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New Zealand Artificial Limb Service

About us


The New Zealand Artificial Limb Service (NZALS) is a Crown entity and a national provider to New Zealand amputees. Read more

Amputee info


This section has practical and helpful information for amputees, dealing with various aspects of the process and life after surgery. Read more

Amputee services


If you're wondering what services our Limb Centres provide, have a look round this section. Read more



The NZALS has established a small research fund to promote new research into issues that will benefit amputees. Read more



There are many questions around the time of amputation and during rehabilitation, this section may help you find an answer. Read more



Use the Resources section to find all sorts of information from downloadable posters and pamphlets to annual publications. Read more

Regional clinics

Our Limb Centres run clinics in a number of provincial centres.
Dates and venues of clinics


Maximum quality of living, independence and participation in the life of your community

The New Zealand Artificial Limb Service is a Crown Entity (government organisation) that helps meet the rehabilitation needs of New Zealand amputees.

The New Zealand Artificial Limb Service is the national provider of artificial limbs in New Zealand.

For New Zealand citizens and legal residents, the service is generally free of charge.

Contact us

  • Claudia Teague rock climbing
  • Debbi Hume visiting Hamilton Limb Centre
  • Clare Dutton on her wedding day
  • Blair "Stumpy" Marriott
  • Mark Mitchell at the National Bowls Championships
  • Jack Pascoe
  • Jessie Healy visiting Hamilton Limb Centre

Our stories


Liz Rogers' story

Liz Rogers' dream holiday turned into a nightmare when a shark attack left her with an amputated leg and fighting for her life. Read more


Ross Sadd's story

Avid motorcycle rider Ross Sadd was hit by a car that veered across the centre line. Now after a below knee amputation, Ross enjoys going to the gym and riding quad bikes. Read more


Toni and Sean - parents

Toni and Sean's son Liam was born without most of his left arm. They have been accepting, open, and talking about it right from the beginning - and they never let it define their son. Read more

Latest news

Limb Centres

Auckland Limb Centre:
Freephone 0508 630 630

Hamilton Limb Centre:
Freephone 0508 838 838

Wellington Limb Centre:
Freephone 0508 389 389

Christchurch Limb Centre:
Freephone 0508 383 383

Dunedin Limb Centre:
Freephone 0508 474 474