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Sandra Budd This week Rick Hoskin, Chair of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) Board, has announced...

Our annual STAR Awards celebrate our star employees and volunteers. Who do you think epitomises what being a STAR means?...

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To celebrate World Braille Day on 4 January 2019 and Louis Braille’s birthday some of our clients got spotty and...

Australian open radio commentator

Guest post by Christopher Bowers from AO Radio Professional sport is thought of as a very visual spectacle, but the...

Mary Fisher is swimming

Mary Fisher has retired from swimming competitively. The athlete, who is blind, won gold at the London 2012 Paralympics but now...

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Paul Geertson Paul Geertson, 66, is on the road to completing a Masters in Theology. The Hastings resident was born...

Mary Fisher is swimming

Paralympian applauds a step towards equality on Human Rights Day Access Matters campaigner Mary Fisher says the government’s commitment towards...

volunteers

December 5 is International Volunteer Day and this year’s theme is ‘Volunteers Build Resilient Communities’. Sue Vyas, Blind Foundation Volunteer...

Close up of hands reading braille

By Sandra Budd, Ron Hooton and John M. Rafferty Imagine going to an interview for your dream job. They've already...

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,...

At 6pm on Monday, 29th of October, New Zealand tuned in to watch Newshub. What viewers didn’t realise was that...