Kawepūrongo - News & Stories

Tēnā koe, welcome to our newsroom! Here we share stories and news from the amputee community and the exciting things happening year round.

For questions and media enquiries, please contact communications@nzals.co.nz 

Being Me: Alex

Alex Hunt is a 25-year-old professional tennis player, born with one arm and a dream of one day, playing in a tennis Grand Slam. See the full story by Attitude here. Read More

Do you identify with limb deficiency? Do you play sport?

Are you over 18? Do you participate in sport? You could win $200! Read More

NZ Geographic - The leg shop

What happens when you lose a limb? See the story from NZ Geographic on our Auckland centre and patients here. Read More

Sophie Pascoe heads New Zealand team for world para swim champs

In the best form of her life, Sophie Pascoe will spearhead the New Zealand Para Swimming team to contest the world champs in London in September. Read More

Inaugural integrated dance class introduced in competition for dancers with disabilities

Tauranga Dance Incorporated has announced a new integrated dance class open to anyone who dances and lives with a disability. Read more about it here Read More

NZALS Peer Support Service - Call for Volunteers

Are you an amputee interested in becoming a Peer Support Volunteer? We are excited to announce the launch of our Peer Support Service and a call for potential amputee volunteers... Read More

Kids Get Active Dunedin - Otago Daily Times

Thank you Otago Daily Times for coming along to the Dunedin Kids Get Active Day on Sunday! See the story here. Read More

Korrin Barrett set for her longest walk on prosthetic legs

There will be many inspiring stories behind the 6,000 plus participants lining up at the Air New Zealand Hawke’s Bay International Marathon this weekend, but foremost amongst them will be... Read More

Auckland Kids Get Active Day - Attitude

See the story here from Attitude about the Kids Get Active Day in Auckland over the weekend. Thank you Attitude for coming along and supporting these awesome activity days! Read More

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