8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.


Hearing Therapy is a free, independent national service funded by the Ministry of Health and delivered by Life Unlimited Charitable Trust. We provide hearing evaluations, information and support to any New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16 years and over who experience difficulty in communicating effectively because of a hearing problem.

A qualified hearing therapist will work directly with you to evaluate your hearing and make a plan with you to reach your hearing-related goals and make your daily life more manageable. We offer:

  • A hearing evaluation with a qualified hearing therapist
  • Information on hearing aids and other technology, including available funding options
  • Practical advice and tips for living with hearing conditions like tinnitus
  • Strategies for you, your family and whanau to ease communication
  • Referrals to other health services if needed

Hearing Therapy clinics are available in communities throughout New Zealand. Find a clinic location near you.

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral


8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Service Types


  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing tests

How does Hearing Therapy work?

We provide free hearing assessments, information, hearing tests and support to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16 years and over.

A qualified hearing therapist will work with you…

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This is a free service.

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This page was last updated at 1:47PM on June 19, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Unlimited - Hearing Therapy.