Amy Luxton-Esler
Amy finds a slice of her family history in our archives
Amy Luxton-Esler has been volunteering with our libary team since April last year. While working on our archives, she discovered...
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Donna Brookbanks
Meet a narrator of our library’s audio books: Donna Brookbanks
Our Blind Low Vision NZ accessible library is one of our most loved and popular services. With more than 30,000...
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Ite Lemalu
The real winners at inaugural People’s Choice Accessibility Awards for Business
Ite Lemalu, Access Alliance Campaign Volunteer and Blind Low Vision NZ client, gives his perspective of the People Choice awards....
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Callum embarks on campaign to repair silent or quiet pedestrian crossings
“We need the ability to cross the street before we can march down them.” Callum McMenamin, a client of Blind...
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Zach with his chocolate slice with M&Ms spelling ‘braille is fun’
Winner announced: World Braille Day baking competition.
We challenged you to share your baking creations with us on World Braille Day, 4 January, and you did not...
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Cake reads ‘enter now’ with chocolate buttons
Competition: Bake for World Braille Day.
Show your appreciation for the life-changing six-dot system and get baking for World Braille Day, 4 January 2020. We’re running...
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The Telefriend team holding the Telefriend call list.
Spotlight on: Telefriend, our award winning peer support team
George, Michael, Sue, Elaine, Gale and June. These names may be familiar to some readers as the group of dedicated...
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A volunteer guiding our client with a guide dog
A big thank you to all our volunteers
International Volunteer Day, 5 December, is an opportunity for us to acknowledge and thank our volunteers for their support and...
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Taryn Banks wears an Access Alliance t-shirt and smiles
Taryn on introducing accessibility legislation in NZ
Taryn Banks works in the Policy and Advocacy team and is part of the Access Matters campaign. She tells us...
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Paul Glass and his tandem bike captain Russell Shanks riding on a country road
Trailblazing cycle tour for Timaru man: Riding from Cape Reinga to the Bluff
It’s likely that Paul Glass, 63, will be the first person who is blind to attempt the Tour Aoteoroa –...
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Samantha Oxley in her graduation gown.
Financial support helps Sam
Samantha Oxley is a recipient of financial assistance through the Blind & Low Vision NZ’s Oppenheim Trust grant. She completed...
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Elizabeth East smiling
Adaptive technology training enabled Elizabeth to call 111
Elizabeth East and guide dog Yates Adaptive technology training helped Elizabeth East assist her friend in an emergency. Elizabeth and...
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