Bernadette Macartney

Image description: Bernadette Macarteney and Maggie Rose are looking at the camera and smiling. Bernadette has short hair, sun-glasses and a pounamu while Maggie Rose has a big grin and shoulder length dark hair. They are standing arm-in-arm on a sunny deck with bush in the background.

Bernadette Macartney is a parent of a young disabled woman and  a teacher educator, researcher, volunteer and disability rights activist. She coordinates a group at a local high school for disabled students and their families and is co-founder of the Silver Noodle Soup Film and Theatre Trust which is a Wellington based disability-led and focussed performance company.