Audiology services

What is Audiology?

Audiology is the science of hearing, balance, and related disorders, and audiologists and audiometrists are specialists in the field. 

Audiologists and audiometrists test hearing and treat people with hearing loss, as well as advising on prevention of hearing loss.

Audiologists can also test and advise on auditory processing, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), and balance problems.

Our team

Aura Ramos - Audiologist and Team leader

Charmalika Abeyewardene - Audiologist

What we do

The Audiology Department offers full hearing assessments and hearing aid fittings for all ages.

Our primary role is assessing children and adults referred by medical practitioners, educational personnel and health care workers in the community.

We also support the Ear, Nose and Throat specialists in Outpatient clinics.

Services include:

• Newborn hearing screening
• Infant and paediatric full hearing assessment
• Paediatric hearing aid fittings
• Adult hearing assessments
• Adult hearing aid fittings (Conditions apply)
• Enable funding hearing aid fittings
• Assistive Listening Device counselling
• Hearing aid repairs
• Loan equipment for use with hearing impaired inpatients


Ground Floor, Whakaue Rauoranga Building, Rotorua Hospital 

Visiting service to Taupo.

Hours of work: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm.


Phone:  (07) 349 7919


Audiology Services