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National Foundation for the Deaf
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The NFD (National Foundation for the Deaf) promotes the interests of nearly half a million deaf and hearing impaired New Zealanders.

We focus on breaking down barriers for people with hearing loss. We promote the appreciation of good sound. And we encourage all New Zealanders to protect and preserve their hearing.
 




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Friday, 18 May 2012
4:00PM
The Human Rights Commission Mediation Hearing - The National Foundation for the Deaf The mediation hearing for The National Foundation for the Deaf combined case of 6 claimants who have been declined hearing aids by ACC for work-related Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) was held today with the Human Rights Commission. 239 views

Wednesday, 29 February 2012
5:30PM
Inaugural New Zealand Hearing Hero announced The National Foundation for the Deaf is delighted to announce that the inaugural Hearing Hero Award has been awarded to Professor Peter Thorne CNZM, PhD. 196 views

Monday, 12 December 2011
4:39PM
New Zealand's first deaf MP leads the way for others with disabilities The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) is delighted to congratulate Mojo Mathers on her new role as a Member of Parliament, and hopes that she will open the political doors for others with a disability. 204 views

2:35PM
The National Foundation for the Deaf congratulates New Zealand's first profoundly deaf MP The National Foundation for the Deaf warmly congratulates the Green Party’s Mojo Mathers on becoming New Zealand’s first profoundly deaf Member of Parliament. 186 views

Monday, 1 August 2011
8:59AM
The National Foundation for the Deaf: New phone service a major step forward The new captioned phone service as announced by Minister Steven Joyce will bring the telephone back to thousands of New Zealanders whose hearing has forced them into isolation. 195 views

Monday, 18 July 2011
12:01AM
NZ Human Rights Commission accepts The National Foundation for the Deaf Inc Combined Cases The Human Rights Commission has accepted The National Foundation for the Deaf combined cases submission that the ACC 6 percent injury threshold and age deduction scale are discriminatory on the grounds of age and disability. 213 views

Friday, 15 July 2011
9:33AM
The National Foundation for the Deaf: 'And Now We Are Eight'. The Hearing Therapists Association of New Zealand today became the eighth national organisation to join as a member organization of The National Foundation for the Deaf Inc. 321 views

Saturday, 28 May 2011
12:25PM
Traffic lights all good for childhood centres Early childhood centres are becoming quieter places for children and teachers as the National Foundation for the Deaf rolls out its Safe Sound Indicator campaign. 197 views



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