Archive: 2018

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I'm almost grateful

Meet the talented Kiwi dancer, who just happens to have a revolutionary robotic limb Read More

Question time with Jess Quinn

As a teenager Jess Quinn did all she could to disguise her prosthetic and pass for 'normal'. Today she embraces her uniqueness and inspires other amputees through social media. Read More

NZALS Board Member Expressions of Interest

The Minister for Social Development is seeking expressions of interest from those who would like to be considered for appointment to the Board of the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service. Read More

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke surprise brave 9-year-old amputee with Supreme Halberg Award during school visit

"America's Cup winners and Kiwi icons Blair Tuke and Peter Burling have taken some time out from Volvo Ocean Race duties to pay a special visit to a West Auckland... Read More

Kids Get Active Day 2018

Who is the event for?Kids age 15 and under living with an amputation who want to participate in sporting activities, network with each other, have fun and be empowered Parents... Read More

ACC Paralympics New Zealand Open Days

An Open Day is way you can find out about Para sport opportunities in your area, get amongst the action and meet a Paralympian. Read More

It's time for Paralympian Carl Murphy's lifetime dream

Carl Murphy was born with one and a half legs and rides his board with the help of a custom-designed carbon fibre prosthetic leg. Read More

Polio survivor says life-changing leg braces should be funded by health system

"Polio survivor Gordon Jackman can walk freely for the first in his life thanks to life-changing leg braces..." Read More

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