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Enable New Zealand wins national Hearing Aid Management Service Contract

From 1 July Enable New Zealand will be the new national provider for Hearing Aid Management Services after winning the tender process run by the Ministry of Health.

Read more here (PDF, 1 page, 88 KB)

Enable New Zealand opens EASIE Living Centre


Enable New Zealand opened its EASIE Living and Demonstration Centre on Wednesday 17 February.  The centre is the first in New Zealand of its kind and was officially opened by Palmerston North Mayor Grant Smith. A public open day will be held on Monday 22 February from 8.30am to 5pm. The first 100 visitors will receive a goodie bag!!  Like us on Facebook or visit the Website for more information.

EASIE Living helps those with disabilities and those who are ageing in our communities to access the latest products and information to help them lead fuller, more productive lives.  EASIE Living, our accessible home, demonstration and learning centre, is a showcase of what’s possible.  It is a place of hope and pride; a place where New Zealanders can find more of the independence they are looking for. 

EASIE (Equipment, Advice, Services, Information, Education) Living Centre is the latest innovation from Enable New Zealand, which has been providing disability support services for over 40 years, and now reaches 50,000 people a year.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Enable New Zealand: Who are we?

By Gill Clarkson

What does Enable New Zealand do?

Enable New Zealand, with its head office in Palmerston North and offices in Christchurch and Hamilton, is the largest provider of support services across the health, rehabilitation and disability sector for the provision of equipment, housing and vehicle modifications. It holds regional and national contracts with the Ministry of Health, Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and district health boards (DHB), and interacts with over 5,000 health professionals. It is an operating division of MidCentral DHB.

Equipment and Modification Services at Enable New Zealand manage more than 100,000 service requests per year for a range of programmes. These include spectacle subsidy for children under 16, equipment and housing modifications for the Ministry of Health, and housing modifications for ACC.

The full article can be read here.

Year In Review

We invite you to read Enable New Zealand’s first Year in Review publication. It describes and highlights our work across the Health, Rehabilitation and Disability Sector for the 2014/15 financial year.

Features include:

  • A snapshot of the services we provide
  • Consumer stories on how we helped to make a difference
  • Our year’s achievements
  • How our work delivers more “bang for buck”
  • An outlook of the year ahead


Full PDF version of Year in Review


"Quality Living - Healthy Lives"


"Enable New Zealand will facilitate and deliver quality access to resources for people with identified health and disability support needs"

Enable New Zealand delivers a range of services for older people and disabled people. These services are contracted by the Ministry of Health, ACC and for some other District Health Boards.

Enable New Zealand is an operating division of MidCentral District Health Board.

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