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.
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.
Read the full news article about Special bike on its way to Kapiti boy without leg
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
Read the full news article about Surgery hope for mother of two
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