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Deaf Foundation Calls for Revision of Hearing Aid Funding

Monday, 6 October 2014, 12:49 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

One in every six New Zealanders live with some type of hearing loss. Hearing aid technologies are significant key to many of them living a full life. More >>

One Week until NZ CEO’s And Leaders Go Silent

Friday, 25 July 2014, 11:00 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

One in six New Zealanders lives with some type of hearing loss. We all know someone who lives with and manages the impact of not being able to hear, and the subsequent communication difficulties that arise with the invisibility of deafness. In seven ... More >>

Commonwealth Games are not being captioned in New Zealand

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:20 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

As members of the Captioning Working Group, The National Foundation for the Deaf and Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand call for broadcast captioning of the 2014 Commonwealth Games More >>

Calling New Zealand’s Top 100 Leaders

Monday, 16 June 2014, 9:22 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

The National Foundation for the Deaf is calling upon the Top 100 CEO’s and leaders from around New Zealand to take part in this year’s Silent Leadership Challenge on 1 August 2014. More >>

Captioning in New Zealand is not ‘pretty satisfactory'

Friday, 6 June 2014, 3:24 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

For the record, the New Zealand Captioning Working Group do not believe the level of captioning in New Zealand is ‘pretty satisfactory’. More >>

Deaf And Hard of Hearing New Zealanders Marginalised

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:44 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

Deaf And Hard of Hearing New Zealanders Marginalised Imagine if you could not access vital news and information. What would you do? More >>

Hearing Week: Caption It! Campaign for broadcast captioning

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:00 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

This week New Zealanders will acknowledge Hearing Week (24 – 30 March), and The National Foundation for the Deaf is calling for everyone to celebrate recent progressive advancements in technology - which have been supporting the communication of people ... More >>

Hearing Week 2014 – Technology Makes a World of Difference

Friday, 7 February 2014, 2:38 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

Technology is a significant part of the answer for over 700,000 hearing impaired individuals in New Zealand who have some level of hearing loss. Access to hearing aids, cochlear impacts and captioning make a world of difference to their lives. More >>

Poor Funding Allocations for Hearing Aid Treatments

Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:10 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

New Zealand Government Leaving Children Behind with Poor Funding Allocations for Hearing Aid Treatments Children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) are being left behind as a consequence of inadequate funding from the Ministry of Education ... More >>

Government Must Pay Attention To Disability Care Resolution

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 9:57 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

The 66th World Health Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for better health care for people with disabilities More >>

Hearing Week 2013

Friday, 1 March 2013, 12:33 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

“Helping people who are deaf and hearing impaired to achieve a better quality of life” More >>

Hearing Week 2013

Friday, 1 March 2013, 11:56 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

“Helping people who are deaf and hearing impaired to achieve a better quality of life” More >>

Tyler's Story

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 1:12 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

Meet Tyler – 2013 is a big year for him as he turns 5 at the end of April and is eagerly anticipating starting school…but, there is a very real hearing problem that needs sorting before he can effectively learn and achieve at school. More >>

Newborn Hearing Screening Programme

Friday, 21 December 2012, 11:24 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

The National Foundation for the Deaf and the affiliated group Project HIEDI are both strong supporters and advocates for the NZ Newborn Hearing Screening Programme. More >>

Inaugural Captioning Awards

Friday, 23 November 2012, 1:15 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

Awards were today presented at the Langham Hotel in Auckland, recognising the hard work and commitment of individuals and organisations working to improve captioning in New Zealand. More >>

Beware of Purchasing Hearing Aids on Internet

Monday, 12 November 2012, 5:08 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

To go from having good hearing and being able to fully participate with family and friends, to living in a world where hearing loss becomes a distressing every day reality can be very challenging. More >>

Are YOU going to be in the 1:4?

Sunday, 30 September 2012, 12:21 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

Did you know, it’s predicted that by 2050 there will be a dramatic rise in the number of New Zealanders coping with the impact of living with hearing loss. More >>

Hearing Aids – the new fashion statement!

Tuesday, 11 September 2012, 11:43 am | National Foundation for the Deaf

Louise Carroll, CEO of The National Foundation for the Deaf recently attended the International Federation for Hard of Hearing Conference in Norway and was delighted to see people from other countries wearing beads to brighten up and announce the ... More >>

CapTel – Captioned Phones for the Hearing Impaired

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 2:06 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

To those who can hear with ease, the thought of what life would be like without access to a telephone would probably never cross their mind. Spare then, a thought for those of us who struggle to hear on the phone and how it must now feel to have an option ... More >>

The Human Rights Commission Mediation Hearing - NFD

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 6:26 pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

The mediation hearing for The National Foundation for the Deaf combined case of 6 claimants who have been declined hearing aids by ACC for work-related Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) was held today with the Human Rights Commission. The NFD met ... More >>

 

 

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