Community : Sports, Recreation & Leisure

Our vision is to encourage and offer the opportunity to as many disabled people as possible to get out onto the bowling greens of New Zealand and around the World.
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Able Tours Enable Ltd

Able Tours Enable Limited are an essential and specialist service to adults and young people with special needs.
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Big Fun NZ Ltd

Big's Fun's objective is to provide a fun environment where people can gain confidence by improving their co-ordination, balance, strength and gross motor skills.
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Boccia New Zealand

Boccia New Zealand promotes and supports the sport of boccia amongst all people with a physical disability throughout New Zealand.
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Burwood Hospital Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Pool

A range of health services are offered.
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Canterbury UPP Club

The UPP Club is a place where we meet friends, learn new skills and have fun.
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Christchurch Riding for the Disabled

We provide therapeutic horse riding programmes for children & adults to improve their physical, intellectual and emotional well-being.
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Deaf Society Canterbury Inc

Provides social and recreational opportunities for the Deaf community
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Delta Community Support Trust

Delta Friendship Link aspires to support people with intellectual and psychological disability to foster friendships of their own accord. At the same time it seeks to break down barriers between people with disabilities and the wider community.
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Disabled Snowsports Canterbury Inc

Aims to encourage people with disabilities to learn to ski/board not only for recreation, but to experience the sense of freedom and mobility, build self esteem and confidence
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Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

Founded by Olympic champion Sir Murray Halberg (ONZ) in 1963, the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation aims to enhance the lives of physically disabled young people, their families and communities, by enabling them to participate in sport.
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Handiscope

A voluntary community project aimed at assisting people to live a full and happy life.
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Inclusive Communities

Aims to increase opportunities to participate in recreation, sport, arts and leisure activities for disabled people in Christchurch
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Jolt Dance

Jolt’s vision is to give a creative voice to people with disabilities and celebrate their uniqueness through dance.
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La Famia Creative Arts

La Famia Creative Arts is a registered Charity that provides art and craft workshops for the disabled. Our vision is to form a creative community and support network with an emphasis, but not limited, to people who are marginalised due to their mental or physical disabilities.
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Learn Active

Our aim is to give students with Intellectual Disabilities the opportunity to explore and have fun in the outdoors while learning new skills, meeting new friends and achieving goals.
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Recreate NZ

To provide quality, age-appropriate, adventure, recreational and social programmes for children and young people with disabilities, to improve their physical, intellectual and emotional wellbeing.
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Ross Brereton Consulting

Advocating for the rights of disabled students/people to inclusive education and employment. The Consultancy offers extensive experience in the human rights and advocacy of disabled people (refer to website)
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Special Olympics

Special Olympics New Zealand offers a year-round programme of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
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Sport Canterbury

More people, more active, more often. The aim of the Sport Opportunity Advisor is to ensure disabled people have the opportunity to participate in sport and physical activity of their choice.
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Star Jam

StarJam is an award-winning super-charity that provides performance opportunities for young people with disabilities. StarJam is known for creating inspirational performances and transforming lives. The young people who get involved with StarJam gain respect, confidence, empowerment, new friends, new hope and new purpose within a fun and inclusive atmosphere
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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award is a voluntary, non-competitive programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities designed to support the person and social development of young people aged 14-25 regardless of gender, background or ability.
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The Southern Centre

Experience a world of sensory magic where light, sound, scent and touch are paramount. The Southern Centre multi sensory facility, located at Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre is fully inclusive and promotes recreation experiences for all.
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up2date

To provide information, resources, support worker database for use by disabled people and families.
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Whetu Star

Our vision is to support families and their children with disabilities, as they seek to lead their children in God’s ways.
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Your Studio Trust

Provides fine arts tuition for people with intellectual and/or psychiatric disabilities
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