You can keep up to date with all the latest news from the Blind Foundation and what’s going on in the blindness community.   There are a lot of ways that you can learn about what’s happening.  You can tap into some or all of the communications listed here.

Blind Foundation News

Every month we will post the update provided to staff from the Chief Executive, and other updates of interest in the Blind Foundation News on this page. If you are a Blind Foundation library member you will also get this on CD.

Blind Foundation Podcast

The Blind Foundation produces a monthly podcast, ‘Perspectives’, sharing stories from New Zealand’s blind and low vision community. Find out more about the podcast, and how you can get hold of it, here.

Sign up for our e-newsletter

We produce a monthly e-newsletter- if you’d like to receive it, sign up here.


This magazine is dedicated to New Zealanders who are blind or have low vision. Outlook is delivered three times a year, and contains the latest news and updates for the blindness community, success stories, upcoming events, technology updates and more.

Past Issues

Here you will find issues of Outlook and the Blind Foundation News from the previous 12 months.

Telephone Information Service

The Blind Foundation’s Telephone information service (TIS) offers recorded bulletins for people to listen to using their touch-tone telephone.  They can choose favourites using the special functions menu and to access local information.

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