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



8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Service Types

Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Disability support
  • Needs assessment
  • Rehabilitation


This is a free service.

Languages Spoken



Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairawhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:22PM on October 10, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Unlimited Hearing Therapy.