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Enable anyone in Hawkes Bay with a respiratory condition to live the life they want to.

Please call or text us on the numbers below, before popping into office to ensure there is someone available to greet you. Our hours are;

Nurse Hours: 8.30am - 5pm
Office Hours: 8.30am - 3pm
Phone 0800 ASTHMA (278 462) or Text 022 694 2872

Breathe Hawke’s Bay specialist respiratory nurse educators provide mentoring and professional development to other nurses and health professionals.
Contact us for more details;

About Us

We support anybody with a respiratory condition, and predominantly this means those with Asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and provide professional training.

Our FREE service includes education, information and other services along with two mobile units enabling all outreach services (home visits). Monthly clinics are provided in Wairoa and Central Hawke's Bay.

To make an appointment anyone can refer by calling 0800 ASTHMA, texting 022 694 2872 or by
emailing us now.

Our services include:
  • Workforce development Asthma & COPD – Training programmes, education, on-going mentoring and support is offered to health professionals.
  • Free education and support to individuals and families / whanau in clinic or home visits offered in Asthma / COPD. This includes assessment, management plans, medication and inhaler technique review, trigger management, asthma first aid. Free smoking cessation support and Quitcards for nicotine replacement therapy. On-going support is available.
  • Spirometry (Lung Functions Test) To aid in respiratory diagnosis for individuals or occupational Health and Safety monitoring requirements.
  • Monthly Breathe Easy COPD Support Group – Two individual groups meet monthly: one in Waipukurau, Central Hawke’s Bay (first Tuesday of the month) the other is Napier / Hastings meet the last Wednesday of the month. Contact Asthma Hawke’s Bay for more details.
  • Exercise and swimming subsidies are available for adults and children. Special conditions do apply. Contact Asthma Hawke’s Bay for more details.
  • Nebuliser hire or purchase (a Doctor’s referral is required) and / or accessories are available. Individuals may qualify for WINZ assistance, quotes can be given on request.
  • Respiratory Newsletter – issued three times yearly, available online or hard copy (posted to members only)
  • Asthma Friendly Schools Program
  • Allergen bedding & products available. Individuals may qualify for WINZ assistance, quotes can be given on request.
We also sell:
  • Nebulisers and accessories (on doctor's approval) - nebulisers can also be hired
  • NeilMed Sinus Rinse products
  • MiteGuard Allergen Barrier Bedding Covers - for protecting against dust-mite (WINZ quotes are available)

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