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Description

Hearing Therapy is a free, independent national service funded by the Whaikaha Ministry of Disabled people and delivered by Your Way | Kia Roha - Hearing.  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.
  • We can assist you, your family, whānau, and friends to understand and respond to hearing needs.
  • Referrals to other health services if needed.

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

Ages

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Fees and Charges Description

This is a free service.

Hours

20 Palmerston Street, Hamilton

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

1 Market Grove, Hutt Central, Lower Hutt

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm 

15 Osterley Way, Manukau, Auckland

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Audiology

Hearing aids, Hearing tests

  • 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 to evaluate your hearing and make a plan with you to reach your hearing-related goals and reduce the impact of hearing loss on your daily life. A hearing therapist can… Complete a hearing evaluation and discuss your hearing difficulties with you Help you use your hearing more effectively and provide information about hearing health Teach ways of improving your communication skills Help you use hearing aids to greater effect Give information about equipment available to assist with daily living, like amplified telephones, personal listening devices, baby monitors, doorbell alarms and smoke detectors Teach speech reading and provide auditory training Offer advice and practical help to people with tinnitus Provide information about funding options Refer you to other health services if needed. We can help your family, whanau and friends to better support your hearing issues. They are welcome to attend appointments with you. Our service is independent. We don’t sell or fit hearing aids, but we can give you independent advice about using hearing aids and other listening devices.

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 to evaluate your hearing and make a plan with you to reach your hearing-related goals and reduce the impact of hearing loss on your daily life.

A hearing therapist can…

  • Complete a hearing evaluation and discuss your hearing difficulties with you
  • Help you use your hearing more effectively and provide information about hearing health
  • Teach ways of improving your communication skills
  • Help you use hearing aids to greater effect
  • Give information about equipment available to assist with daily living, like amplified telephones, personal listening devices, baby monitors, doorbell alarms and smoke detectors
  • Teach speech reading and provide auditory training
  • Offer advice and practical help to people with tinnitus
  • Provide information about funding options
  • Refer you to other health services if needed.
  • We can help your family, whānau and friends to better support your hearing issues.  They are welcome to attend appointments with you.

Our service is independent. We don’t sell or fit hearing aids, but we can give you independent advice about using hearing aids and other listening devices.

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Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:01PM on May 8, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Your Way | Kia Roha.