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Who is Enable New Zealand?

Enable New Zealand is a division of MidCentral District Health Board that provides disability services in New Zealand. The Ministry of Health, ACC and other DHB...

What is the EASIE Living and Demonstration Centre?

The EASIE Living and Demonstration Centre helps disabled people and older people access the latest products and information to help them stay independent. Our a...

What is Firstport?

Firstport is a national website that pulls together information, advice, resources and links about disability.  It is designed to be a users' first port of call...

What is the children's spectacle subsidy?

The Children's Spectacle Subsidy (spectacle subsidy) is a Ministry of Health contribution to help families with the cost of certain vision services for eligible...

How much is the yearly children's spectacle subsidy and what can I claim for?

You can claim up to $287.50 including GST each year until your child turns 16 years old.Up to $138.00 including GST can be used toward frames which leaves $149....

Can I get Ministry of Health funding to buy or modify a vehicle?

You can find the assessment, eligibility and access criteria in the Ministry of Health Vehicle Purchase and Modifications Manual on the Ministry of Health websi...

How do I get my hearing aid repaired or replaced?

Please contact your audiologist. If funding for a repair or replacement is available through Enable New Zealand, the audiologist will apply for this on your beh...

How do I apply for equipment (assistive technology)?

The Ministry of Health provides equipment (assistive technology) for people who have a physical, intellectual, sensory (vision or hearing) and/or age-related di...

Where can I get my equipment or wheelchair repaired or serviced?

Enable New Zealand has equipment service agents from Hamilton and Tauranga in the north, to Dunedin and Invercargill in the south.Find your nearest equipment se...

I have forgotten my password for EMS Assessor Online.

Go to the EMS Assessor Online home page on the Disability Funding website.Go to EMS Assessor Online(external link) (external link)Select 'Forgotten your passwor...