The fear of losing their independence is one of the main reasons people don’t ask for help.

But if someone is at risk of a stroke, heart attack, respiratory issues or a fall when they’re on their own - their life is at risk.

Now they can keep their independence and get help if they need it.

In safe hands with a St John Alarm

Protecting independence and creating peace of mind.


A St John Alarm connects directly to Hato Hone St John so help is at hand 24/7.

At the touch of a button, the wearer can talk to a team member in our monitoring response centre who will organise help if needed.


Home and mobile options are available, so help is always at hand.

This will give the wearer their independence back and the confidence to do the things they love.


The alarm pendant is waterproof

Know that help is nearby if the wearer has a health event in the shower.

How it works


Push the button

Simply push the button on the pendant to activate the alarm and notify Hato Hone St John.


Connect directly
to Hato Hone St John

A St John Alarm connects directly to
Hato Hone St John, they only need to push the button to get care.


Get the care required

Our team will call you back, assess the situation and arrange the most appropriate assistance.

What our customers say


About Hato Hone St John

Hato Hone St John is run and staffed by people who are passionate about serving their communities and caring for fellow New Zealanders. We are a charity with paid and volunteer members working side by side towards our company mission: We step forward, when help is needed. For better. For life. Ka tū ake, hei kaiāwhina. Mō te pai. Mō te orange.

Hato Hone St John has existed in New Zealand since 1885 and is a part of the fabric of all communities throughout Aotearoa. Hato Hone St John is well known right around the world for helping enrich the health and wellbeing of global communities and although we operate and are funded entirely independently here in New Zealand, we’re proud to be a part of this important and long-established Order.

Those who work for Hato Hone St John are driven by the desire to help their local communities by providing essential health-related services.

Protect independence and have peace of mind

Try a St John Alarm free for up to 14 days.