Ezekiel Robson is smiling
Ezekiel running for council to represent the disability community
Ezekiel Robson, who has low vision, was fed up with the under representation of people with disabilities in leadership roles....
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Dick Lancaster is riding on a horse
Horse riding with no vision
Dick Lancaster, who is totally blind, says riding his horse Chumley is not that different to having a guide dog...
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Black labrador puppy in a red guide dog coat
Travelling with a guide dog – by Carmen Dobbie
Before I became a guide dog user, travelling for leisure or work involved sorting what I needed for family or...
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Lydia Charteris's profie photo, she wears a gudie dog T-shirt
Meet Lydia Charteris, Guide Dog colony Health Manager
We have a new team member at Blind Foundation Guide Dogs – Lydia Charteris who will be our Guide Dog...
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97-year-old says Alexa smart speaker ‘enables me to read again’
Daphne French and her Alexa smart speaker One thing Daphne French, 97, misses most is reading the printed page. The...
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Jonathan Mosen awarded Queen’s Birthday Honour
Congratulations to Jonathan Mosen, who was named a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2019 Queen’s...
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Dean sitting with the talking book on desk
Imagine if you could no longer see, to read.
Dean, now 78, realised he was losing his sight back in 2002 when he was driving with the window of...
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Adjusting to sight loss with humour: Josephine, 82
Josephine Harte, 82, says the way she is coping with sight loss is through humour. The Nelson resident has macular...
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Judy sit with her guide dog and hold the book ‘Bright sunlight, dark shadow’
Bright sunlight, dark shadow and a love of life.
Not so long ago, Judy Hale was often seen walking around Cambridge with a guide dog at her side. Now...
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Confidence gained from public speaking ‘second to none’
Right now more than 100 Toastmasters from around New Zealand are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for continuously...
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A man walking along the foot path with a white cane
A dream of a career in music becomes a reality
Ese Aulmalesulu always dreamt of a career in music but he never dreamt of the obstacles that would get in...
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Stella is playing her toy
Stella’s story
You help New Zealanders like nine year old Stella have the opportunity to live their life without limits. Stella’s parents...
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