Members

Every year, nearly 1,200 people experience serious sight loss and become a member of the Blind Foundation. We provide essential services to our 11,500 members, 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.

Members Stories

Reviews and stories from events and our members.

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

Our guide to the General Election and Referendum, some useful civil defence emergency information, plus links to websites covering everything you need to know about blindness both in New Zealand and internationally.

Members News Feed

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    The Open Page - 17 April

    This issue is dedicated to Easter reading and a special recipe for hot cross buns. 16 Apr 2014

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    YoYoReader Daisy has arrived!

    Blind Foundation is pleased to announce the arrival of the new YoYoReader. A powerful digital-talking book pocket sized device. 15 Apr 2014

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    Ministry of Social Development Survey

    You are invited to give feedback on the Ministry of Social Developmentā€™s Proposed Health and Disability Longer Term Work Programme, through a survey on Survey Monkey. 14 Apr 2014

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    Onkyo World Braille Contest

    If you enjoy writing in braille then this could be the perfect competition for you! 25 Mar 2014