Trained technicians provide free screening testing at:
In preparation for starting school, all eligible 4 year olds have a hearing screening test as a component of their B4SC.
This screening test is carried out in community clinics alongside Well child / Tamariki ora nurses, or at Early Childhood Centers, or home visits.
New Entrant Hearing Screening Test
A hearing screening test is provided for all eligible new entrant children who missed having a B4School Check.
Year 9 Hearing Screening Test
A hearing screening test is provided for all eligible Year 9 students in Decile 1, 2 and 3 schools as part of the Year 9 HEEADSSS Assessment.