The Hearing House

A First Voice Centre

Welcome to The Hearing House

Help deaf kids

to listen & speak

The Capital Campaign

Construction has begun

Welcome to The Hearing House

The Hearing House is a charity for deaf children with cochlear implants and hearing aids. Our mission is to enable deaf or hearing-impaired children to listen and speak like their hearing peers. We aim to give deaf children with cochlear implants or hearing aids the ability to fulfil their potential and 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. Learn more about how cochlear implants are changing the lives of deaf children all over the world.

For Families

The Hearing House provides services for children with a mild to profound hearing loss to enable them to learn to listen and speak with regular audiology appointments and therapy sessions. To learn more about our programmes and services for families click here.
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For Health Professionals

The Hearing House accepts referrals for hearing-impaired children. For more information regarding referrals click here
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Recent News

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APR
2015

Ideas for language development at home

To help deaf children with cochlear implants to listen and speak, parents don’t just need to be reading bed...
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APR
2015

Vocal turn-taking – Auditory-verbal therapy

Here is a clip which demonstrates vocal turn-taking which is one way that AVT sessions develop as the child grows....

From Lance Cairns

"Getting my implant totally changed my life - I spoke on the telephone to my son Christopher for the first time in nearly 40 years. I started going out more and began working properly again.  It gave me more confidence and helped me to restore old friendships and develop new ones." - Lance Cairns, NZ Cricket Legend.
Lance Cairns