Keep up with what New Zealand amputees are doing around the country and internationally in our news section. Articles from newspapers, magazines and websites – all with a focus on NZ amputees and issues that concern them.
Stacey Herbert had to have both legs amputated after she was trapped under concrete when The Press building collapsed as a result of the February 22nd Christchurch earthquake.
Read the full news article about Double-amputee Stacey Herbert set to stand tall again
In a Mein St workshop in Newtown, you'll find a handful of craftsmen sanding, sewing, drilling and perfecting their craft. The product - artificial limbs.
Read the full news article about Prosthetic limbs made in Newtown, Wellington
A few months ago he couldn’t walk…now he is a walking living miracle thanks to this radical surgery that attached his living foot backwards to make him a new knee.
Read the full news article about Meet Sean Prendeville – the boy with a backwards foot.
Wellington Paracyclist Kate Horan succeeded in obliterating a track cycling world record in Cambridge.
Read the full news article about Paracyclist Kate Horan smashes world record
New artificial arms are helping two Kiwi athletes to pump iron in a determined bid to hone their athletic prowess for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Read the full news article about Artificial arms balance athletes
9 year old double amputee Ava Meehan wants other kids with disabilities to see her taking part in sports and think: "I might be able to do that."
Read the full news article about Sporty double amputee hopes to inspire others
Trade Me NZ took their team on a unique team-building exercise… making prosthetic hands for amputees around the world.
Read the full news article about Trade Me staff lend a helping hand to amputees
Brant Tohu loves his new prosthetic and hopes it will help his fishing.
Read the full news article about One amputee's wish: to catch fish
Limb Centre annual shutdown dates for the Christmas & New Year period. All centres will be closed from midday 24 December 2014 and reopening again on Monday 5 January 2015.
The team at NZALS would like to take this opportunity to send you season greetings, best wishes for a happy holiday and a wonderful New Year.
Read the full news article about Limb Centre closure dates over Christmas/New Year
21 year old amputee Jessica Quinn is voted People's Choice at the Attitude Awards in 2014
Read the full news article about Award winner thriving after life-changing surgery