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Dick&Jane and the value of keeping things small

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Dick&Jane and the value of keeping things small

If ever a business better embodied the phrase ‘two’s company, three’s a crowd’, it would be Dick&Jane;, creative brainchild of Olivia (Jane) Swinn and Paul (Richard) Johnson. With almost 40 years of experience between them, the company was built from a desire to be smaller, faster and braver.

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Two New Zealand-based childhood friends have created and launched a world-first product which gives people who usually use wheelchairs the opportunity to climb up and down stairs, sit, stand, step backwards, sideways and forwards. In a nutshell, it provides the opportunity for people in wheelchairs who want to walk to do just that.