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COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021

Vaccination mandate

The Board and Physiotherapy New Zealand have have a lot of enquiries regarding the latest amendment to the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021  and what it means for physiotherapists

This amendment came into effect from 11:59pm on Monday 25th October 2021. (more…)

Before you consider seeing patients face to face under current Level 3 – please read

Physiotherapy at Level 3: Key requirements to re-open safely under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 12) 2021. (more…)

COVID update – Auckland to Level 3

The government has announced at 11:59pm on Tuesday, 21 September 2021 (tonight):

  • Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 for at least two weeks
  • the rest of NZ will stay at Alert Level 2.
  • The settings will be reviewed on 4 October 2021.


COVID update – new travel rules and sports physio advice

Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 many physiotherapists are working alongside sports teams, players and athletes, whether that be on the field, courtside or within clubrooms. (more…)

Long COVID and rehabilitation – a World Physical Therapy day opinion piece

Today, as most of Aotearoa changes COVID-19 Alert levels it’s easy to forget how fortunate we have been to have limited COVID-19’s reach into our population. And at a time when so few of us have first-hand experience of this disease and its impacts, the benefit of lockdown can seem more abstract than its inconvenience and cost. (more…)

Board and PNZ Joint update – practicing at COVID Level 2 

On Wednesday 8th September those outside of the Auckland boundary move into Alert Level 2. (more…)

COVID Alert Level 3 Joint Board/PNZ update

On Wednesday 31 August those south of the Auckland boundary moved into Alert Level 3. We acknowledge those in the Auckland and Northland regions who are still in Alert Level 4. Kia kaha. (more…)

COVID Alert Level 3 Update – Ministry Advice issued

We have just been advised that the Ministry of Health has updated advice on their website including advice for Level 3.


COVID Alert Level 3 Update

We are sorry to hear of the extension of Level 4 in Auckland – we are thinking of you.

To the rest of the country who are moving to Level 3 next week – we have been in touch with the Ministry of Health seeking an update on the release of the revised Level 3 Guidance. (more…)

August newsletter

Our August newsletter has been emailed to all registered physiotherapists.

You can access it online by clicking here.

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