The Blind Foundation holds regular equipment display days across the country to introduce clients and the community to specialist equipment and services for people who are blind or have low vision.

As the dates below might be subject to change, please contact your local office or phone our friendly Contact Centre staff on 0800 24 33 33 to confirm. To view the latest equipment display days visit or users of TIS can listen using the TIS menu 3 7 8. Please note that magnifying and lighting assessments are not available at equipment display days listed below. Please contact your local office to organise any assessments you might require.

AreaVenueDate and Time
MatamataUnion Parish Church, Peria Street, Matamata2 May, 10.00am – 12.00pm
DunedinBlind Foundation, Corner of Hillside and Law Streets, Dunedin8 May, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
New PlymouthNew Plymouth Blind Foundation Office Hall, 129-131 Vivian Street, New Plymouth17 May, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Palmerston NorthPalmerston North BF Office, 49 Walding Street, Palmerston North30 May, 10.00am – 12.00pm
OamaruBlind Foundation Hall, Stewart Street, Oamaru11 June, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
BalcluthaSt Marks Anglican Church, 19-21 Renfrew Street, Balclutha12 June, 11.00am – 3.30pm
AshburtonVintage Railway and Historical Museum, 19 Maronan Road, Tinwald, Ashburton26 July, 11.00am – 12.30pm
TimaruBlind Foundation Hall, 63 Grey Road, Timaru24 July, 11.30am – 1.30pm
DunedinBlind Foundation, Corner of Hillside and Law Streets, Dunedin14 August, 1.00pmĀ  – 3.00pm
RangioraKnox Presbyterian Church, Corner of High and King Street, Rangiora16 August, 11.00am – 1.00pm
HamiltonHamilton Social Centre, 15 Liverpool Street, HamiltonTBC
LevinLevin Senior Citizens Rooms, Cambridge Street, Levin5 September, 11.00am – 1.00pm
South AucklandBlind Foundation Guide Dog Auditorium, 30 McVilly Road, ManurewaTBC
WanganuiWanganui Blind Foundation Office, 102 Peat Street, Wanganui6 September, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Waipukurau30 Jellicoe Street, Waipukurau16 September, 10.30am – 12.00pm
Upper HuttWellington Office, 121 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington21 September, 11.30am – 2.00pm
InvercargillInvercargill Blind Foundation Office, 172 Queens Drive, Richmond, Invercargill25 September, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
TaurangaTauranga Office, 160 Seventeenth Avenue, Tauranga SouthTBC
WhakataneConference Room, DRC Whakatane, 141-143 King Street, Whakatane6 November, 11.00am – 1.00pm
MosgielMosgiel RSA, 6 Church Street, Mosgiel (TBC)11 October, TBC
MorrinsvilleTBC23 October, TBC
WanakaSt Johns Rooms, 4 Link Way, Wanaka (TBC)20 November, TBC