Patricia with her sculpture
There are no limits to Patricia’s creativity
At 80, Patricia isn’t letting her low vision slow her down. Since retiring, she has got back into art –...
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A young family reading a book together
Fiona’s story
Hi there, My name’s Fiona – that’s me there in the pic with my beautiful daughter Asha. Firstly, I’d like to...
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A young woman with her black Labrador guide dog
Stevi’s story
How Stevi regained her confidence 22 year-old Stevi was born with a rare eye condition called Cone Dystrophy and Nystagmus....
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A young woman holding up her iPhone with the BookLink app open
Susan’s story
Susan’s life is brighter with books When Persistent Migrainous Aura (a rare form of migraine), started to affect Susan’s sight,...
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Jacqui’s story
Jacqui’s life of independence is full of new adventures Jacqui is a positive and confident mother-of-three who loves challenges and...
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An old lady smiling and holding up her quilt
Jenny’s story
Stepping back into the light. After 71 years of perfect vision, a rare genetic condition left Jenny devastated. And she...
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Zac is lying on the floor
Zac’s story
Everybody deserves the opportunity to read and because of caring people like you, Zac and thousands of other Kiwis with...
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Jo’s Story – Blind Week
Last spring, seven people took on the challenge of a lifetime for Blind Week – to prove to themselves and...
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Maureen Ridge with her pet dog
Maureen’s story
Maureen has always been independent – travelling the world, raising a family and caring for animals. With your support, Maureen...
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Tim with his close-knit family – his wife, daughter and five grandsons
How Tim lost his sight
It was just a regular day in 2003 when it happened. Tim was at work, sitting at his desk. One...
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A Christmas story
Bring the gift of joy to Kiwi families Just for a moment, imagine: You’re a parent with three young children....
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Lottie holding up a necklace
Help change Lottie’s life
“Sam and Hayley” the doctor said softly, “please sit down, we need to talk about your baby.” Nelson couple Hayley and...
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