Kidney disease is tough, getting checked isn't

Early detection can save lives


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Kidney Health New Zealand

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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1 in 10 people have Kidney Disease...

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1 in 10 people have Kidney Disease...

Kidneys are vital for good health

Early detection 
saves lives

Kidneys are vital  for good health

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.

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How can you save lives?

Your donation will provide free kidney health checks to increase early diagnosis.


Early diagnosis changes lives.


Latest New and Updates

Game-changing' new technique in kidney transplants could help ethnic minorities get help faster

A new technique described as potentially "game-changing" in kidney transplants has been developed by scientists from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. It could assist with Māori and Pacific peoples, who are less likely to receive a kidney transplant here in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Had the conversation? Altruistic donation

Only a handful of New Zealanders have donated their kidney to a complete stranger - would you? Watch this update by Seven Sharp for the full story.

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