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  • 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 […]
  • December Focus (12/23/2020) - Attachments December 2020 Focus 16pt December 2020 Focus
  • International Day of Disabled Persons (12/2/2020) - It’s International Day of Disabled Persons, and now more than ever, the voices of our disabled community must be heard!That’s why we are proud to support the DPO Coalition in launching a video series today, amplifying the voices and experiences of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.Play the first episode below for Prudence and Jonathan’s […]
  • Exemptions for Face Coverings and Masks (11/20/2020) - With some exceptions, as of Thursday 19 November 2020, the use of masks or face coverings is mandatory for people travelling on public transport services in, and into and out of the Auckland region. You are exempt from wearing a mask or covering if you are: A child 12 years of age; a person who […]
  • 2020 Blind Citizens NZ’s Annual General Meeting (10/9/2020) - Take this link for Blind Citizens NZ’s Annual General Meeting event. We have interesting topics for discussion, guest presenters and we are launching “Equity and Governance”, our 75-year history. Check out the brief programme attached. Do join us… View Livestream Attachments Blind Citizens NZ Programme-Saturday 10 October
  • September 2020 Focus (9/21/2020) - Our September Focus issue brings highlights for Blind Citizens NZ, and news. You’ll also find information about our AGM on 10 October and ways to register (ZOOM or in Person), and the election of two Member-at-Large positions which closes 4pm, 29 September. You’ll also find more information about the General Election and for blind people, […]
  • AGM Registration (9/1/2020) - This year (2020), Blind Citizens NZ is holding a one-day Annual General Meeting. With the exception of our book launch which updates everyone about the past 25 years of our work, and 75 years in total, our celebratory event is happening next October 2021. Our AGM on Saturday 10 October 2020, is a combination of […]
  • June 2020 Focus (7/12/2020) - Check out our June issue for information about award nominations, and postponement of our 75 year celebrations. Readers please note there is an extension for nominations for Blind Citizens NZ’s Extra Touch Award. These now close 4pm, Wednesday 29 July 2020.
  • COVID-19 (3/20/2020) - We will endeavour to provide regular COVID-19 updates to help keep you informed. This includes where necessary, redirecting you to official websites. This means information you need, is always up-to-date. There is a dedicated Healthline 0800 number for COVID-19 health advice and information. The Healthline is free and available 24/7. The number is 0800 358 […]
  • Petition re E-Scooters (10/24/2019) - Before we get to the crux of this communication, please note there is a pictogram and then content that explains why we are seeking support for this petition. Here first is a description of the pictogram. The top two thirds of the oblong are bright gold with black lettering and symbols, towards the left are […]