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Blind and partially sighted students get fair deal

Friday, 22 October 2010, 11:21 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Blind and partially sighted students will receive a better deal as a result of the Government’s response to the Ministry of Education’s Review of Special Education, ‘Success for All – Every School, Every Child’. More >>

Help eliminate avoidable blindness

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 3:10 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

While a staggering 4 percent of the world’s population is blind or partially sighted, 80 percent of blindness is avoidable. More >>

Rewinding 120 years in the countdown to Blind Week

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 12:42 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Running from Tuesday 26 October to Monday 1 November, Blind Week is a special occasion this year as the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) is celebrating 120 years of service to blind and partially sighted New Zealanders. More >>

Give Blind Week 120 minutes for 120 years

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 3:43 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Blind Week is coming up, and this year it’s an extra special time as the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) is celebrating 120 years of service! More >>

RNZFB Celebrates Helen Keller Day

Saturday, 26 June 2010, 10:45 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

On Sunday 27 June people all over the world will honour Helen Keller, an inspirational deafblind woman who has touched the hearts of people from all walks of life, and notably deafblind people. More >>

Fisher & Paykel Finance Supports Guide Dog Service

Saturday, 29 May 2010, 11:13 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

A giant bone-shaped donation will see the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) Red Puppy Appeal come even closer to the $1million target fundraising campaign. More >>

New deal sealed for country's guide dogs

Monday, 24 May 2010, 1:03 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) and Hill's Pet Nutrition (NZ) Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership that seals a three year deal on special nutrition requirements for the country’s guide dogs. More >>

Deafblind workshop marks promising future

Thursday, 18 March 2010, 5:21 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Between 12-14 March, over thirty deafblind members of The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) and Deafblind (NZ) Incorporated gathered for a three-day long workshop in Wellington. The first of its kind in New Zealand, the workshop was designed ... More >>

RNZFB: A Recipe for Red Puppy Cookies

Thursday, 18 March 2010, 5:18 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

As if gorgeous puppies weren’t sweet enough, this year’s Red Puppy Appeal has added a further touch of sweetness with the release of the Red Puppy Cookie Cutter. More >>

RNZFB elects new Chair

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 4:43 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) is pleased to announce that Geraldine Glanville has been elected as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. More >>

RNZFB farewells longstanding Chair

Thursday, 19 November 2009, 12:41 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind’s (RNZFB’s) Chairman Don McKenzie has retired from his role as Chair of the Board of Directors. He stepped down from his position formally at the Foundation’s recent Annual General Meeting. More >>

Blind man honoured for services to New Plymouth

Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 11:31 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

A Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) member and New Plymouth District Councillor has been recognised for his services to both the local community and the wider blindness community within New Zealand. On Saturday, Lance Girling-Butcher ... More >>

Support Molly’s Blind Week and make a difference

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 10:31 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind’s Blind Week appeal has just begun and runs from 27 October – 2 November. This year we are celebrating ‘Molly’s Blind Week’, with five-year old member Molly as the face of the appeal. Blind Week ... More >>

You Can Make For Molly this Blind Week

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 10:11 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Next week the Royal New Zealand of the Blind is celebrating ‘Molly’s’ Blind Week as part of their annual Blind Week appeal which runs from 27 October – 2 November. The Foundation urges New Zealanders to see the difference they can make to the lives ... More >>

Support Molly’s Blind Week and Make a Difference!

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 5:16 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind’s Blind Week appeal has just begun and runs from 27 October – 2 November. This year we are celebrating ‘Molly’s Blind Week’, with five-year old member Molly as the face of the appeal. Blind Week ... More >>

Help Give Power To Guide Dogs In The Making

Friday, 27 March 2009, 1:37 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The RNZFB’s Red Puppy Appeal will be off to a paw-stomping start next week, running 3-5 April. The appeal is all about giving “Power to the Puppies” so they can grow up to become life-changing guide dogs. The RNZFB’s Executive Director Marketing ... More >>

It's time to give power to the puppies!

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 12:16 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind's (RNZFB's) Red Puppy Appeal is on from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 April. More >>

Red Puppy Appeal volunteer collectors needed

Friday, 27 February 2009, 10:54 am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Red Puppy Appeal is on soon, but the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) still needs hundreds more volunteer collectors to help! More >>

Red Puppy Appeal needs volunteer collectors

Monday, 2 February 2009, 3:34 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Thousands of volunteers from across the country are desperately needed for the Red Puppy Appeal, Friday 3 to Sunday 5 April. During the appeal, the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) aims to raise more than $1 million to fund its Guide ... More >>

Support Blind Week and make a difference!

Monday, 20 October 2008, 1:12 pm | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The RNZFB's Blind Week Appeal kicks off next week and runs from 28 October - 3 November. We need your help to raise $1.1 million! More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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