Tropical beach with white sand, palm trees, and clear blue water.

Do you have a trip coming up? We’ve gathered some top tips for packing your bags if you are blind...

John Mulka, Blind & Low Vision NZ Chief Executive, shares his observations from Canada and casts fresh eyes over our...

Martine presenting at NFB Convention, July 2019 for WBU

Martine Abel-Williamson presents at the National Federation of the Blind By Martine Abel-Williamson, World Blind Union Treasurer In July I...

Tanya Colvin, Accessibility Tick Programme Lead presents Blind Foundation Acting Chief Executive Greg Hurn with the Accessibility Tick award.

Today we are celebrating a special milestone. The Blind Foundation has been awarded the Accessibility Tick for escalating its commitment...

Close up of hands reading braille

Daphne French and her Alexa smart speaker One thing Daphne French, 97, misses most is reading the printed page. The...

Amanda Graney and her family

This National Volunteer Week, 16 – 22 June, we say thanks to our wonderful volunteers who weave communities together –...

Josephine Harte, 82, says the way she is coping with sight loss is through humour. The Nelson resident has macular...

Hands using orbit reader

Entries must be received by 4pm Monday 1 July. Are you keen to test your Braille writing abilities? Enter the...

Hands on a keyboard with bumpons.

Zoe Haughton, from Access Advisors, tells us her top five tips for improving digital communications with access in mind. 1....

A e-scooter is parking on the yellow tactile blocks

Last month we contacted Kiwis who are blind or have low vision and living in cities where e-scooter hire programmes...

Emma Crabbe is doing the interview to talk about her volunteer experience

Student Volunteer Week, 1-7 April 2019, celebrates and recognises the contributions of young people making meaningful contributions to their communities....