November 2007

AccEase tester Welly Award winner

Congratulations to AccEase web site tester Darryl Alexander. He is the winner of the Youth Section of this year’s Wellys, Wellingtonian of the Year awards.


November 2007

AccEase tester Welly award finalist

Congratulations to AccEase web site tester Darryl Alexander. He is a finalist in the youth section of this year’s Wellys, Wellingtonian of the Year awards.

Darryl is passionate about Sign Language. He is a freelance tutor who also runs a sign language course at Victoria University. He was Mr Deaf New Zealand in 2001, and is captain of the NZ Deaf rugby team.

Best of luck Darryl from everyone at AccEase for the awards night on November 15th. Watch this space!


October 2007

Low Visionary Blog

Read Robyn's new Low Visionary blog for the good oil on disability experience, web accessibility and more.


September 2007

Wellington e-government BarCamp

NZ Buzzy Bee over Flame BarCamp logo.

AccEase is attending and presenting at this event (15th September). Much of our work is with government clients and we want to influence Government 2.0.

Watch this space.


July 2007


Second Government web site accessibility survey

AccEase has completed our second government web site survey for the Office for Disability issues and the State Services Commission.. We found that there has been an improvement in the standard of accessibility overall, but there are still some common problems.

Read more about the survey on the Office for Disability Issues web site.


February 2006

Accessibility Accreditation Awards

Congratulations to the inaugural recipients of the Accessibility Accreditation Award, Department of Internal Affairs for CommunityNet Aotearoa, Office for Disability Issues and Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. Congratulations also to the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, recipient of a Best Practice Award.