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  • Independent Monitoring Mechanism Online Forum, 29-30 March and 5-6 April 2022, Disability Convention: How is New Zealand Doing? (3/25/2022) - Independent Monitoring Mechanism Online Forum March 29th-30th and April 5th-6th, 2022 Disability Convention: How is New Zealand Doing? An online forum to find out about how the government is progressing on implementing the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the Disability Convention) will be held Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 March, […]
  • Covid-19 Updates (1/9/2022) - In this COVID-19 Updates (MS Word and PDF), you will find the following important information: Life at Orange. Life at Red. What happens if you test positive for COVID-19? Is your household ready if someone gets COVID-19? Travel within New Zealand Attachments COVID-19 Updates COVID-19 Updates
  • Focus – December 2021 (12/9/2021) - Attachments December - 2021 Focus 16pt December - 2021 Focus 16pt
  • Focus October 2021 (10/20/2021) - Attachments October 2021 Focus 16pt October 2021 Focus 16pt
  • 2021 AGM & Conference (10/7/2021) -
  • Annual General Meeting and Conference (7/15/2021) - Join Blind Citizens NZ in our celebrations of 75 years of blindness advocacy history Come and join Blind Citizens NZ as we celebrate our 75-year blindness advocacy history (Working Together), this October.  Business sessions commence 11am Friday 8 October. Saturday is our “open day” with invited guests and speakers. Business sessions conclude Sunday 10. We’re […]
  • June Focus (7/12/2021) - Along with routine contributions in our June Focus issue, there is information about the election of two Board Members, our 2021 AGM and Conference and celebrating 75-years of Blind Citizens NZ. Check out the balance of items including Kylee Maloney’s contribution, information about EvaTech’s ScripTalk (talking medication labels), Zoom Pharmacy, and the opportunity to have […]
  • New Zealand Blind Advocate elected President of World Blind Union (6/24/2021) - 24 June 2021 Media Release The World Blind Union has announced the outcome of its 10th General Assembly, first ever global accessible online participatory process to elect its new Table Officers for the coming four years (2021-2025). 280 WBU delegates have elected Martine Abel-Williamson as the new President of the World Blind Union.  Blind Citizens […]
  • April Focus (4/24/2021) - Attachments April 2021 Focus 16pt-1 April 2021 Focus 16pt-1
  • Equity and Governance: 75 Years of Blindness Advocacy in New Zealand 1945-2020 by Greg Newbold (12/23/2020) - Discounted purchase price to members of the blind community $30 (incl GST). Contact Blind Citizens NZs National Office 0800 222 694 or email admin@abcnz.org.nz Equity and Governance picks up from where Greg Newbold’s previous book, Quest for Equity, left off, and covers the Association of Blind Citizens’ history since 1995. After briefly reviewing the Association’s […]