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.
Deanna Marsden is the youngest person in NZ to have radical surgery known as rotationplasty where her lower leg has been reattached backwards and will act as a knee for her new prosthetic limb.
Read the full news article about Brave Deanna back home and cancer-free after radical amputation surgery
Professional Speaking for Migrants graduate Sandeep Uppal's career is going from strength to strength
Read the full news article about Sandeep’s Story in LINKZ
While some 13-year-olds attend swimming lessons reluctantly, North Canterbury amputee Grace Johnstone relishes every visit to the pool.
Read the full news article about Swimming gives 13-year-old amputee freedom
Ian Winson lost both his legs in a horrific explosion four years ago and is taking on the New York Marathon
Read the full news article about Double amputee Ian Winson to take on New York Marathon
Good sort and double amputee Charlie Hutchison helps out in the Waipawa community for his ‘usual price’ of a cup of tea and a scone.
Read the full news article about Good sorts: Charlie Hutchison
Pam Cleverley says implementation of government's disability strategy would make life much easier.
Read the full news article about Waiheke mum of quadruple amputee fights for change
Sean ‘No limits’ Prendeville amazes us yet again…this time with snow skiing.
Read the full news article about A foot for a knee no barrier for Sean Prendeville
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
Read the full news article about Amputee federation Newsletter July 2015
Scott Martlew re-invented himself as a canoeist and working to qualify for next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Read the full news article about Scott Martlew tackles setbacks head on after freak injury