Tanya Colvin, Accessibility Tick Programme Lead presents Blind Foundation Acting Chief Executive Greg Hurn with the Accessibility Tick award.

Today we are celebrating a special milestone. The Blind Foundation has been awarded the Accessibility Tick for escalating its commitment...

Close up of hands reading braille

Daphne French and her Alexa smart speaker One thing Daphne French, 97, misses most is reading the printed page. The...

Amanda Graney and her family

This National Volunteer Week, 16 – 22 June, we say thanks to our wonderful volunteers who weave communities together –...

Josephine Harte, 82, says the way she is coping with sight loss is through humour. The Nelson resident has macular...

Hands using orbit reader

Entries must be received by 4pm Monday 1 July. Are you keen to test your Braille writing abilities? Enter the...

Hands on a keyboard with bumpons.

Zoe Haughton, from Access Advisors, tells us her top five tips for improving digital communications with access in mind. 1....

A e-scooter is parking on the yellow tactile blocks

Last month we contacted Kiwis who are blind or have low vision and living in cities where e-scooter hire programmes...

Emma Crabbe is doing the interview to talk about her volunteer experience

Student Volunteer Week, 1-7 April 2019, celebrates and recognises the contributions of young people making meaningful contributions to their communities....

A e-scooter is parking on the yellow tactile blocks

“An e-scooter came very fast along the pavement on Grafton Bridge and the handlebar smacked into me, knocked me over...

Close up of hands reading braille

Have a listen to the catchy tune written by Renee Patete for the Braille Authority of New Zealand Aotearoa Trust...

A man walking along the foot path with a white cane

This World Glaucoma Week, 10-16 March, the Blind Foundation encourages those at risk of glaucoma to take steps to avoid...