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Role of an advocate

Advocates are independent and provide a free service. An advocate assists by listening to your complaint, giving you information about your rights and options for resolution, then supporting your chosen option.

You can also contact an advocate by email advocacy@advocacy.org.nz

Freephone 0800 555 050 or use this map to find an advocate in your area to assist you to resolve a complaint about a health or disability service. 

Advocacy contact map

Northland and Auckland
Kaitaia: (09) 408 0006
Whangarei: (09) 430 0166
North Shore: (09) 441 9001
Auckland Central: (09) 525 2700
West Auckland: (09) 838 8068
South Auckland: (09) 273 9549

Lower North Island
New Plymouth: (06) 759 2111
Turangi: (07) 386 5207
Napier: (06) 835 1640
Wanganui: (06) 348 0074
Palmerston North: (06) 353 7236
Porirua: (04) 237 0418
Lower Hutt: (04) 570 0850
Wellington: (04) 389 2502

Central North Island
Thames: (07) 868 5318
Hamilton: (07) 834 3960
Tauranga: (07) 577 1715
Rotorua: (07) 349 0182
Gisborne: (06) 868 3590

South Island
Nelson: (03) 544 4116
Christchurch: (03) 377 7501
Timaru: (03) 687 2291
Dunedin: (03) 479 0265
Invercargill: (03) 214 0415