Do you want to learn more about blindness? You might be an employer, someone interested in braille, a friend or family member of someone who living with sight loss, or perhaps you are a student working on an assignment. You've come to the right place.


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Discover braille and other forms of accessible information


Find out more about blindness, eye conditions or guide dogs, learn what accessible information means for a person who is blind or has low vision and discover some education resources which may help you teach others about blindness.

Information about blindness

Find out about eye health and eye conditions, discover why some people use canes and others use guide dogs and read some tips for meeting blind people.

Information about accessibility 

Explore the realm of accessible information for those who can't read print.

All about braille.

Information about our Guide dogs

Guide dogs act as the eyes for many low vision or blind New Zealanders. Find out more about their all-important job.

Information for the aged care and health sector

Explore tips about accessibility and helpful advice for working with and caring for the blind and those with low vision.

Information for businesses

Learn about our professional training courses available to teach your workplace about blindness awareness.

Careers at Blind Foundation

Are you up for a challenge? Do you want to feel like you're making a real difference in people's lives?
View current job vacancies

Latest news

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    April eNewsletter out now!

    In this issue, learn how Julie Woods experienced the Seven Wonders of the World, get your questions about accessible signage answered and meet long-time staff member Brenda Longley. 15 Apr 2015

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    2015 ALGIM Web & Digital Symposium.

    Tom Smith the Blind Foundation’s Accessible Information Consultant/Trainer, will be running an accessibility and online document creation workshop at the Symposium in May. 13 Apr 2015

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    Funding available for 125th Anniversary celebrations.

    A second round of funding is open to members of the blindness community who want to acknowledge the milestone anniversary with a special event. 12 Apr 2015