Rodger Curry
Alexa volunteer goes the extra mile
Rodger Curry, Alexa volunteer, who has low vision himself, gets satisfaction out of empowering others by setting up their Alexa...
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Blind Low Vision NZ volunteers bring their skills and enthusiasm to a variety of exciting volunteer roles
International Volunteer Day is coming up on the 5 December, and to recognise this special day, we are sharing some...
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Group outside Nathan House
Nathan House tour a chance to reconnect
About 15 Blind Low Vision NZ clients had a special opportunity recently to say goodbye to the boarding house that...
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Ruth McClay sits by the window
Alexa smart speaker – ‘She’s wonderful’
Ruth McClay, 92, recently joined the Blind Low Vision NZ family and tells us about her experience meeting Alexa. How...
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members in Rangitoto Island
By Lisa McCallum Blind Low Vision NZ Gym Manager With so many of our community events cancelled due to the...
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Blanche Davidson
Meet Blanche Davidson, our staff volunteer for Alexa
I was part of the initial Alexa trial in 2018 where a group of Blind Low Vision NZ clients was...
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Perata Atutahi
Perata’s story: Receiving service in a time of need
Perata Atutahi, 32, Te Kuiti, loves being part of the Blind Low Vision NZ whanau. “Blind Low Vision NZ has...
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two photo shows that Pusi Urale with her arts work
Visual artist with low vision
Pusi Urale, 81, has not let her vision loss deter her from her art. A successful Samoan artist and inspiration...
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A lady is using magnifier to read a book
Let’s celebrate sign language
My name is Lyneen and I am Deaf. I work at Blind Low Vision NZ at Braille House in Wellington...
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Judy Small with her guide dog
There’s no replacement for a guide dog
With the advance of technology, new solutions are becoming available for people who are blind or have low vision to...
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Jackson Paraha is smiling
Celebrating 130 Years
Blind Low Vision NZ was founded on 9 July 1890., To celebrate this our  130th birthday  we talk to Jackson...
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Close up of hands reading braille
Supporting people with dual sensory loss
Blind Low Vision NZ supported Neil Simmons, who is deafblind, with strategies to know when his smoke alarm is going...
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