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  • Waiheke Wharf to Wharf Fun Run Event

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  • Summer Newsletter 2015

    Meet Valentina - a grandmother blind from cataracts who finally got to see her grand daughter for the first time when her eyesight was restored :)

  • Hepi

    Hepi is the pastor’s wife in a Tongan village on the remote eastern side of Tongatapu. She told us that her blindness made her feel incomplete. For years she felt unable to fulfil the duties she holds as pastor’s wife. Her husband was even considering leaving his position in order to look after her.

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  • Meet Durkita

    Imagine your whole world fading to black. You know something is terribly wrong. Your eyesight is slipping away and with it your independence. You desperately need an eye doctor, but there is no one to turn to for help. You feel isolated and vulnerable, fearful of never seeing or being independent again.

  • Platini

    Platini was born with cataracts. His cataracts were becoming dense, stealing what little sight he had, and with it, his childhood and his future. By the age of eight he could only see as far as one metre away. He could no longer read easily or see the blackboard, and was quickly falling behind his classmates.

  • Become a monthly supporter

    Restore sight and change lives each and every month In the developing world, 4 out of 5 people who are blind don't need to be, they just lack access to simple treatment and routine surgery.

  • Vanuatu

    Ten years ago, Vanuatu had no eye doctor and just one part-time eye nurse. Today, the beautiful island nation is one of The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ’s success stories.