The Blind Foundation holds regular equipment display days across the country to introduce clients and the community to specialist equipment and services for people who are blind or have low vision.

As the dates below might be subject to change, please contact your local office or phone our friendly Contact Centre staff on 0800 24 33 33 to confirm. To view the latest equipment display days visit or users of TIS can listen using the TIS menu 3 7 8. Please note that magnifying and lighting assessments are not available at equipment display days listed below. Please contact your local office to organise any assessments you might require.

Area Venue Date and Time
Matamata Union Parish Church, Peria Street, Matamata 2 May, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Dunedin Blind Foundation, Corner of Hillside and Law Streets, Dunedin 8 May, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
New Plymouth New Plymouth Blind Foundation Office Hall, 129-131 Vivian Street, New Plymouth 17 May, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Palmerston North Palmerston North BF Office, 49 Walding Street, Palmerston North 30 May, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Oamaru Blind Foundation Hall, Stewart Street, Oamaru 11 June, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Balclutha St Marks Anglican Church, 19-21 Renfrew Street, Balclutha 12 June, 11.00am – 3.30pm
Ashburton Vintage Railway and Historical Museum, 19 Maronan Road, Tinwald, Ashburton 26 July, 11.00am – 12.30pm
Timaru Blind Foundation Hall, 63 Grey Road, Timaru 24 July, 11.30am – 1.30pm
Dunedin Blind Foundation, Corner of Hillside and Law Streets, Dunedin 14 August, 1.00pm  – 3.00pm
Rangiora Knox Presbyterian Church, Corner of High and King Street, Rangiora 16 August, 11.00am – 1.00pm
Hamilton Hamilton Social Centre, 15 Liverpool Street, Hamilton TBC
Levin Levin Senior Citizens Rooms, Cambridge Street, Levin 5 September, 11.00am – 1.00pm
South Auckland Blind Foundation Guide Dog Auditorium, 30 McVilly Road, Manurewa TBC
Wanganui Wanganui Blind Foundation Office, 102 Peat Street, Wanganui 6 September, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Waipukurau 30 Jellicoe Street, Waipukurau 16 September, 10.30am – 12.00pm
Upper Hutt Wellington Office, 121 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington 21 September, 11.30am – 2.00pm
Invercargill Invercargill Blind Foundation Office, 172 Queens Drive, Richmond, Invercargill 25 September, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Tauranga Tauranga Office, 160 Seventeenth Avenue, Tauranga South TBC
Whakatane Conference Room, DRC Whakatane, 141-143 King Street, Whakatane 6 November, 11.00am – 1.00pm
Mosgiel Mosgiel RSA, 6 Church Street, Mosgiel (TBC) 11 October, TBC
Morrinsville TBC 23 October, TBC
Wanaka St Johns Rooms, 4 Link Way, Wanaka (TBC) 20 November, TBC