Welcome to The Hearing House

The Hearing House is a charity for deaf children and adults with cochlear implants and hearing aids. Our mission is to enable deaf or hearing-impaired children to listen and speak like their hearing peers. The Hearing House has been providing cochlear implant services to children and teenagers for the last 20 years and in 2018 we will be welcoming adults to our programme.

We aim to give deaf children and adults the ability to live an independent life in a hearing and speaking world. The Hearing House serves the needs of hundreds of hearing impaired children and their families from Kaitaia to Turangi.

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Our new home

Construction of our new $8 million Hearing House Centre began in June 2016 and will be completed by the end of this year. The centre will be where magic happens – for babies who will be hearing for the first time, through to adults who will regain their hearing thanks to the wonders of cochlear implants. It’s an exciting project and will help us better meet the needs of deaf children and adults. So far we have raised more than $6 million and need your help to raise the remaining money.

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Recent News

We are welcoming adults to our programme
We are welcoming adults to our programme
We’re excited to be welcoming adults with cochlear implants to our new centre in January 2018. The Hearing House has been providing cochlear implant services...
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Personal experiences shape Estelle’s career
Personal experiences shape Estelle’s career
When Estelle Gerrett tells the parent of a deaf child “there is a way for your child to listen and speak” and “you can do...
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Working with deaf children is an “inspiration”
Working with deaf children is an “inspiration”
It might sound like a cliché, but Robyn Moriarty loves her job. “The fact you can give someone hearing…..I just find it incredible.” Robyn is...
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Changing lives and communities
Changing lives and communities
Young Henry Optican stole the show when he spoke at the official opening of the Joyce Fisher Preschool last month. The four-year-old confidently told a...
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