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Image shows Joe Fallen and his tether runner Paul.

Completing a marathon

Client Joe Fallen is a fan of sport, adventure, and the great outdoors.  He’s also someone who doesn’t shy away from a challenge …

Image shows the group of Japanese students in the cafeteria at Awhina House.

Experiencing the Kiwi way of life

A group of Japanese youth, who are blind or have low vision have been experiencing the Kiwi way of life this past week. …

Image shows Brianna Houston listening to something on her tablet using headphones

Don’t judge what you see

Thirteen-year-old Brianna Houston is like any other high school student; she loves hanging out with friends, listening to music, playing instruments, singing, YouTube-ing, …

Blind Foundation staff bid farewell to Merv Smith in the Awhina House recording studios.

End of an era

This week, we bid farewell to Merv Smith; broadcasting and narrating legend.  Merv has worked at the Blind Foundation for 48 years; during …