scip_sarah

Sarah

Sarah Krammer is one of the first recipients to receive the Nucleus 7 which allows a listener to stream calls from a smartphone or tablet. Read Sarah’s story here

Continue reading

scip_andrew

Andrew

Andrew Hickmott is a Palmerston North man who has recently received a cochlear implant that uses iPhone technology. Read Andrew’s story here

Continue reading

scip_jackson

Jackson

After trying to help Jackson by putting gromits in his ears and giving him hearing aids, eight months after he was born he had an operation to fit cochlear implants – an operation which was facilitated by the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP). Read Jackson’s story here

Continue reading

santana

Santana

15 year old Santana is profoundly deaf, and has qualified to represent New Zealand in the Deaflympics. Read Santana’s story here

Continue reading

angela

Angela

Angela received a cochlear implant at age 14 and is now a senior nurse at Miramar Vet Hospital. Read Angela’s story here

Continue reading

ally

Ally

Now a talented musician, Ally received two cochlear implants when she was 2 years old.

Continue reading

alice

Alice

Mairehau Primary School teacher, Alice, was born with little hearing, but lost her hearing completely over the Christmas holidays. With a double cochlear implant in February, she was able to return to the classroom.

Continue reading

jireh

Jireh

Jireh was born with Charge syndrome, a genetic pattern of birth defects that affects sufferers’ vision, heart, nasal passages and growth, as well as their hearing. Jireh had her first cochlear implant at 12 months of age and a second implant at 18 months. Reab Jireh’s story here Read about

Continue reading

addison

Addison

Addison received a double cochlear implant at the age of 14 months. Read Addisons story here

Continue reading

ethan

Ethan

Invercargill boy, Ethan (4), had cochlear implants fitted into both his ears, after becoming profoundly deaf as a result of meningitis. Read Ethan’s story here

Continue reading