The Browsery : Newsletters and Magazines

Ongoing publications are a great way to stay up to date with all the latest information and support ideas.

Many NZ charities produce their own newsletters during the year, and joining a mailing list to receive these by email or post is easy. There are also resource catalogues and libraries you can subscribe to, a magazine for Carers, and government updates. I have listed these all below.

Internationally there are some wonderful titles also, but many do not offer post to overseas countries. It may be possible to pre-arrange/pre-pay for this or to view them online as PDFs.

If you know of any more great titles and resources, please send them to and I can add them to this database.

If your organisation produces any titles, please email them through (or contact me for mailing details) and I will gladly have a look, and add if appropriate.


New Zealand titles (29 titles)
Libraries (3 titles)
Journals (3 titles)
Reports (5 titles)
International titles (1 titles)
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New Zealand titles

Adaptive Technology Magazine

Phone 04 528 7600

Allergy Today - quarterly magazine

Phone 0800 34 0800

Information for Disability (Hawkes Bay) - bi-monthly newsletters

Phone 06 835 0781

New Zealand Tinnitus Association Inc. - quarterly journal

Phone 09 410 4939

NZ Spinal Trust Spinal Network News - quarterly newsletter

03 383 9484

Motor Neurone Disease Assn. newsletter

Phone 09 624 2148

National Foundation of the Deaf COMMUNICATE Newsletter

Contact email -

Parkinson's NZ UPBEAT newsletters

Phone 0800 473 4636

Polio Happenings - quarterly magazine

Phone 09 534 6151

Royal NZ Foundation for the Blind - OUTLOOK magazine

Phone 0800 24 33 33

The Disabled Persons Assembly - bi-monthly newsletter

Phone 04 801 9100

Without limits (formerly 'NZ disabled')- quarterly

Contact email -

CBR news


Auckland Disability Providers Network Inc. Newsletters

(09) 636 0351

Caring for carers

Disability Resource Centre


Homecare Services

Post-Polio -

Phone 0800 227 363

Kapiti Disability Information and equipment centre - Kapiti Grapevine e-newsletter

0800 69 33 42

Office for Disability issues

(4) 916 3300.

Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust - Te Whetumaramatanga newsletter

(09) 276 6282

The Asian Network Inc - newsletters

Phone 09 815 2338

Good Practise Participate (Office for the community and voluntary sector)

Phone 4 495 7200

Arts Access Aotearoa

Contact 4 802 4349

Be Accessable - monthly newsletters

Phone 9 309 8966

Altogether Autism

Contact -

Employers' Disability Network : Including EEO Trust monthly bulletin, Australian Network on Disability monthly bulletin, ILO Global Business and Disability Network newsletter and The Employers' Forum on Disability (UK) updates.

Phone 4 978 4142

Halberg Trust - Sporting opportunities for the disabled newsletters

Phone 9 579-9931

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NZ Spinal Trust Network Library

Phone 03 383 9484

CCS Disability Action Library Catalogue: Including 5,000 plus disability-related books, DVDs, and magazines.

Phone 0800 227 2255

University of Otago Disability Information & Support resource library

Phone 03 479 8235

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NZ Journal of Disability Studies

Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability published by AHEAD (Association of Higher Education and Disability)

The Skill Journal: The journal about education, training and employment for people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities

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Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Students: Access to Postsecondary Education. (1995). A report by the National Foundation for the Deaf, New Zealand.

Kirkland C. (1990). University Education for Students with Disabilities. A report to the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Lang K. (1993). WE CAN DO IT University Education for Students with Disabilities. A report for CAN-DO (Campus Abilities and Disabilities Organisation), Victoria University.

McKay D. R., Rowlands M., Ballard K., Smith K., & Gleeson B. (1995). Disability and Tertiary Education: A study in three settings: A Research Report to the Ministry of Education. Dunedin: University of Otago.

Neilson W. & Ryber K. (1993). Does Mainstreaming Include Training Students with Disabilities To Be Teachers?. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association For Research in Education, Hamilton.

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International titles