Disabled person exchange heads to Kurashiki
11 April 2006
Christchurch’s Sister City Kurashiki is the destination for a group intent on exchanging ideas and programmes with the newly formed Kurashiki International Disabled Persons Association.
The group is replicating a visit from Kurahsiki last year and flies out on Friday (14 April). Kurashiki is Christchurch’s sister city in Japan.
The group’s six members include Kerri Bonner and Stephen Krammer, along with Trisha Ventom, the Christchurch City Council’s KiwiAble coordinator, and Justin Muschamp, the Halberg sporting opportunity adviser at Sport Canterbury.
The trip has been fully funded by Independent Fisheries and Air New Zealand.
● For more information about sister city relationships and exchanges, look here
● KiwiAble’s vision is to increase opportunities for inclusive recreation participation for people with disabilities. Based on the principles of inclusion, KiwiAble is committed to adopting an approach that supports participation and access for people with disabilities. It is part of the Council’s Recreation and Sports Unit and its funded is assisted by the Canterbury Community Trust.
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