Call 0800 24 33 33 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure we have your correct email and mobile details.
Blind Low Vision NZ Newsletters
If you are a client, volunteer or donor of Blind Low Vision NZ you can sign up for one of our e-newsletters. Call us on 0800 24 33 33 to receive one.
Special Interest Email Groups
There are a number of email lists for New Zealand’s blindness community. Please note that Blind Low Vision NZ does not moderate most of them.
How to sign up
Simply send a blank message to the email provided for the list(s) you would like to subscribe below. After that you will begin to receive emails from these groups.
Assistive Technology Interest Group (ATIG NZ)
iPhone User Group
Blind Citizens NZ Blind Discuss Group
Blind Citizens NZ (International List)
For issues to do with braille as it is used in New Zealand.
Deafblind Association NZ
For people wanting to discuss matters of interest to people who are deafblind in New Zealand.
Blind gamers discussion group
This is a list where all gaming topics are welcome. The primary goal of the list is discussing games accessible to the blind and visually impaired.
Group web page.
Microsoft Office Accessibility Discussion Group
Cooking interest group
TV, music & movie interest group
Garden interest group
Telephone Information Service
Blind Low Vision NZ’s Telephone information service (TIS) offers recorded bulletins for people to listen to using their touch-tone telephone. They can choose favourites using the special functions menu and to access local information.
TIS bulletins include:
- Local and national newspaper content.
- Financial information.
- Radio and TV programme schedules.
- Public notices and announcements.
- Updates from Blind Low Vision NZ.
- Interactive feedback lines operated by associated organisations (link to associated orgs).
- Information from government departments and other agencies.
- Newspaper and magazine articles.