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We are happy to post these leaflets to you. You can also order them to share at a meeting, in a classroom, or at a presentation or workshop.
Phone: 0800 867 446 (or +64 9 307 2922 if you’re outside New Zealand)
Email: [email protected].
View our presentation on noise reduction strategies for early childhood centres.
Resources include videos, a PowerPoint presentation and a brochure. Find out more.
Subscribe to our twice-yearly magazine Hearing Matters and stay up to date on news, activities, research, personal stories and more. View past editions here.
These bright yellow, two-way card come in a plastic stand that sits on the counter, visible to customers and frontline staff. For the public, the card invites them to tell staff if they have a hearing problem. On the staff-facing side, it gives tips on how to speak effectively – face the person, speak clearly and slowly, don’t shout.
To order a free counter stand, please contact us on 0800 867 446 or by email: [email protected].
Excessive noise is harmful to hearing. The Safe Sound Indicator helps children learn the importance of protecting their hearing and gives teachers a tool to keep the noise levels down.
Ministry of Health - Hearing services
A guide to services and support for people with hearing loss, from the Ministry of Health
The Hearing Association
This site offers a number of resources and products, including hearing help cards, badges, batteries, books and DVDs.
NZ Audiological Society
A range of information on hearing loss issues.