Support services and information for people affected by kidney health and their family/whanau.
Auckland Kidney Society
Freephone 0800 235 711. An independent patient society providing support in the community. Services are free for kidney failure families in the Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Gisborne/Tairawhiti and Hawkes Bay regions, although membership is encouraged.
Kidney Health NZ
Freephone 0800 Kidney (0800 543 639). Patient information, videos, list of patient support centres, facts and figures, kidney donations, nutrition and recipes, health professionals page, kids section.
Kidney Kids of NZ Support Group Inc.
Freephone 0800 215 437 for the family support helpline. Website also includes personal stories and videos, camping events, support, information, education for families and kids, newsletters and more.