Close up of hands touching a tactile bird picture

Halina Thurlow is on track to achieving her goals, helped by the support of her mentor Celine Tonkin. The pair...

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Kaye Kay-Smith with her guide dog Not one to shy away from a challenge, the first person to sign up...

Brianna reading a talking book

Make life more magical for children like Brianna The gift you give this Blind Week can help ensure that Brianna...

Dr Marjorie Barclay Trust members with Blind Foundation representatives checking out the technology

Joy McClintock and guide dog Molly at smart room opening Our Dunedin office opened a smart room in July demonstrating...

Vicki Hilliam at her local bus stop.

Love it or hate it, public transport is an everyday feature for many Kiwis who are blind or have low...

Youths playing at Summer Camp

This is an opportunity for 10 members to take on leadership skills and apply them at our Children’s Summer camp...

George stand with his trucks

Former truck driver George finds a way to remain in the cab after sight loss. People can be surprised to...

Mother Dawn Coleman and daughter Leyna Coleman with their orbit readers.

By Chantelle Griffiths, Blind Foundation Braille Awareness Coordinator Until recently, it's been difficult to get electronic braille into the hands...

John Hinchcliff, in his office, surrounded by books

“Don’t dwell on the negative, find ways to accentuate the positive.” This is Dr John Hinchcliff’s philosophy. He has applied...

Jo holding a letter close to her mailbox

Because of you Jo takes her next step. Early this year Jo had a big drop in her vision after...

John and his guide dog Vinko

A guide dog gives John freedom John has always loved to walk. So when he lost his sight at the...