Changes to Habilitation Staff – Wellington Service

We would like to advise of upcoming staffing changes in our Wellington Habilitation service that will affect some families living in the North Island. Karen Watson, Habilitationist, is taking maternity leave from 26 May 2017 for a period of 12 months. In conjunction with the programme, van Asch Deaf Education Centre (VADEC) has appointed Helen…


Visiting Service for Nelson-Marlborough

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) is planning a new visiting service in Nelson-Marlborough for existing cochlear implant patients. The information presented here is for patients and families in Nelson-Marlborough who visit


Southern Hearing Charitable Trust – Scholarship Award 2016

Eighteen-year-old Jack Dixon has been awarded the 2016 Southern Hearing Charitable Trust scholarship to assist him financially as he embarks on his university career. Having received a cochlear implant at the age of 11, the young Darfield man fashioned an impressive leadership, academic and sporting record during his five years

Home-Based MAPping service – Coming Soon!

Do you find travelling to the clinic difficult or expensive? Would you prefer to have your reMAP done at home? If you are a Cochlear Limited recipient and use an N5 or an N6 speech processor and the possibility of home-based

University of Canterbury – Emeritus Professor Brian Moore

Brian Moore is Emeritus Professor of Auditory Perception in the University of Cambridge.  His research focuses on the perception of sound by people with normal and impaired hearing, and on the design and fitting of hearing aids.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Acoustical Society of…


Cochlear Limited Announce Kanso Release

Cochlear Limited announce the release of a new off-the-ear product. The Cochlear™ Kanso™ Sound Processor will be available for recipients to purchase from myCochlear™ Online Store from  9th February 2017. You can download a product information sheet*. Please be advised, at the time of launch, the Kanso Sound Processor will only be available via the…