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.
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
Raumati teen Sean Prendeville says with some help his new backwards foot should let him do the normal everyday things he wants to do, like swimming and tramping.
Read the full news article about Teen's foot attached backwards where knee should be
Liam Malone hopes to run the 100 metres, 200m and 400m in Rio.
Read the full news article about Legless Liam Malone is blade-running to Rio
NEED FOR SPEED: Jono Brownjohn is in the top five in the world for high jump for an athlete with a disability, and with his new leg, he hopes to take it even further.
Read the full news article about From chance meeting to a new leg
TESTING TIMES: Two years ago, Ian Winson thought being able to walk 5 kilometres was just a year away but his recovery has been a trial of patience.
Read the full news article about In the footsteps of a legend