Members

Every year, nearly 1,200 people experience serious sight loss and become a client of the Blind Foundation. We provide essential services to over 11,700 clients, who are blind or have low vision, so they can be independent and participate fully in society.

 

Digital talking book player

Get the latest update on our library's Cassette to Digital project

Members

We connect members to expert staff and their peers to gain the training, tools and tips they need to manage tasks independently.

Blind Foundation membership

Learn about the different types of membership and how to become a member.

Latest news

We are committed to keeping our members informed. Read the news and items of interest for members, including updates on our major projects.

Member events

View current member events at the Blind Foundation and within the blindness community.

Member services

Browse our member services directory and find out more about a service or course which might benefit you.

Recreational activites in review

Some shared stories from clients activities and events organised in partnership with others.

Library

Browse the catalogue and discover what new books are available.

Equipment shop

Browse and order speciality equipment and products from our online shop.

Member resources

Links to websites covering everything you need to know about blindness both in New Zealand and internationally.

Members News Feed

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    Client Work Experience Programme

    The Blind Foundation offers various opportunities to assist clients in gaining work experience in a professional work environment that is supportive and enabling. 24 Oct 2014

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    Open Page for your reading pleasure

    In this edition, the Library team talk about the concept of "Home." What you think of as home can be linked to the heart, be a place of refuge or of memories. 15 Oct 2014

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    2015 STAR Award nominations are now open

    Do you know a Blind Foundation volunteer or staff member who has shown exceptional commitment, customer service or judgement? If so then why not nominate them for an award? 22 Oct 2014

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    Get involved in Attitude Live's 'Hey There' campaign

    Attitude Live would like to invite Blind Foundation clients aged between 16 and 25 to take part in the Hey There campaign 15 Oct 2014

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    October eNewsletter out now!

    In this edition you can read about Invercargill social team leader Liz Anstice; Wellington-based Lisette Wesseling talks about getting around with a white cane; 10 things you need to know about white canes and more! Don't forget to sign up if you'd like to receive it monthly. 15 Oct 2014

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    Activate Physical Disability Course

    Not for the faint-hearted, this exciting eight-day course will have you trying challenging and fun outdoor sports. 25 Sep 2014

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    Jesus Christ Superstar - Auckland performance

    Come along to an audio-described performance and touch tour of Jesus Christ Superstar on 23 November. 13 Oct 2014