Battery Allowance

Battery Allowance is a regular payment intended to help cover the cost of replacing batteries for a hearing aid or appliance.

Who can get this

You may be able to get this if you have a hearing aid or other appliance supplied by us.

What you can get

Battery Allowance is a regular payment paid:

  • every two weeks in NZ
  • every four weeks outside of NZ.

Battery Allowance payment rate

How to apply

Contact us to start the application process.

Contact us

Find out more

We strive to be transparent. If you want to know how this entitlement is administered you can read the policy.

Hearing Aids and Appliances policy [PDF, 619 KB]