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.
Sean ‘No limits’ Prendeville amazes us yet again…this time with snow skiing.
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The New Zealand Artificial Limb Service mission is to enable amputees to achieve independence by delivering prosthetic and rehabilitation services.
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Sean Prendeville has been waiting five years to get back on a bike, and has to relearn balance and pedalling, with a new, backwards leg.
Read the full news article about Kapiti teen with backwards leg Sean Prendeville re-learns bike riding
Amputee Federation Journal - Purpose July edition
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Scott Martlew re-invented himself as a canoeist and working to qualify for next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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This double amputee has both the judges and audience in tears as he proves that there are no boundaries to what one person can achieve…the sky is the limit.
Read the full news article about Noah Galloway dancing with the stars 2015
Lucas Robins, born without part of his left leg, is finally going to be able to ride a bike. The youngster is getting a customised bike after a successful fundraising drive.
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Penny Gifkins hopes to raise enough money to pay for ground-breaking osseointegration surgery to improve her ability to walk. ‘‘Wheelchair is like a horrible word in my household,’’ she says
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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.
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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.
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