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Top 10 personal challenges

Unsure about what to take on as part of the 7 day challenge? Here are our top 10 personal challenges to get you …

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World Sight Day 2017

Today, Thursday 12 October 2017, marks World Sight Day. There was a global Make Vision Count photograph competition, to mark the occasion, which …

Youth Council elections

Nominations for the Blind Foundation Youth Council are now open until 5pm on Friday, 10th November 2017. Voting will commence between Friday, 10 …

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Chairman’s Award 2017 nominations

Nominations for this year’s Chairman’s Award close on Friday, 13 October 2017. The award is for a registered member who has demonstrated an outstanding level …

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RNZFB 2017 Board Elections

Voting in this year’s Board Elections is now open. Voting packs were sent out to all voting members of the Blind Foundation in …

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Peer Mentoring program returns.

The Peer Mentoring program which was piloted in Christchurch in 2016, is now into its next round of training and matching. The program …

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Consumer SEED 2017

The end of August saw another successful Consumer SEED (Success, Empowerment, Excellent and Developing) Leadership Programme. Held on Auckland’s North Shore, ten Blind …

Youth feedback request

Calling all youth who want to have their say! The Blind Foundation is seeking feedback as to how they can improve Youth events. …