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International Cochlear Implant Day Highlights How The Pandemic Has Affected The Global Cochlear Implant Community

Friday, 25 February 2022, 6:58 am | Pindrop Foundation

Today is International Cochlear Implant Day, and cochlear implant recipients from Aotearoa NZ have added their voice to a global campaign by the cochlear implant international community of action (CIICA) about how the pandemic has affected their lives. Nurse ... More >>

Tackling hearing loss and its consequences

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:24 am | Pindrop Foundation

With over 200 New Zealand adults currently on the waiting list for a cochlear implant, on Saturday 2nd of November the Pindrop Foundation Cochlear Implant Forum is bringing together global and national experts on hearing loss at the University of Auckland ... More >>

New research suggests cochlear implants will unlock tinnitus

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 10:15 am | Pindrop Foundation

Tinnitus is a chronic and debilitating health issue affecting 1 in 7 older New Zealanders with an estimated cost to NZ of $7.5 billion in lost productivity, health and welfare costs. Often described as ‘ringing in the ears’ where people hear ringing, buzzing, ... More >>

The impact of hearing loss and its consequences

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 11:45 am | Pindrop Foundation

The Pindrop Foundation Adult Cochlear Implant Forum Announces Key Topic: The impact of hearing loss and its consequences. More >>

Disappointment over cochlear implant funding decision

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 12:46 pm | Pindrop Foundation

Cochlear implant clients, ENT surgeons and audiologists are extremely disappointed at the government’s decision not to continue with the additional $6.5 million funding boost to the cochlear implant programs. More >>

Calling on Sustainable Funding for Cochlear Implants

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 2:43 pm | Pindrop Foundation

Hearing Week 2018 is here and what a time to celebrate the power of cochlear implants to change lives for the better. But we need help to change more lives for the better, and the Pindrop Foundation is calling on sustainable funding for the New Zealand ... More >>

Call for Sustained Funding for Cochlear Implants

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12:38 pm | Pindrop Foundation

To highlight the continued plight of adults affected by severe to profound hearing loss and needing a cochlear implant to restore their hearing, the Pindrop Foundation has launched its #HearMe campaign with ENT surgeons, audiologists, researchers and ... More >>

Talking Healthy Ageing, Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 11:51 am | Pindrop Foundation

For the first time in New Zealand, internationally renowned doctor and researcher in the field of healthy ageing and hearing loss, Frank Lin, M.D, PhD., will be presenting the findings of his research at the 2017 Pindrop Foundation Adult Cochlear Implant ... More >>

Hon Simon Bridges to Open Sounds of Life Photo Exhibit

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 1:46 pm | Pindrop Foundation

Hon Simon Bridges to Open Sounds of Life Photo Exhibit: Celebrating the Power of Cochlear Implants to Transform Lives. More >>

MP3 Generation tackle hearing loss head on

Tuesday, 18 September 2012, 10:08 am | Pindrop Foundation

King’s CollegeStudents have taken on the challenge of tackling hearing loss in the MP3 generation by becoming Educators for the Listen Up! programme and teaching younger Kiwi kids how to protect their hearing. More >>

New Zealand’s First Cochlear Implant Gold Medalist

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 5:25 pm | Pindrop Foundation

Impossible is nothing to Waka Ama paddler Vesna Radonich, New Zealand’s first Cochlear Implant recipient to win Gold and become the open woman Waka Ama World Champion. More >>

New Zealand's First Million Ear Challenge

Monday, 14 November 2011, 2:44 pm | Pindrop Foundation

For Immediate Release Monday 14th November 2011 A group of hearing heroes who have had their hearing restored by a cochlear implant are championing the message of hearing loss and solutions by launching New Zealand’s first Million Ear Challenge today. More >>

Awareness continues for overcoming deafness

Monday, 27 July 2009, 2:28 pm | Pindrop Foundation

Auckland, 27 July 2009 - On July 29 the Pindrop Foundation and The Hearing House will host a joint art and wine fundraiser to raise awareness and funds for cochlear implants. Approximately 400,000 New Zealanders have hearing loss of some kind, and ... More >>

Double Amputee Riding Length of NZ

Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 10:12 am | Pindrop Foundation

John Nelson, a double amputee, is undertaking an epic 4,000km journey through New Zealand to raise money for the Pindrop Foundation and the Bionic Ear Institute to help profoundly deaf people hear again with a cochlear implant. More >>

Profound hearing loss: do not suffer in isolation

Monday, 20 November 2006, 11:39 am | Pindrop Foundation

The ‘Break the Silence’ initiative marks the 20th anniversary of the first Cochlear implant in New Zealand. Led by the Northern Cochlear Implant Trust (NCIT) and Cochlear Ltd, the pioneers of Cochlear implant technology, the initiative aims to raise awareness ... More >>