Welcome to the Blind Foundation

Life without limits

Kahore e Mutunga ki te Ora

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The Ultimate 7 day Challenge


This year the challenging line-up of events is more exciting – and more demanding – than ever.

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Tom’s story

“The Blind Foundation helped me through a time when I thought I couldn’t do anything more. I can never thank them enough.” Tom

Thanks to your support people living with serious vision loss can retain independence.

Accessible equipment

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We stock a wide range of products for people who are blind or low vision including canes, sunglasses, talking clocks and watches, and helpful tools for around the home.

Our Services

How we can help

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If you or someone you know is blind, has low vision, or is experiencing sight loss, we’re here to help. Our range of services covers everything from getting around and staying in/finding work, to hobbies and technology.

We can also support businesses and professionals who want to be more accessible, or who have staff members who are blind or low vision.

Find out more about what we can do for you.

Get Involved

Volunteer with us

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Help make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders who are blind or have low vision by becoming one of our Blind Foundation Volunteers. There are a range of ways you can help out.

Blind Foundation podcast

Perspectives: Stories from New Zealand’s blind and low vision community

Our podcast covers all kinds of topics of interest to our clients, their friends, family and anyone curious about life as a person who is blind or low vision. It tells the stories of our people, in their own words.

Get in touch

Contact the Blind Foundation

Need help? Have a question or feedback? We’d love to hear from you.