John Mulka smiling.

How did one of New Zealand’s oldest charities respond during the COVID-19 pandemic? By John Mulka A year ago this...

Alexa Smart Speaker.

Clients of Blind Low Vision NZ can get an Alexa Smart Speaker free of charge. With a few simple voice...

Close up of hands reading braille

Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (Blind Low Vision NZ), wishes Rick Hoskin, Board Chair well on his retirement,...

From left to right: Kapiti Mayor K Gurunathan, Gail Mann, Sue Emirali and Debra Duncan.

In honour of White Cane Day on 15 October, Sue Emirali writes about an epiphany her and her friend Gail...

We'd love to catch up over a cuppa, a bite to eat and have a chat. Join us for a...

Alexa Echo Dot smart speaker

Talking books will always have a place at Blind Low Vision NZ – but the way we are delivering them...

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General information regarding masks in the community New information and community recommendations and requirements are currently evolving relating to the...

People who are blind or have low vision can cast a secret vote

Have you ever wondered how you vote when you can’t see a ballot paper? At this time, telephone voting is...

Thomas Bryan, National Technology Advisor, explores the benefits of smart technology – smart rooms, smart speakers and devices that can...

Woman walking with a white cane.

Blind Low Vision NZ equipment services has refreshed the products we have available for our clients, to better reflect the...

Alexa Smart Speaker

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, 21 May 2020, we speak to Brenda Edhouse about how the SmartSpeaker Alexa has enriched...