Asthma societies

Your local asthma society is a useful resource to help support your asthma and asthma in your family.

They can provide you with one-on-one support and resources to make managing asthma easier.  Below is a list of all the local asthma societies in New Zealand.

North Island

Region

Official name

Physical address

Phone

Auckland

Asthma New Zealand

Asthma New Zealand – The Lung Assocation (Inc)
581 Mt Eden Road
Mt Eden

09 630 2293

Gisborne

Gisborne & East Coast
Asthma Society (Inc.)

493 Childers Road
Gisborne 4010

06 868 9970

Hawke's Bay

Breathe Hawke's Bay
www.breathehb.co.nz

199 Dickens Street
Napier 4110

06 835 0018
0800 278 462 

Kaikohe

Kaikohe (branch of Asthma
Society Northland)

2 Marino Place
Kaikohe 0405

09 405 2227

Kawerau

Asthma & Respiratory
Management BOP Inc.
(Kawerau Branch)

Trish Wawatai Room 21g,
Kawerau Enterprise Agency,
60 Onslow Street
Kawerau 3127

07 577 6738

Northland

Asthma Society Northland (Inc.)

1/15 Central Avenue
Whangarei 0110

09 438 5205

Opotiki

Asthma & Respiratory
Management BOP Inc.
Opotiki Branch

128 Church Street
Opotiki 3122

07 577 6738

Rotorua

Asthma Rotorua

Community House
1115 Haupapa Street
Rotorua 3010

07 347 1012

Taranaki

Taranaki Asthma Society

9 Barrett Road
Whalers Gate
New Plymouth 4310

06 751 2501

Taupo

Taupo Asthma Society
(branch of Rotorua)

 

021 190 2363

Tauranga

Asthma & Respiratory
Management BOP Inc.

254 Chadwick Road
Greerton
Tauranga 3112

07 577 6738

Tokoroa

South Waikato Asthma Society
(branch of Waikato)

7C Elizabeth Street
Putaruru 3411

07 883 3039

Lower Hutt

Tu Kotahi Maori Asthma Trust

7-9 Barnes Street
Seaview
Lower Hutt 5010

04 939 4629

Waikato

Asthma Waikato

PO Box 7013
Waikato 3247

07 838 0851

Wairarapa

Wairarapa Asthma Society (inc)

Wairarapa Community Centre
170 Dixon Street
Masterton 5810

06 377 1175

Wellington

Asthma Wellington

Level 1, Salvation Army Building
125-137 Johnsonville Road
Wellington 6037

04 237 4520

Whakatane

Eastern Bay of Plenty
Asthma and COPD Support Group

Disabilities Resource Centre Trust
141 King Street
Whakatane 3120

07 307 1447 or

0800 227 363

Waihi

Asthma and Respiratory
Management BOP Inc
(Waihi Branch)

17 Hazard Street
Waihi 3610

07 577 6738

South Island

Region

Official name

Physical address

Phone

Blenheim

Asthma Marlborough Inc

54 Scott Street
Blenheim 7201

03 579 1609

Canterbury

Canterbury Asthma Society Inc

1/6 Raycroft Street
Waltham
Christchurch 8011

03 366 5235

Dunedin

Otago Asthma Society

Cnr Moray Place & Great King Street
Dunedin 9016

03 471 6167

Invercargill

Southland Asthma Society Inc

70 Forth Street 
Invercargill 9810

03 214 2356
0800 800 249

Nelson

Nelson Asthma Society

9 Cambridge Street
Richmond
Nelson 7020 

03 544 1562
027 546 7675 

Oamaru

North Otago Asthma Society

Community House
100 Thames Street
Oamaru 9400

03 434 3202
027 753 5711

Timaru

Asthma South Canterbury

Community House
27 Strathallan Street
Timaru 7910

03 687 7379

Further information and detail about these societies can be found on the Asthma Foundation Website at www.asthmafoundation.org.nz