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Advocacy

PNZ advocates and lobbies for members and the wider physiotherapy profession to key stakeholders including ACC, Allied Health and government ministers.

What we do

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Insurance

Add Professional Indemnity Insurance to your membership. A special group rate is offered to PNZ members as well as access to a range of other insurance cover options.

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Special Interest Groups

Join one of our 12 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for topic based material and CPD relevant to your chosen area of interest. You can sign up to one or more SIGs at the time of renewal or at any time during the year.

SIG Directory

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Branches

As part of your PNZ membership, you can also become a member of your regional Branch who offer CDP and networking opportunities at a local level. Regional Branches have been split up into the following regions: Northland, North Shore, Auckland, Waikato / Bay of Plenty, Hawke’s Bay, Middle Districts, Wellington, Nelson / Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago, Southland.

Find your local branch

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Professional Development

Branches, SIGs and PNZ Office all provide a variety of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) learning opportunities, discounted (and sometimes free) for members.

Read more about CPD

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Advertising

All members receive a listing in the online Find a Physio database, where the public can search for PNZ physiotherapists.

Find a Physio

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Marketing

PNZ works to raise the profile of our profession, showcasing the value of physiotherapy and driving people to seek out PNZ members. We can also help with your own marketing, from name tags (through engraveit@labelsplus.co.nz) to campaign advice.

Campaign Resources

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Research & Resources

PNZ members have access to resources on the member website, including access to news feeds, professional education videos, practice guidelines and articles on a wide range of physiotherapy and health subjects.

Resource Directory

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Publications

PNZ members receive issues of Physio Matters containing the latest in advocacy, professional development, national and international news, research and member stories. You’ll also have the option to receive the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy which consists of papers contributed for peer review under various categories including research reports, scholarly papers (clinical and professional perspectives), case studies and clinically applicable papers.

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Support for Māori

Tae Ora Tinana provides support with cultural guidance, professional advice and mentoring to physiotherapists, who identify as Māori, at any stage of their career.

Tae Ora Tinana

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Employment Support

PNZ provides employment support to members through a series of current employment contract templates, including indefinite period, fixed term, contractor (paying their own taxes etc.) and casual employees. We also partner with Humankind to support members on a confidential basis with any employment issues or concerns. The first ten minutes of any phone consultation is free to members. Available by contacting pnz@physiotherapy.org.nz.