Blind Foundation https://blindfoundation.org.nz Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:17:09 +0000 en-NZ hourly 1 https://bf-website-uploads-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/2016/04/cropped-Blind-Foundation-Logo_no-tagline_RGB-32x32.jpg Blind Foundation https://blindfoundation.org.nz 32 32 World Braille Day with Julie Woods https://blindfoundation.org.nz/community/world-braille-day-julie-woods/ Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:51:53 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20498 On Louis’s 209th birthday Ron and I went down to Nova and sat outside with a helium happy birthday balloon [...]

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Blind Foundation member encourages the blind community to try fishing. https://blindfoundation.org.nz/community/blind-foundation-member-encourages-blind-community-try-fishing/ Thu, 11 Jan 2018 02:17:34 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20493 Blind Foundation member Tony Wilson launched a YouTube channel called Blind Fishing NZ! in May 2017 to encourage people across [...]

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Outward Bound course for Blind Foundation clients- 3 spots remaining! https://blindfoundation.org.nz/blind-foundation-updates/outward-bound-course-blind-foundation-clients-3-spots-remaining/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 03:53:30 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20473 The Blind Foundation is very pleased to be able to offer the chance to clients and members to discover their [...]

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Congratulations to 2018 New Years honours recipients https://blindfoundation.org.nz/community/congratulations-2018-new-years-honours-recipients/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 02:45:34 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20471 The Blind Foundation would like to make special mention of two people recognised in the 2018 New Years honours list: [...]

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Honouring Braille: How A 200 Year Old Invention Paves The Way For Literacy for the Vision Impaired Today https://blindfoundation.org.nz/community/defence-braille-remains-superior-audio-vision-impaired-people-today/ Wed, 03 Jan 2018 21:00:39 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20430 Today is Word Braille Day. Coinciding with the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille, the day recognises the important role [...]

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Business planning day with consumers https://blindfoundation.org.nz/uncategorized/business-planning-day-consumers/ Thu, 21 Dec 2017 19:20:57 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20427 The Blind Foundation is having its annual business planning day with consumers on Saturday 17 February. We would like to [...]

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Planning for Christmas- Episode 2 ‘Perspectives’ podcast show notes https://blindfoundation.org.nz/uncategorized/planning-christmas-episode-2-perspectives-podcast-show-notes/ Wed, 20 Dec 2017 22:30:08 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20388 Mike and Shon are back talking all things Christmas and festive in this bumper episode with a bundle of interviews. [...]

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Planning for Christmas? Listen to the entertaining second episode of ‘Perspectives’ now https://blindfoundation.org.nz/blind-foundation-updates/planning-christmas-listen-entertaining-second-episode-perspectives-now/ Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:57:39 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20384 The second episode of the Blind Foundation podcast ‘Perspectives’ is now available. This episode is all about planning for Christmas. [...]

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Blind Foundation co-produces the first accessible interactive audiobook in New Zealand for people who are blind or low vision. https://blindfoundation.org.nz/tech-innovation/blind-foundation-co-produces-first-accessible-interactive-audiobook-new-zealand-people-blind-low-vision/ Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:35:03 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=20257 Sonnar Interactive, a company that specialises in using sounds and music to create video games and apps, has been working [...]

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Perspectives Episode 1: Audio-described theatre- show notes https://blindfoundation.org.nz/podcast-show-notes/perspectives-episode-1-audio-described-theatre-show-notes/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:34:10 +0000 https://blindfoundation.org.nz/?p=19813 Introducing Perspectives: Stories from New Zealand’s blind and low vision community. Perspectives is a new podcast from the Blind Foundation, [...]

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