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Wednesday April 5, 2017

readers have their say... Find out the WORD on the Street.

Q: What shop would you like to see when the Mall is redeveloped?

Kiriana Habib, Wainuiomata

Dre McLeod, Wainuiomata

Ronin Takawe, Wainuiomata

Jake Harman, Wainuiomata

Harrison Julius, Wainuiomata

“KFC – because it’s delicious.”

“A casino -so I can get all the cash.”

“A Chinese takeaway – I like rice, noodles and wonton noodle soup.”

“Rebel Sports – there’s no proper clothing shops here anymore.”

“A scooter shop - so if people need to fix up their scooter they have a scooter shop to go to.”

Margaret Mitchison, Wainuiomata “It would be some sort of clothes shop – a reasonably priced clothes shop.”

LETTERS to the editor

Council consulting on disability strategy

Letters on issues of community interest are welcomed. Guidelines are that they should be no longer than 150 words. They must be signed and a street address provided to show good faith, even if a nom de plume is provided for publication. The editor reserves the right to abridge letters or withhold unsuitable letters from publication. Send or fax them to the address on page two, or email them to Please note that your name and street address must also be provided in e mails.

Dear Ed, One of the issues that the Hutt City Council is consulting on is accessibility in relation to the New Zealand Disability Strategy. In December 2016 at the Hutt City Council meeting a member of the Disabled Person Assembly told HCC




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he started the project in 2014. After doing a lot reading and research and after two amicable meetings with Mayor Ray Wallace, I find the council term of Accessible Design comes from none other than Wikipedia. The Disability Strategy states universal is distinct from ac-

cessible design and the comment made in Hutt City Council made out they are similar. Accessibly is one of the outcomes of the disability strategy and council is consulting on a definition from Wikipedia . The New Zealand Disability Strategy say that accessibility is minimum and has schedules

of implementation which started 2017 to 2027. My point is though you should not be consulting on something that come from Wikipedia you should work with framework in the New Zealand Disability Strategy. Mike Grigg

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