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Kia tiaki o te iwi whānui – Board presentation


COVID update – March 1, 2021

We are confident that the whole of the country knows the latest update that:

Auckland has moved to COVID-19 alert level 3, and the rest of NZ to level 2, for seven days from 6am on Sunday 28 February.

The guidance for Level 3 is here

The guidance for Level 2 is here

The Board Telehealth Standard is here

The Government financial support link is here


COVID-19 Update 22 February 2021

Today our Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced that the Auckland region will join the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1 from 11.59pm Monday 22 February.
This is fantastic news and our sincere thanks to all the Auckland physiotherapists. (more…)

Reappointment of Chair and Deputy Chair

The Physiotherapy Board has reappointed Janice Mueller as Board Chairperson and David Baxter as Board Deputy Chairperson.

COVID-19 Vaccine and Immunisation Programme Update

The Ministry of Health has issued an update on the vaccine programme. You can read it here.

COVID update – February 18, 2021

On 17 February 2021, Jacinda Ardern, our Prime Minister announced that from 11.59pm Wednesday 17 February:

Auckland will move to COVID-19 alert level 2 (with the exception of students and school community of Papatoetoe High School who are required to remain in self-isolation until a negative COVID-19 test result)
COVID-19 Alert level 2 Board/PNZ Guidelines are here.

The rest of New Zealand will move to COVID alert level 1 
COVID-19 Alert level 1 Board/PNZ Guidelines are here. 


February newsletter

Our February newsletter has been emailed to all registered physiotherapists.

You can access it online by clicking here.

A legislative history of physiotherapy

Over the course of 2021 we’ll be marking the centenary of physiotherapy being recognised in law. We spoke with Professor Dave Nicholls about why this moment was important and what it has meant for the profession.

You can also download an mp3 podcast version of the interview here.

Ministry of Health COVID update

The Ministry of Health has issued new COVID-19 response advice and confirmed key messages for health professionals (as of 14 January). It can be downloaded here.

Whakaari He Rā Whakamaumaharatanga – Whakaari Anniversary

One year on from the 2019 Whakaari eruption, we remember the lives lost and acknowledge the efforts of many during the tragedy. On this day 47 people were on the volcano when it erupted, mainly tourists.  Twenty-two have died and 22 were seriously injured. (more…)

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