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  • NZCT Back on Board

    2 October, 2016 | Dan Shepherd

    Blind Sport New Zealand, and the blind and low vision sports community, want to acknowledge the continued support of New Zealand Community Trust, with the national funding organisation reconfirming their commitment to the growth and development of blind and low vision sport and recreation as a funding partner. NZCT’s continued support is greatly appreciated and […]

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  • Paralympic Team Return Home

    26 September, 2016 | Dan Shepherd

    The New Zealand Paralympic team haave returned from a record equalling Paralympic Summer Games for New Zealand at Rio2016, with the 31 strong New Zealand team bringing back a medal haul of 21 medals. The 21 medals exceeded the teams expectations for themselves, setting a Games goal of 18 medals pre event, and equals New […]

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  • More Medals on Day 4 at RIO2016

    12 September, 2016 | Dan Shepherd

    World Champion Para-Cycling Tandem Emma Foy and Laura Thompson have taken SILVER on Day 4 of the RIO2016 Paralympic Games, adding to the Gold medal and world record setting performance by Mary Fisher on Day 2, to increase the haul of medals for New Zealand blind and low vision athletes to a Gold and a […]

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  • Mary Takes GOLD

    10 September, 2016 | Dan Shepherd

    New Zealander Mary Fisher (above) has started where she left off at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, winning Gold in the pool at RIO2016. Fisher, who had been tagged as an ‘Athlete to Watch’ at the Games by the International Paralympic Committee, ran away with the Gold Medal in the Women’s 100m Backstroke S11, setting a […]

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  • The Southern Trust Backs Blind Sport

    31 August, 2016 | Dan Shepherd

    Blind Sport New Zealand is excited to announce that The Southern Trust is the newest member of the Blind Sport New Zealand family. Support from our funding partners allows Blind Sport New Zealand to grow blind, deaf-blind and low vision sport and recreation opportunity in New Zealand, and the support from The Southern Trust is […]

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  • Blind Sport New Zealand and IBSA Kick-Off Blind Football

    22 August, 2016 | admin

    Blind Football has now officially launched in New Zealand, with Blind Sport New Zealand, in association with the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) and the IBSA Blind Football Committee introducing the sport to New Zealand at events in Auckland. IBSA Blind Football Committee President, Ulrich Pfisterer, was in Auckland to officially launch Blind Football in […]

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  • IBSA Confirmed as Blind Football Partner

    6 August, 2016 | admin

    BLIND FOOTBALL PARTNER ANNOUNCED: Blind Sport New Zealand Incorporated is excited to announce that IBSA (International Blind Sports Federation www.ibsasport.org) and the IBSA Blind Football Committee will partner with Blind Sport New Zealand to bring Blind Football to New Zealand. IBSA is committed to the development of Blind Football in New Zealand, and the international […]

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  • Foy and Cameron Book Tickets to Rio

    6 August, 2016 | admin

    Just a week after Mary Fisher became the first blind or low vision athlete to be announced for the 2016 Paralympic Games, Emma Foy and Amanda Cameron have also been selected as part of the New Zealand team. The Para-Cyclists have been named as members of a seven strong New Zealand Para-Cycling team to compete at […]

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