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  • New Website (11/26/2017) - We are live with our new website. If you have any concerns please contact us as we are using a new platform.
  • Focus Magazine September 2016 (9/26/2017) - Publication of the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Inc Volume 53 No 3 – September 2017 In this Issue What does the future hold, editorial by Carolyn Weston pg 2 From the President, Jonathan Godfrey pg 8 Support the new RNZFB Constitution pg 13 Blind Citizens NZ’s Draft Strategic Plan 2018-2010 pg 16 […]
  • Minutes from May General Meeting (6/5/2017) - Blind Citizens NZ Nelson Branch General Meeting Held on Saturday 20th May 2017 at 2.00pm at Church of Christ Hall, Richmond Mike Stevens (National Councillor), standing in for Amanda (Chair) Welcomed all to the Meeting Present: Mike Stevens, Kaye Halkett, John Monk, Beryl Stansbury, Andrea Kepes, Betty Hodda, Ruth Chignell, Gill Clayton, Kathy Harris, Judy Campbell, Beryl Spencer, Valeria Alford, Elizabeth Raaijen, Mavis Ducray, David McNamara, Joan Davidsen, Susie Diserens, Ann Taylor, Ruth Nicholson, Shane Mead, and Jenny Meadows (acting Secretary)
  • Focus Magazine March 2017 (3/26/2017) - Publication of the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Inc Volume 53 No 1 – March 2017 In this Issue Breaking news – National President election outcome pg   2 Making informed decisions on who will lead us pg   5    Editorial by Carolyn Weston What’s in a meeting, from Jonathan Godfrey pg 10    […]
  • Taking charge of our money – Banknote gauges facilitate independence and confidence for blind and vision impaired people (10/30/2016) - Blind Citizens NZ has worked alongside the Reserve Bank of New Zealand for many years, contributing to, and influencing, the design of New Zealand’s currency so that people who are blind or vision impaired, can more easily identify their money. You can learn more about our work, from our media release at this link: Taking […]
  • Taking charge of our money – Banknote gauges facilitate independence and confidence for blind and vision impaired people (10/27/2016) - Blind Citizens NZ has worked alongside the Reserve Bank of New Zealand for many years, contributing to, and influencing, the design of New Zealand’s currency so that people who are blind or vision impaired, can more easily identify their money. You can learn more about our work, from our media release at this link: http://abcnz.org.nz-D6/taking-charge-our-money-banknote-gauges-facilitate-independence-and-confidence-blind-and-vision-impa
  • Listen in to Blind Citizens NZ’s Meet the Blind Foundation Candidates (10/10/2016) - Each of the six candidates standing for election to the Blind Foundation’s Board of Directors General Seats of which there are two this year (these candidates are elected by governing members), agreed to participate in a “meet the candidates” session, hosted by Blind Citizens NZ the morning of Sunday 9 October, during our AGM and […]
  • Check out Blind Citizens NZ Annual General Meeting and Conference (10/6/2016) - Our three-day event commences 2pm Friday 7 October, and goes through to approximately 2pm Sunday 9 October. Our theme for this year is “My Life, My Choice – Self Determination Starts with Us”. It is a reminder that to us the term self-determination means taking charge of our own lives as disabled people, speaking for […]