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  • Blind Citizens NZ-Introduction and draft Constitution (2/27/2019) - Constitution – adopted by a meeting of National Council, 13 June 2017 Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Inc; amended December 2018 1.​Name The legal name is “Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Incorporated”, also known as “Blind Citizens NZ” under which name it shall be referenced throughout this constitution. 2.​Badge Blind Citizens […]
  • Draft-Blind Citizens NZ Constitution (2/27/2019) - Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Inc Draft Constitution – February 2019 1.0 Name 1.1 The name of the organisation is “Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand Incorporated”, an incorporated society under section 8 of the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. 1.2 The organisation is now more commonly known as “Blind Citizens NZ”, under […]
  • Explanation-Constitution (2/27/2019) - February 2019 Introduction to the Revised Rules – February 2019 Dear Blind Citizens NZ Member The Board was pleased to see the 2018 Annual General Meeting give the ‘go ahead’ for a revised constitution to be developed embracing the changes that were adopted there. The information that follows will seek to explain where these changes […]
  • Constitution amended December 2018 by a meeting of National Council. (2/27/2019) - Attachments Blind Citizens NZ Constitution-December 2018 Blind Citizens NZ Title Pages-December 2018
  • Blind Citizens NZ Accessibility Campaign – Transport Animation (12/2/2018) - Visual Blind Bob, a yellow circle with stick arms and legs, wearing sunglasses and with a white cane slung across his back, zooms diagonally downwards while holding on to grappling hook. The wire extends as far as a bus stop sign mounted on a pole. Bob lets go of the hook and drops down on […]
  • Strategic Framework for the Provision of Braille Services (10/29/2018) - Launched on 6 October 2018 at Blind Citizens NZ AGM and Conference, this Strategic Framework for the Provision of Braille Services is a huge achievement and milestone for braille in New Zealand. We recognise and thank our stakeholder partners: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ, Blind Foundation, and The Braille Authority of Aotearoa Trust.
  • 2018 AGM & Conference (10/4/2018) - Blind Citizens NZ starts our 2018 Annual General Meeting and Conference at 2pm, Friday 5 October. You can check out the programme and what we will be talking about via these two documents (programme and attachments). We have an exciting line-up of guest presenters, we launch our social media awareness campaign, braille strategy, and there […]
  • 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 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 […]