Dr Huhana Hickey MNZM

Image description: Dr Huhana Hickey smiles from her wheelchair inside a homely place. She is wearing a blue hoodie with a heart-shaped rainbow motif on the front.

Dr Huhana Hickey (MNZM) (Ngāti Tāhinga, Whakatōhea) talks to Áine about looking for belonging when disability is stigmatised, healing from trauma, coming together as a disability community, staying healthy on social media and more. 

Dr Huhana Hickey (MNZM) (Ngāti Tāhinga, Whakatōhea) is an academic and disability rights lawyer. She has multiple sclerosis, was the first openly disabled Housing NZ board member and is an unflinching advocate for whānau hauā and all disabled people. 

Watch the interview by clicking the link below, which is hosted on YouTube 

or you can read the transcript of the interview in Google docs or read a summary of the main points from the Q&A in Google docs