Mary is holding on to what she loves
Marys’s story
Mary is holding on to what she loves Mary is again able to make scones. Cooking and baking have been...
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the three ladies in dotted outfits sitting on the chair, smiling at the camera
Getting dotty on World Braille Day 2019
To celebrate World Braille Day on 4 January 2019 and Louis Braille’s birthday some of our clients got spotty and...
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A woman browsing online on an iPad
Adaptive technology allows student to keep pace with his peers
Paul Geertson Paul Geertson, 66, is on the road to completing a Masters in Theology. The Hastings resident was born...
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Stella riding her bicycle with confidence
Christmas story
Stella can’t see the ground. But that doesn’t stop her. Stella is very excited for Christmas. Just a year ago,...
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Barbara Billington
Conquering public transport: Barbara’s Story
Love it or hate it, public transport is an everyday feature for many Kiwis who are blind or have low...
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Susan Williams
Susan Williams co-directs show that focuses entirely on sound, not sight
Susan Williams, 27, is functionally blind and co-director of the accessible show ‘Stories of the Darkest Night’ at the NZ...
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Loren's family
How Loren regained her confidence and independence
Sometimes life rips the rug out from underneath your feet. And that’s how Loren felt when she lost most of...
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Close up of hands touching a tactile bird picture
Pair have become friends through mentoring programme
Halina Thurlow is on track to achieving her goals, helped by the support of her mentor Celine Tonkin. The pair...
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Brianna reading a talking book
Make life more magical for children like Brianna
Make life more magical for children like Brianna The gift you give this Blind Week can help ensure that Brianna...
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Vicki Hilliam at her local bus stop.
Conquering public transport: Vicki’s story
Love it or hate it, public transport is an everyday feature for many Kiwis who are blind or have low...
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George stand with his trucks
Trucking on.
Former truck driver George finds a way to remain in the cab after sight loss. People can be surprised to...
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John Hinchcliff, in his office, surrounded by books
Educator losing his vision, but not his zest for life.
“Don’t dwell on the negative, find ways to accentuate the positive.” This is Dr John Hinchcliff’s philosophy. He has applied...
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