Better breathing, better living

Education. Research. Advocacy.


Asthma and respiratory diseases are two of the leading causes of sickness and death in New Zealand

1 in 6

have a respiratory disease


most common cause of death


cost to country each year

1 in 7

children have asthma

New Zealand Respiratory Conference 2016

With the theme for of today’s research – tomorrow’s practice, we will bring together local and international industry experts to cover key topics around respiratory health. NZRC will be held in Auckland on November 24-25. Register now.

Respiratory disease affects more people than you think. Read their stories...

Help New Zealanders Breathe Freely

Respiratory disease accounts for one in eight of all hospital stays in New Zealand. We train hundreds of nurses every year to provide people with the education needed to prevent hospital stays. Help us train more nurses to help over 700,000 Kiwis living with a respiratory condition. 


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