Life without limits

Kahore e Mutunga ki te Ora

Get Involved

Volunteer with us

Man and his guide dog being driven by a Blind Foundation volunteer

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.

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News and views

Happy birthday Louis Braille!

In honour of World Braille Day, our Braille Awareness Coordinator, Chantelle Griffiths, has written about the impact braille has had on her life.

Accessible equipment

Shop online

A collection of products for people who are blind or low vision

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.

Blind Foundation

Library

The Blind Foundation library has a large collection of books, magazines, newspapers and other content in a range of accessible formats – including braille, large print, tactile, and audio. There are different ways to access our collections, depending on your needs. Find out more about our Library services.

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Our puppies

Blind Foundation guide dogs

Guide dog puppy in his red coat turning to look at the camera

Guide dog puppies go through two years of rigorous training before they become guide dogs. It’s tough work and it simply wouldn’t be possible without the support of our wonderful volunteers and Red Puppy Sponsors.

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

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