Posts Tagged ‘Intellectually disabled’

NZ Immigration to deport intellectually-challenged Fijian

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

UPDATE Narayan given reprieve by the new government as deportation halted. Read More Original Post A young Fijian man with serious intellectual disabilities is on the verge of being deported back to Fiji. New Zealand Immigration plans to deport Sagar Narayan even though Sagar’s family has advised the government department that he had no support Read more

You can be as loud as you like at this Church service

Friday, October 21st, 2016

It’s often said Church is a place of solitude, reflection and silence. But that’s not the case at Joyful Ministries – a monthly church service and social group with activities for people with intellectual disabilities in Hamilton. Church goers are encouraged to express themselves by singing and being as loud as they please. Organiser Jeni Read more

St Vincent de Paul come to rescue of cruise ship

Friday, April 29th, 2016

St Vincent de Paul supplied The Radiance of the Seas with five thousand altar breads after it had run out a day before arriving in New Zealand. Marketing Manager Sarah Ford said the cruise director’s call was a big deal, as they usually only sell around 100 at a time. She said one of the Read more