Archive: 2016

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Why 3D printing is changing the world, from Wellington

Great story on the latest advances in 3D technology and right here in New Zealand Click here to read the article. Read More

Sports-mad child amputee starstruck by surprise visit from Paralympian Liam Malone

Lucas Robins got his first prosthetic leg when he was 10 months old, but needs a more robust leg to help him on the rugby fiel

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Technology changing prosthetics

Technology is opening up new possibilities for amputees and with the prospect of bionic limbs becoming a reality, midlands regional manager Laura Hillas explains just how much personalising goes into… Read More

Bionic joints could become a reality

Two successful businesses born out of the University of Auckland have flown back to the nest to work on a project that could make the bionic joints of 1970s television… Read More

3D printing helping amputees

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Learning to run: The progression of Paralympic Games champion Liam Malone

If Liam Malone can continue to improve at a rapid rate, his former track coach believes he will become the first New Zealand athlete to run 400m under 46 seconds. Read More

Paralympic heroes Liam Malone and Sophie Pascoe turn adversity into gold

It’s easy to get carried away when considering sports stars.   Here, the All Blacks are treated as heroes. Globally, top players are megastars. Read More

Be Accessible

The Movement  Imagine a world where every person, building and community is truly accessible.   That world is what Be. Accessible has set out to create.   Be. Read More

New Zealand Paralympics bronze medallist Rory McSweeney reveals battle with depression

New Zealand Paralympics star Rory McSweeney has revealed he battled depression during "a crazy journey" towards his Rio bronze medal. Read More

Paralympics: Techno-athletes Rio-bound

Photo: LAWRENCE SMITH/FAIRFAX NZ Gold medallist Cameron Leslie has a new spring in his step. Read More

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