Below is a list of links we think you may find useful.
Hearing therapy is a specialized field dedicated to helping individuals adjust to living with hearing loss. Hearing Therapy services are provided in Aotearoa NZ by Your Way | Kia Roha (previously Life Unlimited). To find out more, click here.
CIICA is a new and innovative community of cochlear implant users and family advocacy groups sharing the vision of increasing access to cochlear implants.
The National Foundation for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing has a comprehensive list of supports and services throughout New Zealand.
The Hearing House, a provider to the Northern Cochlear Implant Program, works with adults, who need, or have, a cochlear implant. Audiologists and rehabilitationists aim to get adults who are now severely or profoundly deaf, participating fully in life again.
The Northern Cochlear Implant Programme has information and advise on Cochlear Implant treatment and funding for the northern region in NZ.
Gillies Hospital, provider to the Northern Cochlear Implant Programme, is the surgical centre for cochlear implantation based in Epsom, Auckland.
The future of health is an Aotearoa NZ government website explaining the transformation the health system is undergoing to create a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred system that will improve the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.
Ensuring that older adults can effectively hear and engage with the people and world around them is key to optimizing health and well-being. The Cochlear Center is dedicated to recruiting and training a generation of researchers, clinicians and public health experts who can study the impact that hearing loss has on public health, develop and test strategies to address hearing loss and help implement effective policies for hearing loss at the local, national and global levels.
The HQSC have extensive resources on their consumer engagement programme, Partners in Care, believing consumers should be actively involved in decision making about health and disability services at every level – including governance, planning, policy, setting priorities, and highlighting quality issues. The resource is exceptionally beneficial for consumers who wish to take an active role in advocating for cochlear implant services for adults.
The American Cochlear Implant Alliance has extensive resources and advice on cochlear implants for adults, including extensive tips and advice on rehab.
Providing research and clinically proven tinnitus content and treatment options for people with tinnitus, physicians, clinicians and researchers.
The New Zealand Audiological Society (NZAS) is the leading professional body for audiologists in New Zealand. Dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of practice, they offer expertise, support, and guidance on hearing care for the public. NZAS champions better hearing health, providing resources and information to help Kiwis make informed choices.
Dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with hearing impairments, Hearing New Zealand provides vital services, advocacy, and support. Their efforts empower individuals to navigate the challenges of hearing loss, fostering inclusivity and awareness in the community. Learn More.