Living a life without limits

Our street collections are a very important time for us to be generous as a community and to focus on the people who benefit from that generosity. People like those featured in the stories below, who are living their best lives thanks to our wonderful supporters.

Otis on grass after he graduates

Thanks to you, Otis can give another Kiwi independence

Otis has graduated, and it’s all because of your sup-paw-t! After a rigorous programme of training and testing, Otis has graduated as a fully qualified guide dog.

Nancy smiling

With your support, Nancy can embrace life

You’re helping fund some high tech helpers that give Nancy independence.

Holly, with her white cane, takes a walk with her husband beside a lake on a sunny day.

Holly’s story

Suffering from blinding headaches as a 10-year-old must have been just awful. Discovering she had a brain tumour must have been even more frightening.

A mum holding her young daughter and smiling.

Supporting Lottie and her family

Nelson couple Hayley and Sam were blissfully 36 weeks pregnant with their first child when a routine check-up shattered their world. Scans revealed that their precious unborn daughter had suffered a brain haemorrhage.

A girl wearing headphones and listening to a talking book.

Make life magical for children like Brianna

Brianna has been blind since birth, but that has not held her back. With Blind Low Vision NZ by her side, Talking Books have opened up a whole new world of imagination and wonder for her. Donate now so Brianna and others can continue enjoying the stories they love.

Haley holding a guide dog Puppy.

Haley’s story

Haley is 25 and lives in Tauranga. She’s had low vision since birth and retains some perception of light and shapes.