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MedicAlert® Foundation New Zealand Inc

Cancer Network Group Service



MedicAlert® Foundation New Zealand is a vital service for those with hidden illnesses and provides valuable peace of mind. MedicAlert® provides secure access to your vital personal and medical information whenever and wherever it is needed by clinicians or emergency services in New Zealand or when you are travelling abroad. Additionally, your next of kin or emergency contact information is also available.

If you have an Advance Directive or Care Plan, Enduring Power of Attorney or other important Health Related Documents you should have a MedicAlert ID.

MedicAlert is an NHI user (Sched 2) on the Health Information Privacy Code, and also a registered charity with IRD donee status CC#25227.

People who have long term medical conditions may be eligible to receive MedicAlert for free through MSD/Winz or ACC. If you would like to know more please contact our team and we will happily help.

Team details

Membership Services Team

Ph:  0800 840 111 or

Ph:  +64 4 528 8218 (from overseas)



Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

How to access this service

Ask your doctor to complete an electronic referral and/or complete the MedicAlert® enrolment form online (on  Alternatively, you can call MedicAlert® Foundation New Zealand Inc for a hard copy enrolment form.

Service Types

Aids and equipment

  • Living aids

Cancer Types

Breast, Leukaemia and Blood, Lung, Prostate, Childhood Cancers, Others, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Gynaecological, Sarcoma

Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 40028
Upper Hutt 5140

This page was last updated at 2:18PM on August 10, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by MedicAlert® Foundation New Zealand Inc.