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Hello and welcome to our August Newsletter!

We hope you’re keeping warm and well.

This month we’re excited to share that we’ve been nominated for the Westpac Business Awards! We’d love if you could vote for us for People’s Choice to show your support for the work we do! (Voting closes this Wednesday 18th August!)

We’re also sharing some great stories from over on our website. In the latest in our Talent Story Series we tell the story of Lucy, whose positive experience in our tertiary internship programme has been a bridge to a career she loves.

We’ve also written a blog on Universal Design, what is it, and why it forms part of our approach here at Be. Lab.

We want to make accessibility accessible to everyone so we’ve put together another free resource, a top tips article for businesses and individuals on how to make your social media more accessible.

Happy Reading, and thanks for everything you do to make New Zealand more accessible!

From Team Be.


Please show your support for the work we do and vote for us for People's Choice!

Here at Be. Lab we work every day to advance a society where every single New Zealander is valued, can contribute and can thrive.

Please show your support for our mahi and vote for us to win the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Westpac Business Awards!

(Voting closes August 18th!) 

To vote- go to this website:


We appreciate having you with us on the journey and know that together we can create a 100% Accessible Aotearoa New Zealand


Our Latest News


Be. Lab Talent Story- Lucy and Watercare

In our Talent Story Series we talk to people who have completed our internship programme and found their dream job.

This month, find out how Be. Lab’s Talent team supported Lucy into an awesome internship at Watercare, which has proved to be a bridge to a career she loves. Read the blog on our website:


Universal Design- What is it and why does it inform what we do?

At Be. Lab we believe that all spaces, places, products, services and experiences should be designed with access in mind, for the best possible experience for all users. Our approach is informed by universal design, and optimal practise accessible design.

We’ve put together a blog to explain universal design, how it is different to accessible design, and why we think it is important.

Find out more on our blog:



Top Tips- Making your social media posts more accessible

Making your social media posts accessible is the right thing to do, in order to include the 1 in 4 New Zealanders with access needs. But did you know that it incorporating accessibility into your business and social media marketing strategy is good for your business?

By ensuring your social media posts are accessible you’ll reach 100% of customers, and gain a reputation for accessibility. Find out more on our blog.


Discover all our latest accessibility news on our website and speak to our friendly team to find out how we can support you, and your business's accessibility journey.

E-mail or phone (09) 3098966.


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