Assistance Directory

Epilepsy Association of New Zealand

The National Epilepsy Association of New Zealand supports people with Epilepsy.   Find the Rotorua branch address below.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 346 3912
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
epilepsy.org.nz/
Address:
Community House 1115 Haupapa St Rotorua

Foot Mechanics – Podiatry

We are foot and lower limb professionals with expertise in the areas of foot, arch, heel, shin, knee and lower back pain.  Local Rotorua Podiatrist is Innes Graham with contact details listed below.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 346 0697
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.footmechanicspodiatry.co.nz/
Address:
1198 Amohia St Rotorua

Freedom Drivers

Freedom Companion Drivers offer affordable personalised companion services for those unable to drive themselves.  Services include driving to appointments, airport, social engagements or if required for children’s school transportation.  All Freedom Drivers are ACC registered vendors accepting Total Mobility vouchers in some regions.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 956 956
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
freedomdrivers.co.nz

Gold’s Health and Fitness

Gold’s Health and Fitness offer a wide range of gym services including specific programs such as ‘Heart of Gold’,  a phase 3 Cardiac Rehabilitation Club.  The objectives are to minimise the risk of further heart events through exercise, education and emotional support.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 348 8998
Website:
www.goldshealthandfitness.co.nz
Address:
100 Old Taupo Road Rotorua

Health and Disability Advocacy

To enquire about your rights when using health and disability services, get questions answered or to make a complaint we can help you to find an independent advocate.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 555 050
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
advocacy.hdc.org.nz

Health and Disability Commissioner

The Act created the Office of the Commissioner with the role of promoting and protecting the rights of health and disability services for consumers and to facilitate fair, simple, speedy and efficient resolution of complaints.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 11 22 33
Website:
www.hdc.org.nz/

HealthLine

Funded by the Ministry of Health, Healthline is New Zealand’s national telephone health service offering free advice from our trained registered nurses 24 hours, 7 days per week.  Call Healthline on 0800 611 116 if you are;

  • feeling unwell but not sure whether you need to see a doctor
  • needing some urgent advice about a family member or friend who’s sick
  • on holiday and want to know where the nearest doctor or pharmacy is

 

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 611 116
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/health-care-services/healthline

Heart Foundation

Resources and information on managing heart health and maintaining a healthy life.  Provides support for patient rehabilitation after a heart event. Rotorua contact and address below. National Office Ph: 0800 863 375

Contact Details

Phone:
07 349 0635
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.heartfoundation.org.nz/
Address:
1222 Arawa Street Rotorua

HIP Hobbies Interest Passions

H.I.P is a comprehensive publication of hobbies, interests and passions targeted at Rotorua Residents, (50+).  An initiative by the Rotorua Lakes Council, hard copies of H.I.P are available from various outlets around the city.  The link below will take you to the online source for this recreation and activities booklet.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 348 4199
Website:
www.rotorualakescouncil.nz/our-city/recreation-and-leisure/over50s/Pages/default.aspx

Justice of the Peace – Locate New Zealand Wide

To locate your nearest registered JP in Rotorua click on the website link below and enter your suburb, postcode or just Rotorua.  This website hosts information on the location and availability of Justice of the Peace and the service centres throughout New Zealand.

Contact Details

Website:
justiceofthepeace.org.nz/