Media Release

Workbridge is the largest New Zealand-owned employment service for people with a disability or health condition.

Bridging the gap

Southland Express Article, October 2007 By Hamish McNeilly For hundreds of Southlanders who successfully achieved employment through Workbridge, they not only gained jobs but also a huge boost in confidence. A not-for-profit organisation, Workbridge's employment...

Focusing on abilities not disabilities

Community High Country Herald, South Canterbury, Wednesday 7 March 2007 By Esther Ashby-Coventry Pareora's Jenny Crawford is an inspiration, not only has she stomped and spat on adversity but she has ascended far above it to live a longheld dream. In 2004, while...

Geraldine enjoys the benefits of working

Palmerston North Guardian. Thursday 15 March 2007 This week (March 12 to 16) is schizophrenia week. One person in a hundred is affected by Schizophrenia and one of those people is Geraldine Bryant. Geraldine is making the most of her life and seven months ago...

Daniel already knows the drill

North Shore Times, 23 October 2007 By Michelle Lotter A special 18-year-old has been keeping his colleagues on their toes since he started work at a dental supplies company. Daniel Beverwijk has been making a much-appreciated contribution to his new workplace Henry...

Disabled Enabled

The Saturday Express, Blenheim, 12 April 2008 By Angela Crompton When work demands caused permanent damage to Cathy Macnee's back, future employment opportunities for the registered nurse looked stark. A whole new career path opened, however, when a Work &...

‘Hidden’ flaws can turn into stars

The Daily Post, Rotorua, July 2008 By Julie Taylor Not all disabilities are visible as apprentice panel beater Richard Gahan knows only too well. The 18-year old Rotorua man struggled at school and really only enjoyed automotive classes. He left school at 14...

Who got that job?

Dominion Post, Wellington, 4 July 2009 New Workbridge boss Grant Cleland's mission is to help people with a disability find employment and encourage employers to give them a go. Grant Cleland is a man on a mission to encourage employers to offer jobs to people with...