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New Zealand's largest and most comprehensive website holding death information. If a death has been published in a leading newsp... [read more]
Abbeyfield is a volunteer-based not-for-profit organisation providing affordable family-style housing for lonely older people wh... [read more]
|Phone||Claims Helpline 0800 101 996|
Age Concern New Zealand is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation, dedicated to promoting the quality of life and well-being... [read more]
Health Promotion for Older People. Provided by Age Concern North Shore.
Alzheimers New Zealand Inc. is a charitable organisation that supports the work of it’s member organisations and at a national... [read more]
|Phone||0800 004 001|
A site devoted entirely to crosswords.
Includes information on how to get certificates, family history etc.
Best Health (provided by the British Medical Journal's Evidence Centre) has been developed primarily for the UK but is based on... [read more]
|Phone||0800 CANCER (226 237|
The Canterbury Health Care of the Elderly Education Trust is a Christchurch based charitable trust that aims to improve the educ... [read more]
Carers New Zealand is a national charitable trust set up to help carers of all ages.
It was created by carers, for carers, t... [read more]
Audit results of individual residential care facilities are added to the Ministry of Health website as they 'come to hand'.
|Phone||0800 654 655|
Citizens Advice Bureau is a voluntary organisation providing free, confidential information and advice to anyone about any query... [read more]
Provides financial education and carrys out regular reviews of retirement income policy
|Phone||64 4 499 7396|
Community Energy Action (CEA) is a charitable trust that provides insulation, energy advice and energy efficiency solutions for... [read more]
|Phone||0800 498 9276|
The Government is supporting community-led development by providing support and advice, but the work is led by the community.
Complaint Line is a gateway website for disputes resolution and investigation agencies that provide the New Zealand public with... [read more]
The Ministry of Health funded the development of a CAM website for New Zealanders between 2003 and 2006 - this website has since... [read more]
Consumer watchdog, online articles of topical interest
Professional and regulatory body for oral health practitioners i.e. dentists, dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygi... [read more]
Includes information on Community Services Card. General enquiries (free phone) 0800 559 009.
|Phone||0800 559 009|
District Health Boards, the Ministry of Health, other central agencies, service providers, and consumer groups collaborate in a... [read more]
There are diabetes societies throughout New Zealand providing support, information and advocacy for people with diabetes. Click... [read more]
Link to Ministry of Health web site where there is a full list of District Health Boards.
Age Concern is the primary contracted co-ordination and referral service for Elder Abuse & Neglect Prevention.
Other provid... [read more]
An intersectoral and community group that works together for the wellbeing of Canterbury’s older people.
Enable New Zealand delivers a range of services for older people and disabled people. These services are contracted by the Minis... [read more]
|Address||PO Box 4547|
|Phone||0800 17 1981|
|Phone||free phone 0800 654 655|
Senior services, home care and financial help.
Amongst the aims and objectives of Grey Power is the aim to advance, support and protect the welfare and well being of older pe... [read more]
The Guidelines on Physical Activity for Older People gives five key recommendations to help older people live longer, healthier... [read more]
Aim: To promote and protect the rights of health and disability service consumers.
Enquiries and Complaints Line - advocacy s... [read more]
This useful booklet produced by the Health and Disability Commissioner gives “Useful tips to make it easy to communicate effec... [read more]
Practical suggestions for those working in this sector as to how they can implement the Code of Health and Disability Services C... [read more]
Read some stories from those who have experienced great care.
Health Ed is a catalogue of free health resources from the Ministry of Health Manatū Hauora.
HealthInfo contains information recommended by Canterbury health professionals. It contains a mix of locally-developed patient i... [read more]
Healthline is a free, nationwide health advice telephone service, funded by the Ministry of Health and available any time of the... [read more]
|Phone||freephone 0800 611 116|
A statutory body set up to administer the Human Rights Act 1993, and to promote, by education and publicity respect for and obse... [read more]
Financial information. Bloggers include: Bernard Hickey, Neville Bennett, Roger J Kerr.
|Address||New Zealand wide. Financial information.|
LawAccess is an online information service that provides quick and easy access to information about legal matters. As well as m... [read more]
Contains a section 'Public Information' - how doctors maintain standards, making complaints, getting information about doctors.... [read more]
Part of the Ministry of Health. Includes information for consumers about medicines
See the section 'Health of Older People' under the "Our Work" tab.
Includes publications, reports etc
Advises the Minister of Health about what should be funded.
To locate the Cardiac Support Groups type 'Cardiac Clubs' into the search box.
This is a consumer advocacy service for all users of health and disability services. The service is provided as part of a grou... [read more]
NZ Directory of Needs Assessment and Service Coordination Contact Details
(ex HCPNZ [Health Care Providers New Zealand] and ARCH) An organisation of residential care providers.
The New Zealand Guidelines Group leads a movement towards the delivery of high quality health and disability services throughout... [read more]
Part of the Ministry of Health. Responsible for collection and dissemination of health related information
The New Zealand Home Health Association Inc is the national body representing providers of home health care services.
Includes information on wills, Enduring Power of Attorney, trusts etc.
This website provides free public access to unofficial versions of New Zealand statutes (Public, Local, and Private Acts) and St... [read more]
The 1999 International Year of Older Persons prompted the development of a New Zealand strategy promoting the value of older peo... [read more]
Enjoy the introduction to this web site.
Aims to improve health... by strengthening organised efforts of society
Queendom which describes itself as 'serious entertainment' offers a variety of personality, intelligence and health-related test... [read more]
For advice & support to stop smoking.
|Phone||0800 778 778|
Ministry of Health Audit Results
The RVRANZ protects the rights of retirement village residents in New Zealand.
The Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand Inc (RVA) is a voluntary, nationally-based membership association representin... [read more]
Rural lobby group and voice for women.
An American site which " ... attempt(s) to reflect women's issues and concerns. We also hope it reflects those two most compelli... [read more]
Seniorline provides information on:
• Support to help you stay at home
• Relief care choices for caregivers
• How incom... [read more]
|Phone||0800 725 463|
SeniorNet gives older adults an opportunity to get on the Internet, and learn more about new communication and information techn... [read more]
|Address||The Federation of New Zealand SeniorNet Societies Inc. Level 7, 150 Featherston Street,|
|Postal Address||PO Box 9406, Wellington 6144|
|Phone||0800 736 467|
Information about becoming/staying fit and well.
A range of services are offered including the Ambulance service. Ambulance charges are shown on their website.
For some people living alone means that they miss out on daily human contact, someone to chat to, laugh with and share their liv... [read more]
|Phone||free phone 0800 780780|
The SuperSeniors Website is run through the Ministry of Social Development and the Office for Senior Citizens with the aim of pr... [read more]
International organisation which aims to provide educational stimulus and support for older people. Runs lectures and study tour... [read more]
|Phone||0800 842 846|
|Phone||0800 650 654|
WEKA - stands for What Everybody Keeps Asking .....about disability information and is a generic disability information website.... [read more]
Women’s Refuge provides support and information for women who are dealing with violence. The web site gives local contact deta... [read more]