: English

Category: Health & Disability

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