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22 04, 2016

Before you buy your Hearing Aids online…

April 22nd, 2016|

Before you buy your hearing aids online, here are some things you should know. The Internet offers many advantages for consumers looking for information and products. Online purchasing is convenient and private, and in some cases may offer cost savings for individuals. One advantage of buying online is that all the terms and conditions of [...]

22 04, 2016

TV Listening

April 22nd, 2016|

TV Listening - TV is an integral part of our daily lives conveying news, sport, major events, entertainment and more. Without it hearing impaired people can often feel disconnected from family and the world around them. People with hearing impairment require the sound to be louder than do other viewers. When a family, which includes [...]

22 04, 2016

111 Text Service Now Available

April 22nd, 2016|

A lot of people are not aware that there is a 111 text service available - 111 TXT. For now, 111 TXT is only for people who are deaf, hearing or speech impaired. To have this service you must register with the NZ Police.   This involves setting up a 111 TXT account with the [...]

22 04, 2016

Some Tips: Coping With Hearing Loss

April 22nd, 2016|

How Common is Hearing Loss? Over ten percent of the population (400,000) have some degree of hearing loss.   Is Hearing Loss an Old Person's Problem? Hearing loss may have been perceived as such decades ago, but not now. No matter what age noise pollution, similar in nature to smoking, is causing gradual hearing loss [...]