Asthmanurse

Regional partners provide friendly, specialised support, information and resources to assist people with respiratory disease manage their health. Services are either free or for a small fee.

Asthma Waikato nurse 

Services include: 

  • One-on-one advice about asthma and respiratory health 
  • Asthma and COPD support groups 
  • Spirometry testing (lung function testing)
  • Training for respiratory health professionals 
  • Society membership 

Find your region below and get in contact with a regional partner.


North Island

Asthma Waikato
All Waikato region
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Phone: 07 838 0851
Email: info@asthmawaikato.co.nz
Street address: 67 Claude Street, Fairfield, Hamilton
Postal address: PO Box 7013, Hamilton East, Hamilton, 3247
Websites: www.asthmawaikato.org.nz 

Taupo Asthma Society
Phone: 021 190 2363
Email: rot.asthma.taupo@clear.net.nz
Postal address: PO Box 1712, Taupo, 3351

Asthma and Respiratory Management BOP Inc
All of the Bay of Plenty both Eastern and Western, including Tauranga, Papamoa, Te Puke, Katikati, Whakatane, Kawerau and Opotiki
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Phone: 07 577 6738
Freephone : 0800 ARM BOP or 0800 276 267
Email: reception@asthmabop.org.nz
Address: 254 Chadwick Rd, Gate Pa, Tauranga 3112
Website: www.asthmabop.org.nz

Eastern BOP Asthma and COPD support group
Phone: 07 307 1447 or 0800 227 363
Email: copd@drct.co.nz
Address: C/O Gisela Sonntag, Disabilities Resource Centre Trust, 141 King Street, Whakatane 3120

Gisborne and East Coast Asthma Society (Inc)
Phone: 06 868 9970
Email: lynlolohea@hotmail.com
Address: 493 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010
Postal address: PO Box 797, Gisborne 4040

Taranaki Asthma Society
Phone: 021 145 6336 (Crystal) / 021 293 9356 (Maree)
Email: gouletcrystal@gmail.com
Postal address: PO Box 186, Taranaki Mail Centre, New Plymouth 4340

Breathe Hawke’s Bay
Hawke’s Bay - including Napier, Hastings, Central Hawke’s Bay and Wairoa
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-3pm 
Nurse hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5pm
Phone: 06 835 0018
Email: admin@breathehb.co.nz
Address: 199 Dickens Street, Napier
Postal address: PO Box 687, Napier 4140 
Website: www.breathehb.co.nz 

Wairarapa Asthma Society (Inc)
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10am-12pm
Phone: 06 377 1175
Email: sylviamorg@hotmail.com
Address: Wairarapa Community Centre, 170 Dixon Street, Masterton 5810
Postal address: PO Box 2097, Kuripuni, Masterton 5842

Tu Kotahi Maori Asthma Trust
Lower Hutt
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5pm
Phone: 04 939 4629 / 0800 939 462
Email: cheryl.tukotahi@kokiri-hauora.org.nz
Address: 7-9 Barnes St, Seaview, Lower Hutt 5010

South Island

Asthma Marlborough Inc
Hours: Tuesday, 1pm-5pm, Thursday 8am-4.30pm, Friday 8.30am-3pm
Phone: 03 579 1609
Email: asthma.marlborough@xtra.co.nz
Address: Marlborough Community Health Hub, 22 Queen Street, Blenheim

Nelson Asthma Society
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am-2.30pm
Phone: 03 544 1562
Email: asthma.nelson@xtra.co.nz
Address: 9 Cambridge Street, Richmond, Nelson 7020
The Nelson Asthma Society runs the Better Breathers Club, which is open to anyone with breathing problems. The club offers education and self-management tools. Get in contact with Nelson Asthma Society to find out when and where the next meeting will be held. 

Canbreathe
Canterbury
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4pm
Phone: 03 386 0278 
Email: office@canbreathe.org.nz
Website: www.canbreathe.org.nz
Address: 196 Hills Road, Edgeware, Christchurch 8013
Postal address: PO Box 13091, Armagh, Christchurch 8141

Otago Asthma Society
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm
Phone: 03 471 6167
After-hours mobile: 027 471 6162
Email: otagoasthma@xtra.co.nz
Address: Dunedin Community House, 1st Floor, Cnr Moray and Great King Street, Dunedin 9016

North Otago Asthma Society
North Otago - Oamaru
Hours: Thursday, 12-2pm
Phone: 03 434 3202 / 027 753 5711
Email: northotagoasthma@xtra.co.nz
Address: Community House, 100 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400
Postal address: PO Box 16, Oamaru 9444

Facebook page: North Otago Asthma

Southland Asthma Society
Southland - Invercargill
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm
Phone: 03 214 2356 / 0800 800 249
Email: southlandasthma@xtra.co.nz
Address: C/O Federated Farmers, 70 Forth Street, Invercargill 9810

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