Blind Citizens NZ is a national organisation of, and for, blind citizens of New Zealand.
Founded in 1945, Blind Citizens NZ:
- Blind Citizens NZ has branches throughout New Zealand.
- Advocates on blindness-related issues.
- Assists government and health agencies, local authorities, utilities and other organisations in improving services to blind people.
- Provides opportunities for blind people to meet, socialise, and support each other by sharing information and experiences.
Blind Citizens NZ is advocating for, and working towards New Zealand becoming a fully inclusive society, where blind, deafblind and vision impaired people can lead rich, full and independent lives with confidence and dignity.