Amanda Graney and her family

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

Michele walking with her guide dog Prentice

“I can’t imagine my life without Prentice.” Prentice is a highly skilled guide dog dedicated to Michele’s safety. It’s hard...

Stella riding her bicycle with confidence

Stella can't see the ground. But that doesn't stop her. Stella is very excited for Christmas. Just a year ago,...

Close up of hands touching a tactile bird picture

Congratulations to Jonathan Mosen, who was named a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2019 Queen’s...

Dean sitting with the talking book on desk

Dean, now 78, realised he was losing his sight back in 2002 when he was driving with the window of...

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...

Judy sit with her guide dog and hold the book ‘Bright sunlight, dark shadow’

Not so long ago, Judy Hale was often seen walking around Cambridge with a guide dog at her side. Now...

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....

Close up of hands touching a tactile bird picture

Right now more than 100 Toastmasters from around New Zealand are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for continuously...

A man walking along the foot path with a white cane

Ese Aulmalesulu always dreamt of a career in music but he never dreamt of the obstacles that would get in...