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 a variety of topics, useful resources, the latest research, and how to contact us.
How do I?
Learn to drive, get back to work, get support, travel tips, contact us about those important questions.
NZST Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Line23/06/2021
NZST Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Line - NOW OPEN! CDHB Area only at this time (but looking to extend this). Not for current in-patients. Click here for details.
Home is where the heart is08/06/2021
“You can’t do it on your own” – the Glentworth family’s advice for parents dealing with the shock of a Spinal Cord Impairment. This article first appeared in Spinal Network News, August 2020
Autonomic Dysreflexia. It typically affects those with an injury at T6 or above, and can be a medical emergency. Recognising the symptoms and acting promptly is key to effective management o…
Winning at life! Rebecca's story ...21/05/2021
In 2020 NZST's Annual Appeal was based on the theme "Winning at Life!" Read Rebecca's story of her journey and the points along the way that signaled she was winning at life ...
Permobil NZ Spinal Trust - Tour of NZ 202113/07/2021
We're a team of avid cyclists who have the opportunity to turn our passion into a fundraiser for a cause we care about ... that has to be a good thing! The Tour kicks off in Glenorchy on Apri…
Winning at life! Mike's story...21/05/2021
In 2020 NZST's Annual Appeal was based on the theme "Winning at Life!" Read Mike's story of his journey and the points along the way that signaled he was winning at life ...