Story: Health advocacy and self-help

Advocacy for blind people (1st of 4)

The Jubilee Institute for the Blind (now the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind) was established in 1890, making it one of the earliest health advocacy and support groups in the country. This clip from 1950 shows how the Braille books produced by the institute were made.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: The white walking stick. National Film Unit, 1950

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Development of advocacy and self-help', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018