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

blind and low vision New Zealand logo which is three orange dot with black text

The Blind Foundation has taken on a new name: Blind Low Vision NZ. The name change marks the culmination of...

Michele walking with her guide dog Prentice

“I can’t imagine my life without Prentice.” Prentice is a highly skilled guide dog dedicated to Michele’s safety. It’s hard...

Stella riding her bicycle with confidence

Stella can't see the ground. But that doesn't stop her. Stella is very excited for Christmas. Just a year ago,...

Donna Brookbanks

Our Blind Low Vision NZ accessible library is one of our most loved and popular services. With more than 30,000...

Ite Lemalu

Ite Lemalu, Access Alliance Campaign Volunteer and Blind Low Vision NZ client, gives his perspective of the People Choice awards....

Wendy Mellberg-Haecker is smiling

Prior to becoming Operations Manager, you spent 15 years as a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, what exactly is a GDMI?...

Callum McMenamin's profile photo

“We need the ability to cross the street before we can march down them.” Callum McMenamin, a client of Blind...

Zach with his chocolate slice with M&Ms spelling ‘braille is fun’

We challenged you to share your baking creations with us on World Braille Day, 4 January, and you did not...

Cake reads ‘enter now’ with chocolate buttons

Show your appreciation for the life-changing six-dot system and get baking for World Braille Day, 4 January 2020. We’re running...

Recently we heard from some of you about things in your day-to-day life that can be frustrating when living with...