"I need help in the home"

Des Hayes lives with a rare neurological disorder called familial spastic paraplegia. Despite the challenges Des faces, his positivity and zest for life is something to admire. This is his story.

Watch Des's Story

Who we support

RDNS New Zealand is for everybody

RDNS (Royal District Nursing Service) New Zealand is for everyone and we embrace diversity. Our youngest client is two years old and our oldest is 94. We proudly support people from over 35 different cultural backgrounds. We are LGBTI friendly.

Whether you are experiencing illness, injury or just need some help around the home, RDNS New Zealand is here to help. We support people from all walks of life with dignity and compassion. 


In your home

RDNS New Zealand mostly provides support in the comfort of your own home or the home of a loved one. However if you need a visit at your workplace or school we can arrange it.

our service locations


What's Next?

Stories about caring

Everyone has a story. Our vibrant community is full of people with stories to tell and we have the pleasure of helping to tell them.

Home support

We provide a range of support services to help people stay in the place they love. Our services promote independence and improved wellbeing.

About us

RDNS has a strong philosophy of care, a range of important partnerships and a rich 130 year history. We would love to share our story with you.

Service Locations

We provide services in many parts of New Zealand, including Greater Auckland area, Southland and Otago.

Do you need help, or know someone who does?

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Get in touch

Feel free to contact us at any time if you have any queries or information.

Phone (Local):

0800 736 769

(0800 RDNS NZ)

Phone (Overseas):

+64 9 589 8900

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