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Continence Service Providers for Adults and Children

Continence Services for Adults and Children. Click here to find a provider in your area, Listings for: North of Auckland, Auckland, Waikato - BOP - Coromandal, Lower North Island, Upper South Island, West Coast and Lower South Island Do you have a service that is not listed? Contact us for a... more>>

Language Translations

Thanks to the generous support of Foundation North, we now have many of our most popular resources available in Te Reo Māori, Chinese, Hindi, Samoan and Tongan. These can be downloaded at no cost and shared with anyone who might find them helpful.... more>>

Continence Information - Additional Needs

Disclaimer The information available on or through this website is intended to provide general information to the public and is not intended to address specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity. All reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the... more>>

Continence Information - Children

Click on the topics to find out more: - Enuresis - Daytime Wetting Bedwetting - Nocturnal Enuresis Faecal Incontinence (Soiling) Information for Teachers: Children Who Wet and Soil Toilet Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities Teenagers and Bedwetting... more>>

Continence Information - Adults

Continence Information - Adults - Have a question? Check out our Continence FAQs series, where our Continence Educator Janet Thackray responds to some of our most common queries. Watch here Continence Topics Click on the topics below to find out more: Arthritis and Bladder and Bowel Control Chronic... more>>

Continence Information - Videos

Poo Hoo and A Wee Secret, Continence Videos for Young Children, Video Series: Continence FAQs , Video Series: Continence Tips, Lisa Yates with an incontinence patient, Toilet Training & Bedwetting - Mary-Anne Harris, Kinky Chiropractor - Dr Heidi Haarvik, CrossFit - Do You Pee During Workouts?,... more>>

Continence Product Suppliers

Database of continence product suppliers in New Zealand. Want to be listed here? Please email Zoe.... more>>

Database of Pelvic Floor Safe Fitness Instructors

Database of Pelvic Floor Safe Fitness Instructors. Please select your region. Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui, Northland, Otago, Taranaki, Tasman, Waikato, Wellington, West Coast... more>>

Pelvic Floor Focus

Do you know that every exercise you do affects your pelvic floor? Some exercises can overstrain the pelvic floor leading to bladder and bowel control problems and/or pain. Ask your trainer about pelvic floor safe exercises.... more>>

Toilet Card

Finding a toilet when out and about can be a challenge for people with bladder or bowel problems. It could even discourage some people from going out altogether. Our toilet card clearly states that the holder has a medical condition and needs to use a toilet quickly. Most places you visit will be... more>>

National Toilet Maps

If you or someone you support needs a handy or accessible bathroom while you’re out and about, here’s some info: To download accessible maps in city centres around New Zealand, go here For the Christchurch accessibility map, go here Or try the Campermate app, which includes locations... more>>

Changing Places - Accessible Bathrooms

Changing Places New Zealand (Changing Places NZ) was formed in 2017 to provide fully accessible bathroom facilities in public places throughout New Zealand. Changing Places NZ is based on the Changing Places Consortium which built over one thousand fully accessible public bathrooms in the United... more>>

Ask Questions

Ask questions and get answers. See the questions others have asked. Children's Continence Questions and Answers >> Adult's Continence Questions and Answers >>... more>>


The more we know about the things that afflict us, the more empowered we are to deal with them in a positive manner. Ignorance in relation to sickness that affects us, or our family, is as frustrating as it is detrimental to our recovery . This Web Site has been set up to allow you to be informed... more>>

Useful Links

Should this site not have the information you were looking for, or should you require further information concerning bladder and bowel problems, please don't hesitate to use our CONTINENCE HELPLINE - Call 0800 650 659 Continence Foundation of Australia Ltd Website: Click here Carers NZ Contact:... more>>

Continence Report

Download the report here: Continence Services in New Zealand - History, Services, Costs and Impacts, A Call for Action Paper... more>>

Available resources

A range of books and resources that are available from Continence NZ Orders may take 7-10 working days to arrive. To order books online click here. Books Poo Hoo - Written By Jacqueline Brown and Illustrated by Scott Irvine $13.50 Bowel Control - Information & Advice Christine Norton &... more>>

Continence Services Code of Rights

It is important that everyone has access to high quality health and disability services. When accessing our services you are protected under the Code of Rights. To find out more go to www.hdc.org.nz To view the full code of right click here If you would like to hear the code of rights in another... more>>