95,000 Young New Zealander’s identify as disabled.
According to Sport New Zealand, disabled young people are under-represented in sport and active recreation.
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Understanding young peoples’ experiences in disability sport and active recreation in Aotearoa New Zealand. This week, after 3 years and 11 days, I submitted by PhD thesis to the University of Waikato. It has been an amazing journey which allowed me to follow my passion as a practitioner into the academic realm. The abstract below from…
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