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Raise Your Paws To Help Raise The Next Generation Of NZ Guide Dogs

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 6:26 am | Blind Low Vision NZ

Blind Low Vision NZ Guide Dog Puppy Vinnie Are you one of New Zealand’s next group of puppy loving volunteers? Put your best paw forward! The search is on to find this year’s pack of puppy loving volunteers to hit the streets and collect money for ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Foundation Of The Blind (Blind Low Vision NZ) Chair, Rick Hoskin Retires After Nine Years

Monday, 30 November 2020, 9:56 am | Blind Low Vision NZ

Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (Blind Low Vision NZ), wishes Rick Hoskin, Board Chair well on his retirement, and acknowledges his passion and commitment to the organisation. Rick has chosen to retire from his governance role after 11 years ... More >>

Blind Low Vision NZ Client Denied Access To Wellington Bus

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 4:03 pm | Blind Low Vision NZ

Blind Low Vision NZ (formerly Blind Foundation), expresses support for its Wellington based client George Taggart and his guide dog Guss after they were denied access to a Wellington bus. John Mulka, Blind and Low Vision NZ Chief Executive, says this ... More >>

Blind Low Vision NZ Encourages Kiwis To Keep Them In Sight

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 6:40 am | Blind Low Vision NZ

Fraser Alexander started losing his vision as a teenager and by 37 years old, Fraser was blind, but this hasn’t stopped him from packing more into his life than most of us. Fraser has run the New York Marathon twice and explored the world, travelling ... More >>

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 >>