Meet our Partners

Hudson Gavin Martin

Hudson Gavin Martin (HGM) has supported Blind Low Vision NZ as its primary legal advisors since 2011.

HGM is a boutique law firm specialising in technology and intellectual property. They provide practical and innovative solutions to commercial and legal issues in relation to technology and intellectual property matters. Their passion and expertise in the area are second to none, and as such they are recognised as leaders in their field.

HGM are committed to playing their part in the community and are proud to be supporting Blind Low Vision NZ.

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Park Hyatt Auckland

Park Hyatt Auckland is proud to support Blind Low Vision NZ, with General Manager Brett Sweetman and his family adopting Beau, the hotel’s now resident Labrador and official ambassador. Beau greets guests on arrival, assists with luggage, monitors guest and client movement in the lobby and does daily rounds of the admin offices to play with his colleagues. Our partnership with Blind Low Vision NZ helps to raise awareness and donations for the training and care of guide dogs, while also enhancing the home away from home feeling within the hotel, bringing smiles to visitors and staff alike.

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The bond people share with their pets is special, so when pets are healthy, their people and communities are happy.  At Zoetis, we care about animals and people. We bring comprehensive solutions to our customers from prevention and detection of disease, to providing quality treatments. These solutions help to strengthen this very important human-animal health bond.

Our ‘driven to care strategy’ harnesses our skills in innovation, our drive to protect our planet, and care and collaboration with partners in our industry.

That’s why Zoetis New Zealand is proud to put our support behind Blind Low Vision NZ Guide Dogs. The independence and freedom a Guide Dog brings can enhance people’s lives on a very practical level, along with providing an additional and valuable connection through deep companionship.


Our Community Partners

Find below our community partners.

Challenge Fuel

Challenge Fuel have a network of 78 independently owned and operated fuel stations across Aotearoa with a local community feel. They stand for Kiwi independence, value for money, down-to-earth service and being genuine with customers.

There “My Challenge Reward Programme” supports many community organisations including Blind Low Vision NZ. When My Challenge members redeem their fuel points for cash rewards, they can donate them to a community group their local store supports.

This results in thousands of dollars being donated to Blind Low Vision NZ every year.

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Ocula Optometrists is a South Island optometrist group located in Christchurch, Queenstown & Wanaka who started off supporting Blind Low Vision NZ by hosting Collection Boxes in their stores.

This support has since grown a dedicated day each month where they donate proceeds from the sale of a particular product or service such as glasses cleaning spray, or glasses repair. The date each month is promoted through their social media.

Ocula also fundraise in other ways throughout the year and are proud to support Blind Low Vision in their local community.

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Z Energy

Since 2013 Z Energy has been running its flagship programme “Good in the Hood” each September and October, to support charities and local communities that are doing great things.

Each of Z’s service stations chooses four local groups to support and have $4,000 to donate.  The amount donated to each group is voted for by customers, using orange tokens.

For Good in the Hood 2022, nine of Z Energy stations have proudly chosen to support Blind Low Vision NZ.

They are Springlands (Blenheim), Constable Street (Wellington), Carlton Corner (Christchurch) Kaitia, Kaikohe, Kamo, High Street (Lower Hutt), Ngatea and Kennedy Road (Napier).



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