NZALS is a specialist healthcare provider that manufactures high technology medical devices, mainly artificial limbs, for individual patients with an integrated rehabilitation and coordination of care service.


The Ministry of Social Development has overarching responsibility for NZALS. 

Status / Legislative mandate

NZALS is an autonomous Crown Entity under the Crown Entities Act 2004 and is required to comply with the Public Finance Act 1989.

Social Welfare (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service) Act 1990.


Independent and productive lives for the patients we care for.


To  enable  our  patients  to  achieve  independence  by  delivering  prosthetic,  orthotic  and rehabilitation services.