At 2pm Friday 4 October, Blind Citizens NZ starts our AGM and Conference. We will be streaming live throughout the three days, and you will find the link here:

  • Check out our programme for the three days (4-6 October), available here in both MS Word and PDF. Key times to note include:
  • Friday 4 October, commence business at 2pm through to 5.30pm, then recommencing at 7.30pm through to approximately 9.30pm;
  • Saturday 5 October, official opening at 9.15am by Robert Martin, MNZM, Independent Expert (member of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), with an exciting array of guest presenters throughout the day concluding at 5pm;
  • Sunday 6 October, commence 9am through to 2pm approximately.

Now here are Saturday’s guest presenters…
Brian Coffey, Director, Office for Disability Issues (9.25am-10.10am)
Signs of Progress

Jonathan Mosen, Chief Executive, Workbridge (10.30am-11.15am)
Sharing a Vision

Robert Martin, MNZM, Independent Expert (11.15am-12 noon)

Pic Picot – Pushing New Horizons (1.00pm-1.45pm)

John Mulka, Chief Executive, Blind Foundation (1.45pm-2.30pm)

Hon Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Disability Issues (3.40 pm – 4.30pm)