Other Useful Contacts

 

LOW VISION CLINICS

 

 

AUCKLAND

 

LOW VISION SERVICES

437 REMUERA ROAD

REMUERA

Ph (09) 520 5208 for appointments and information

 

LOW VISION CLINIC OPHTHALMOLOGY DEPARTMENT

GREENLANE CLINICAL CENTRE Building 4

Ph (09) 307-4949 ext 27641

Referral by GP, Eye Professional or Blind Foundation

 

UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND OPTOMETRY CLINICS

GRAFTON and TAMAKI CAMPUS   Ph (09) 923 9909 for appointments

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

CHRISTCHURCH

 

BURWOOD LOW VISION CLINIC

BURWOOD HOSPITAL MAIN ENTRANCE,

BURWOOD ROAD, CHRISTCHURCH   Ph (03) 383-6820

www.lowvisionclinic.org.nz 

Referral by GP, Eye Professional or Blind Foundation

 

 

OPTOMETRISTS WITH AN INTEREST IN LOW VISION

 

Contact    NZ ASSOCIATION of OPTOMETRISTS

                  Ph: (04) 473 2322

                  www.nzao.co.nz 

                  P O Box 51008

                 Tawa

                 Wellington 5249

 

FOR PEER SUPPORT AND INFORMATION NZ WIDE

 

SIGHT LOSS SERVICES    Ph  0800 555 546 

www.sightloss-services.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

RETINA NZ   Ph 0800 lowviz (0800 569 849)

www.retina.org.nz or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

MACULAR DEGENERATION NZ   Ph 0800 622 852

www.mdnz.org.nz 

P O Box 137070, Parnell, Auckland 1151  

                                    

GLAUCOMA NZ   Ph 0800 452 826

www.glaucoma.org.nz  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

DIABETES NZ National Office Ph 0800 342 238

www.diabetes.org.nz

 

ALBINISM TRUST   Contact Allen Little Ph (06) 367 5900

www.albinism.org.nz

 

BLIND FOUNDATION (previously known as ROYAL NZ FOUNDATION of the BLIND) 

Ph (09) 355 6900 or 0800 24 33 33

www.blindfoundation.org.nz 

 

VICTA   (Visual Impairment Charitable Trust Aotearoa)

Ph 0800 206 620

www.visualimpairment.org.nz or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

P O Box 5862, Moray Place, Dunedin 9058.

 

NZ VIEW (NZ VISION IMPAIRED EMPOWERING WOMEN)

Ph (07) 348 2765 Ailsa Morgan, National Administrator

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

KAPO MAORI AOTEAROA 

 Ph 0800 770 990 

www.kapomaori.com 

 

PARENTS of VISION IMPAIRED NZ  

Ph (04) 293 8236 or 0800 312 019

www.pvi.org.nz 

 

FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE

 

NZ ASSOCIATION of OPTOMETRISTS Ph 0800 439 322 or (04) 473 2322 

www.nzao.co.nz  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

P O Box 51008

Tawa

Wellington 5249

 

The ROYAL AUSTRALIAN & NZ COLLEGE of OPHTHALMOLOGISTS

www.ranzco.edu

 

FOR FINANCIAL AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE

 

WINZ (Work and Income NZ) 

General Enquiries Freephone 0800 559 009

www.workandincome.nz 

 

For assistance with equipment subsidy:

ENABLE NZ (except Auckland and Northland) Freephone 0800 36 22 53

www.enable.co.nz 

 

ACCESSABLE (Auckland & Northland) Freephone 0508 001 002

www.accessable.co.nz 

 

ASSOCIATION OF BLIND CITIZENS   Ph 0800 222 694

www.blindcitizens.org.nz 

Advocates on blindness-related issues.

Assists government, health agencies and other organizations improving services to blind people

 

DISABLED PERSON’S ASSEMBLY   Ph (04) 801 9100

www.dpa.org.nz

Advocates for all disabilities

 

AUCKLAND DISABILITY LAW   Ph (09) 257 5140

www.aucklanddisabilitylaw.org.nz

 

FOR WORK AND RETRAINING HELP

 

WORKBRIDGE       Freephone 0508 858 858

www.workbridge.co.nz 

 

BLIND FOUNDATION    Freephone 0800 24 33 33

www.blindfoundation.org.nz 

 

FOR EDUCATION ASSISTANCE

 

BLENNZ  (Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ)

Ph (09) 266 7109

www.blennz.school.nz 

Private Bag 801

Manurewa

Auckland 2243

 

FOR FITNESS AND LEISURE

 

BLIND SPORT NZ

www.blindsport.kiwi 

 

GREEN PRESCRIPTION   Ph 0800 ACTIVE (0800 228 483)

 

AGE CONCERN

National Office

P O Box 10-688

Wellington 6143

Ph (04) 801-9338

www.ageconcern.org.nz