The Northern Cochlear Implant Programme (NCIP) is a publicly funded programme for profoundly deaf children and adults in the northern region of New Zealand. If you or your child or your clients live north of Taupo then you’re in the right place.

If you reside south of Taupo then please click here to be taken to the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme website.

PaediatricProgramme 0-19 years

Click here if you want to know more about a cochlear implant for your child.

AdultProgramme
19 years plus

Click here if you want to find out more about a cochlear implant for yourself.

Health Professionals

Click here if you want to find out if a cochlear implant is right for your patient — and for referral information.

The Northern Cochlear Implant Trust holds contracts with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education for the Northern Cochlear Implant Programme. Patients eligible for a publicly funded cochlear implant receive services from providers listed below: