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On Average figures on Kidney Health in New Zealand 0800 Kidneys (543 639) for free confidential advic World Kidney Day 2021

1 in 10 people have
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Kidneys are vital for good health

If you are concerned about your kidneys, are a kidney patient, family or friend of a kidney patient, a doctor seeking additional information on how to support kidney patients, or just wanting to know more about how the kidneys work, our website has information to help you to understand more about your kidney health.

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BETTER KIDNEY HEALTH FOR ALL NEW ZEALANDERS

Everyone has kidneys and anyone can get kidney disease. Early detection of kidney disease is key to reducing the impact it has on individuals, their families and the wider community.  We encourage everyone to get a kidney health check.  Next time you are at your doctor ask for one or come to one of our community prevention screenings.  

OUR PEOPLE OUR STORIES

 Andrea and Honour  

I gave my daughter a kidney but now I wonder where her next one will come from!

Andrea Sergeant had suspicions that something was not right with her four and half year old daughter Honour, and within a year had donated a kidney to Honour.

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On the face of it, you’d think Carey Penn, Managing Director of Electrical & Automation Solutions (EAS) was a pretty normal healthy guy.

He’d probably like to think even a bit fitter and active than many people his age. But in 2017 he found out he had kidney disease.

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John Kearns and moko

I am passionate about using my position to advocate for the health disparities

John Kearns was first diagnosed with renal failure in 1984 when he was 20 and started dialysis in 1986. Six months later he ,,,,.

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