Pacific Services

Introduces Pacific Services and the Blind Low Vision NZ as a nationwide service for all people especially Pacific who are experiencing issues with their sight loss.

Talofa Lava, Malo e Lelei, Kia Orana, Fakalofa Lahi Atu, Bula Vi Naka, Taloha Ni.

A warm Pacific welcome to Blind Low Vision NZ.

We have a specialist team who can help Pacific Island clients access our full range of services and equipment. We provide cultural support and help you to engage as fully as possible with your community.

To get in touch, please call 0800 24 33 33 or email pacific@blindlowvision.org.nz

To find out more about the Pacific Island Peer Support groups, contact Fatima Akehurst either via telephone on 09 2816516, extension 8516; or by e-mailing fakehurst@blindlowvision.org.nz

Our Clients’ Stories

Ese Aumalesulu at home

Introduces Ese as a working dad while showing it’s not impossible to raise a family despite being blind.

Parveen Shankar at work

Introduces Parveen and his experience of becoming totally blind and his ambition to work like he used to before the onset of blindness.

Lipina Tupou in the community

Introduces Lipina and her personal journey as a Tongan woman who is blind and experiencing life with her peers in the community.

Tara Aumalesulu at school

Introduces Tara and her ability to adapt to her learning environment despite her low vision while inspiring others that are around her.

Music Video – Who I am

Who I am… composed and written by The Four Fathers, recorded and produced by TEJIT Records, Visual production by Westone Productions.