People talk about their lives and their work
Over time we have gathered some videoclips of inspiring people and we have gathered them together on this page. Click on the names to access the clips.
Vivienne is Anne's mother. Anne is passionate about meeting new people and developing her art business. She is an emerging artist interested in developing a micro-business as part of the portfolio of experiences she wants to learn from.
The communication and team work skills she will acquire during this experience will not only help develop her business but also improve her chances to get employed if she wants to later.
How come the sexuality of disabled people is such a contentious issue?
How come systems and people can plan to support disabled people's basic needs for food and roof but have more difficulty supporting their need for love and closeness to other human beings? Claire debunks myths in this domain and leads us through some sound reasoning and bold vision.
Julia's family life is organised around providing her son with independence. She followed his passion for mechanics and tractors that she noticed at a young age.
Individualised Funding provided the resources to allow to put this vision into action.
Andrew, from People First New Zealand, talks about how important it is for him to feel that he is contributing to his community. His first job was pivotal in helping him feel included and valued.
Lyndsay Tahitahi with one of her mokopuna. She talks about the importance of community in her life.
15.8.1976 — 25.10.2012
In mid 2010, when he was 34, Michael Butterworth moved into his own home for the first time.