Our Partners and Supporters

We have a number of partners and supporters who we work closely with to ensure the needs of our members and the wider hard of hearing community are met

National Foundation for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

National Foundation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing draws the community together to prevent hearing loss and improve the lives and futures of people who are deaf or hearing impaired.

Phone: 09 307 2922 or 0800 867 446 

Email: enquiries@nfd.org.nz


Oticon Foundation

For more than 40 years the Oticon Foundation in New Zealand has improved the lives of the hearing impaired in New Zealand through communication and knowledge. The Foundation is committed to finding better solutions to hearing loss and strives to increase public awareness and understanding of hearing impairment.



New Zealand Audiological Society

NZAS is the professional body for audiologists and audiometrists in New Zealand.  

We are committed to excellence in hearing health care and enabling people with hearing and balance disorders to fully participate in their communities.

We do this through setting ethical and professional standards of practice for our members and advocating on hearing health care matters.

Phone: 0800 625 166 (NZ only) or +64 9 817 9498

Email: admin@audiology.org.nz


Lottery Grants Board

Under the Gambling Act 2003, all profits from playing Lotto are used to benefit New Zealand communities.

The New Zealand Lotteries Commission runs the Lottery, and the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board distributes its profits. 

The Department of Internal Affairs administers the funds on behalf of the Board.


Hearing Research Foundation

Our mission: To provide funding for research into hearing disorders that will ultimately transform clinical otology practice and lead to positive outcomes for the hearing impaired.

Email: info@hrf.nz


University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Committed to improving the health of our local, national and global communities through excellence in teaching, research, service and engagement.

Phone: 09 373 7599

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Hearing Therapists

HTANZ is the professional organisation for hearing therapists in New Zealand. Its purpose is to promote the knowledge and practice of hearing therapy, including research in hearing therapy.

HTANZ has representatives on several national working groups associated with hearing loss.

Email: info@hearingtherapists.org.nz