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The Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service is a free service that operates independently from all health and disability service providers and agencies.

If you want to know more about your rights when using health or disability services, get questions answered, or talk through your options for making a complaint, they can help.

National advocacy services
Nationwide health and disability advocacy services

Eldernet is a comprehensive information service that focuses on issues concerning older people in New Zealand. They provide access to comprehensive information for older people, their families and professionals who work in this sector that enables them to make more informed decisions.


Free dementia courses such as "Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia" to help increase your knowledge of causes, symptoms, and prevention of dementia.


Understanding mate wareware (dementia) from a Maori perspective.

Mate wareware

Age Concern New Zealand is a charity dedicated to people over 65, their friends, and whānau. They promote dignity, wellbeing, equity and respect and provide expert information and support services in response to older people's needs. They provide:

  • Accredited Visiting Service
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services
  • Information Resources
  • Total Mobility Scheme
  • Social Activities
  • Transport
  • In-home Support
  • Sale or loan of equipment
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Get connected on the All About Whitianga website. For visitor information, accommodation, things to do, activities, local products and services, shopping, business and community group information, family fun and much more visit the All About Whitianga website!

The All About Whitianga team is proud to support and sponsor not for profit community groups such as Dementia Waikato.

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