The country will remain in Level 4 until Tuesday 24 August at which time this will be reviewed.

SCIP services are unfortunately cancelled on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 August; these will be re-scheduled.

For those with appointments Wednesday through Friday next week we will contact you on Monday 23 August for an update and advice as to whether these might need to be re-scheduled.

Emails to staff and our reception email addresses (, will be received but responses may be delayed.

We will provide further notifications via this Facebook page and our web-site.

We hope everyone stays safe.

Limited Services

The following services are cancelled:

  • Surgery
  • Outpatient (Assessment, MAPping, Rehabilitation, Habilitation) appointments at both our Wellington and Christchurch clinics
  • Visiting Audiology and Habilitation services
  • Regional seminar

Spare Parts, Loan Devices, and Repairs

  • If you have an emergency send a text to either of;
    • Wellington – 027 589 9853
    • Christchurch – 027 355 3041
  • We will endeavour to address any issues as soon as possible.

Keeping in touch with the SCIP

We will post notices on our web-site ( and Facebook page. We will also send updates via email if we have these available for people.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these changes.

Where to get information

The Ministry of Health website is your best source of information because it is updated daily. See here;

The Ministry of Health also have a Facebook page: @minhealthnz and a Twitter channel @minhealthnz to alert people to key updates and messages specifically about COVID-19.

Free dedicated COVID-19 Healthline number 0800 358 5453
This Healthline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. People calling that line will be able to talk with a member of the National Telehealth Service. They have access to interpreters. You should call this dedicated number for any COVID-19 health advice and information, any questions you have about COVID-19 or need information about self-isolation.