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Our partners and supporters

Blind & Low Vision NZ is delighted to partner with, and thank, our very special partners.  The life changing work we do would not be possible without their support.

Corporate partners

Hills transforming livesHill’s Pet Nutrition

Hill’s Pet Nutrition began in 1939 and their brands Prescription Diet™ and Science Diet™ pet foods offer the highest-quality pet nutrition available. The nutritional formulation that became the first product in the Hill’s Prescription diet was formulated for a guide dog Buddy, in the United States.

Today the partnership offers Blind & Low Vision NZ Guide Dogs nutritional diets from its pet food range to help guide dog puppies perform at their best.

The support from Hill’s Pet Nutrition assures that guide dog puppies get the very best start to their important careers as working guide dogs.

Milford investment expertise logoMilford Investment Expertise

Milford is a boutique investment firm that exists to grow the wealth of their clients and New Zealand.   They provide a range of investment products and services designed to help clients meet their specific investment objectives, including PIE Funds and KiwiSaver.

Milford is proud to support Blind & Low Vision NZ Library and give the gift of reading to Kiwis who are blind or have low vision.

Hudson Gavin Martin logoHudson Gavin Martin

Hudson Gavin Martin (HGM) has supported Blind & Low Vision NZ as its primary legal advisors for the past five years.

HGM is a boutique law firm specialising in technology and intellectual property. They provide practical and innovative solutions to commercial and legal issues in relation to technology and intellectual property matters. Their passion and expertise in the area are second to none, and as such they are recognised as leaders in their field.

HGM are committed to playing their part in the community and are proud to be supporting Blind & Low Vision NZ.

Corporate supporters

Air New Zealand National Cargo

Since 1988 Air New Zealand National cargo has supported Blind & Low Vision NZ Guide Dogs by moving guide dogs and guide dog puppies in training around the country, to many destinations.

With their specialised knowledge to ensure the shipments are handled with utmost care, guide dogs and puppies are moved weekly by Air New Zealand National Cargo. The professional Air New Zealand team is used to moving a fully-fledged guide dog going to its new home with a Kiwi who is blind or has low vision, or an 8-week old puppy that is going to be trained by a voluntary puppy raiser for the next 12 months.

Trusts and Foundations

Blind & Low Vision NZ very grateful for the support provided by a number of generous Trusts and Foundations. In the past year we have received significant support from:

Lindsay Foundation logo
Lindsay Foundation
Perpetual Guardian logo
Perpetual Guardian
Lottery Grants Board logo
Lottery Grants Board
Public Trust logo
Public Trust
Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui logo
Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui
Auckland Council logo
Auckland Council

We have also received support from:

  • Pelorus Trust
  • The Law Foundation New Zealand
  • J R McKenzie Trust
  • The Lion Foundation
  • Thomas George Macarthy Trust
  • Grassroots Trust
  • Otago Community Trust
  • Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Trust (CERT)
  • Community Trust of Southland
  • Constellation Communities Trust
  • Maurice Paykel Charitable Trust
  • Rata Foundation (Formerly The Canterbury Community Trust)
  • Support For Volunteering Fund
  • Tennyson Charitable Trust
  • Trust Waikato
  • Dunedin City Council
  • Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board
  • Puketāpapa Local Board
  • Ōrākei Local Board
  • Howick Local Board
  • Māngere-Otāhuhu Local Board
  • Manurewa Local Board
  • Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board
  • Papakura Local Board
  • Hibiscus & Bays Local Board
  • Whau Local Board
  • Henderson-Massey Local Board
  • Timaru District Council
  • Mid & South Canterbury Community Trust

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