Will the Paralympics TV coverage have captions?

The New Zealand Olympic team delivered amazing results in Rio. (http://www.captionitnz.co.nz/thank-you-for-captioning-rio-2016-summer-olympics-able/ ). Many New Zealanders are keen to follow our Paralympians too. The Games start on September 7 till 18 September. We wish the NZ Paralympic team every success in Rio. The daily hour long highlights show, will have captioning (TVOne, 9.30pm http://tvnz.co.nz/tvnz-corporate-comms/ready-rio-most-extensive-free-air-broadcast-coverage-paralympic-games-its-way-6461268). TVNZ will broadcast more than 180 hours of Paralympic sport. The majority will be shown on TVNZ’s.

“One of these things is not like the other” – Sesame Street.

“One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn’t belong, Can you tell which thing is not like the others By the time I finish my song?” TV1, TV2, TV3, BRAVO “Did you guess which thing was not like the others? Did you guess which thing just doesn’t belong? If you guessed this one is not like the others,” BRAVO “Then you’re absolutely…right!” When.

We Need Words to Achieve Access. Press Release 19 May 2016.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day http://bitly.com/CaptionitNZPetition Imagine, if you will, a life without the ability to fully understand what is being said on television, in videos, on the telephone Today members of the New Zealand Captioning Working Group will submit a petition with more than 2,300 signatures asking “That the House of Representatives legislate to ensure accesssibility via closed captioning for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and other New Zealanders who need.

New Zealand – We Need Your Help! Press Release 18 May 2016.

The National Foundation for the Deaf underwriting $200,000 to enable broadcast captioning of the Rio Olympics Text GOLD to 4847 to help by donating $3.00 The National Foundation for the Deaf has underwritten $200,000 to enable live broadcast captioning of the Rio Olympics in August 2016. Live broadcast captions are similar to subtitles that you see on a foreign film but they are in the same language as the spoken.

Copyright Rights? Broadcast Rights? What of Human Rights?

Able are broadcasting live captions for the extended TVNZ One News midday broadcast of the All Blacks homecoming. I should feel ‘happy’. Instead I feel mad. TVNZ – still the only New Zealander broadcaster with the technical capability to support live captioning. The All Blacks arrived at Auckland Airport this morning. Breakfast television and many kiwis were there to meet them. No captions. No captions on breakfast TV news or.

What did Richie McCawesome, Captain of the Triumphant Rugby World Cup Winning All Blacks Say on TV?

No captions for Deaf & Hard of Hearing fans on free to air Prime TV or pay Sky in New Zealand, so the post match speeches became a lipreading challenge. Thanks to a transcript volunteer you can see what Richie said here: Commentator – The very first team to win Back to Back Rugby World Cups, is this your proudest moment? Richie McCaw – Absolutely, ah, you know we said.

TVNZ Loses Audio on Breakfast News, Causes Outcry. “Yet Every Single Day, thousands of New Zealanders who want to watch the Breakfast news are totally excluded”

Audiences today were outraged because of TVNZ’s loss of audio for over an hour on Breakfast news today. The NZ herald reported that… Despite a technical warning issued from presenters, several Breakfast viewers still took to their Facebook timelines to complain. One declared she “couldn’t function” without her favourite morning show while others turned to TV3. “OMG I start every day with Breakfast. This is so frustrating,” wrote one viewer,.

Watching Captioned TV in the UK – “I don’t understand the stance the New Zealand Government has on not legislating for Captioning.”

My first foray into the joy of captioning in the UK was on a Tuesday morning. While my daughter and her friends chatted and made breakfast, I noticed the breakfast news on. With Captions. I was riveted. This was the equivalence of our TV1’s Breakfast news. Same format even. And it was 100% live captioned. There was virtually no delay because the captions were done by scrolling. That is, the.

New Zealand Captioning Awards 2014: Acknowledging New Zealand’s Commitment to Better Captioning

The Captioning Working Group, with membership from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand, The Hearing Association New Zealand and The National Foundation for the Deaf are proud to announce the winners of the 2014 New Zealand Captioning Awards 2014. The Captioning Awards have been established to celebrate and recognise the work that individuals and organisations in New Zealand have done to increase accessibility to captioning across multiple environments. The winners of the.

Captioning Policies in New Zealand Across All Parties. “…support for captioning should not be a political issue – it’s all about access”

We’ve said from the outset that support for captioning should not be a political issue because it’s about access. As a country we are a signatory to the United Nations Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Article 9 – Accessibility applies to all people all of the time. This week New Zealand’s track record against the CRPD is under the microscope in Geneva, and access to captioning.