• To advance the specialty of Hand Therapy.
  • To promote expertise in the treatment of hand and upper limb conditions by therapists.
  • To encourage interchange of techniques and ideas by both occupational therapists and physiotherapists working in this field.
  • To organise seminars and meetings to educate and inform those interested in hand therapy.
  • To foster a link between Hand Therapy New Zealand and the New Zealand Society for Surgery of the Hand.
  • To circulate a regular newsletter informing of recent advances both in New Zealand and Internationally.
  • To promote and facilitate the advancement of education in the field of Hand Therapy.
  • To support undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes in Hand Therapy.
  • To advance recognition of and interest in Hand Therapy by other health professionals.
  • To promote and support the interests of members of the group.
  • To do such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of these objectives.

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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant provides administration services and co-ordinates membership for the Association. This position acts as a liaison with members, potential members, external clients and related organisations.

Amanda Graham, HTNZ Admin Assistant
Postal address:
PO Box 16106, Urlich, Hamilton 3245
Phone: 0224 039 548
Email: admin(at)handtherapy.org.nz
Please note that Amanda works part-time hours.