Resources - General

Alzheimers Association of New Zealand

Alzheimers organisations provide information, support and education for people affected by dementia and their supporters.   The Rotorua contact is  listed below along  with the ‘national’ website which hosts useful resources about Dementia.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 349 0053
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.alzheimers.org.nz/
Address:
1172 Haupapa Street 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

Eldernet

Eldernet provides relevant information about services for older people in New Zealand.   The Eldernet site also serves as a nationwide directory for information on community groups, retirement villages, rest homes, lifestyle villages, home help, respite care services, private and public hospitals, dementia care and other third age services for seniors.  Eldernet also hosts a wonderful online ‘Gazette’ for seniors with stories and ‘Eldernet Happenings’.  View Eldernet Gazette here.

 

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 725 463 Senior Line or 0800 611 116 Healthline
Website:
www.eldernet.co.nz/

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

The Stroke Foundation is the national organisation in New Zealand dedicated to reducing the incidence of stroke, improving treatment outcomes and supporting those affected by a stroke.  Providing a wide range of resources and services to help improve outcomes and enhance life after stroke.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 787 653
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.stroke.org.nz/

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

Blind Foundation

The Blind Foundation is New Zealand’s main provider of practical and emotional support for those who have low vision or are blind to help them face their future with confidence. Tauranga is the base for the Bay of Plenty.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 24 33 33
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
blindfoundation.org.nz/
Address:
160 Seventeenth Avenue Tauranga South

Ohinemutu Women’s Health League

The Women’s Health League (Te Roopu o Te Ora) was founded in 1937 with a vision to improve Maori health, housing and sanitation drawing upon the strong sense of kohitanga (connections with each other) to address the social welfare issues of their hapu and wider communities.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 349 8333
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.whakaue.org/
Address:
The Business Hub, 1209 Hinemaru St Rotorua

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

Bupa

Our purpose is to help people live longer healthier and happier lives. Bupa is a provider of care homes, medical alarms, rehabilitation services and has nine Retirement Villages in the Bay of Plenty Region.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 608 099
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.bupa.co.nz/

Deaf Association

Deaf Aotearoa delivers flexible and responsive services to accommodate the needs of the Deaf Community.  We provide knowledge, information and skills to help deaf people independently manage their own lives.  The Tauranga Office services the Bay of Plenty Region with the office open for enquiries and appointments from Monday to Thursday,  9:00am to 4:00pm. Local email for the Bay of Plenty is listed below.   National email direct link is here.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 332 322
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
deaf.org.nz/
Address:
Historic Village 17th Avenue West Tauranga