The Hearing Aid Quiz for NZ

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Are you searching for a hearing loss solution but not sure where to start?

You’re not alone!

The prevalence of hearing loss was estimated to be 880,350 people in New Zealand in 2016. This represents 18.9% of all people... As it currently stands, some of the people with hearing loss in New Zealand can experience high barriers to the services, recognition and support they deserve.

We want to help change that.

So we’ve created a quiz to help you:

  • Learn more about your hearing aid needs and preferences.
  • Find out if you are eligible for a subsidy.
  • Discover if you qualify for a free hearing aid trial.

Hearing impairment can be frustrating and isolating. But how much do you know about hearing aids, the most common solution for hearing loss?

Take our Hearing Aid Quiz and test your knowledge.

So grab a cuppa, get comfortable, and let’s dive in!

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Start Your Hearing Health Journey in Minutes

Taking the first step towards better hearing can be daunting. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the numerous options available, from different types of hearing aids to various brands and models.

But what if you could start your hearing health journey in just a few minutes?

That’s right – with our Hearing Aid Quiz for Kiwis, you can get personalised recommendations for hearing aids based on your unique needs and preferences.

Whether you’re looking for a discreet device or something with advanced features, our quiz will guide you towards the perfect choice for your lifestyle.

So don’t wait any longer – start your journey to better hearing today!

Which Hearing Aid Features Are Right for You?

When it comes to choosing a hearing aid, there are a lot of factors to consider.

What type of hearing loss do you have?

What is your lifestyle like?

How much money are you willing to spend?

But with so many different hearing aids on the market, it can be hard to know where to start.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing hearing aid features:

  • You may not need all the bells and whistles if you have mild hearing loss. A simple hearing aid with just a few basic features may be all you need.
  • You’ll need a hearing aid with more advanced features if you have more severe hearing loss. These can include things like noise cancellation and directional microphones.
  • If you lead an active lifestyle, you’ll want a durable hearing aid that can withstand being dropped or getting wet. You’ll also want one with long battery life or a rechargeable one.
  • Plenty of great options are still available if you’re on a budget. There are plenty of high-quality, affordable hearing aids available.

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to choosing hearing aid features. Taking our hearing aid quiz is the best way to figure out what suits you. 

Are You Eligible for a Hearing Aid Subsidy?

There are many hearing aid funding and subsidy options available in New Zealand, including those offered by: 

  • The Ministry of Health
  • The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)
  • Veterans’ Affairs
  • Work and Income Support (WINZ)
  • New Zealand Audiological Society Hearing Aid Bank
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Ron Trounson
Ron Trounson holds a Master of Audiology (with Distinction) from the University of Canterbury. He has been in the hearing industry since 2010 and has a broad knowledge of ear disorders, hearing loss, hearing aids and specialised hearing devices.

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