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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]