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Volunteer For Blind Week And Support Kiwis Living Beyond Vision Loss

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 1:36 pm | Blind Low Vision NZ

Blind Low Vision NZ, formerly Blind Foundation, is seeking volunteers to support this year’s Blind Week street collection on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 October. Volunteers play a crucial role in raising funds needed to provide practical and emotional ... More >>

People Who Are Blind Or Have Low Vision Can Cast A Secret Vote

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 12:36 pm | Blind Low Vision NZ

Have you ever wondered how you vote when you can’t see a ballot paper? At this time, telephone voting is the only way a secret vote can be cast by people who are blind or have low vision. “It’s as close as I can get to secret voting,” says ... More >>

Bake A Difference For Blind Low Vision NZ

Monday, 20 July 2020, 1:09 pm | Blind Low Vision NZ

With the flour shortage over, the most important ingredient to make Bikkie Day a success on 7 August 2020 is you. Blind Low Vision NZ (formerly Blind Foundation) is calling all bakers to make and sell bikkies to empower Kiwis who are blind, deafblind ... More >>

Born Accessible: A Win For Access And Publishers

Friday, 5 June 2020, 2:50 pm | Blind Low Vision NZ

It was a monumental moment for Blind Low Vision NZ and the disability community when New Zealand become a member of the Marrakesh Treaty earlier this year. It was something we had been advocating for over ten years. More >>

Blind Low Vision NZ Working Collaboratively To Ensure No One Left Behind During Covid-19 Lockdown

Monday, 6 April 2020, 1:32 pm | Blind Low Vision NZ

Blind Low Vision NZ is uniting with blind, low vision, deafblind and other organisations to ensure Kiwis living with sight loss have access to the essentials during the Covid-19 crisis. “Access to essential services such as the supermarket and the pharmacies ... More >>