Supporting Positive Futures
Our mission is to empower people with spinal cord impairments and their whānau to embrace positive futures. We provide support and information services across New Zealand to help people overcome challenges, create strong networks and pursue opportunities, following their spinal impairment.
New to SCI
Helpful information for recently impaired spinal people and their Whānau and families.
I want to help
Learn about volunteer opportunities and ways to contribute
I need information
Visit our Online Store for books and other products. Ask Dr. B for help and advice on the latest research, as well as useful resources including the latest NZ Spinal Cord Injury Registry (NZSCIR) reports.
How do I?
Learn to drive, get back to work, get support, travel tips, contact us about those important questions.
A Lasting Gift17/05/2022
Every gift left to NZST in a will is significant and leaves an enduring legacy, impacting the lives and rehabilitation of those navigating a new journey with spinal cord impairment.
Spinal Network News April 202226/04/2022
Have you received your copy yet? Our April issue is packed full of great stories, if you are not a subscriber, you can read it online!
Back on Track revision appeal13/04/2022
"I first saw 'Back On Track' in 2019 after our 15 yr old son sustained a T12 fracture from an MTB accident. Now 2 years on, we still have the same BOT book at home and use it as a reference w…
Spinal Network News23/03/2022
The Spinal Network News (SNN) is the New Zealand Spinal Trust’s national magazine. We are always interested in hearing from our readers about the issues that concern you and which you would …
Have you ever wanted to explain to someone that your SCI impacts you much more than just not being able to walk? Perhaps to your employer, colleague, workmate, classmate, friend? This FREE…
Winning at life! Mark's story ...03/09/2021
Mark's accident ended with a "hangman's" break, but he still walked out of hospital. Mark's sharing his story to support our 2021 Annual Appeal. Read Mark's story here ...