Kawepūrongo - News & Stories

Tēnā koe, welcome to our newsroom! Here we share stories and news from the amputee community and the exciting things happening year round.

For questions and media enquiries, please contact communications@nzals.co.nz 

Peke Waihanga COVID-19 Update - 23 June 2021

Tēnā koutou katoa, an update for you all on our Centres during alert levels 1 & 2 effective Wednesday at 6pm, 23 June:   Wellington Centre: People will be in the centre… Read More

Peke Waihanga Coffee with Matt - Episode 1

Welcome to our new series, Coffee with Matt! In this series, Peke Waihanga's Peer Support & Events Coordinator Matt sits down with people from the amputee community for a coffee… Read More

Have a Go Golf Day Wellington - 26 June 2021

WELLINGTON - Have A Go Golf Day   Have a Go Golf Day is coming to Wellington on Saturday 26 June!!   Register at www. tinyurl. Read More

Holly Robinson - The Kiwi Paralympian who is now an avatar in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics video game

Dunedin Paralympian Holly Robinson is one of just nine real-life athletes set to feature in the first official International Paralympic Committee video game, The Pegasus Dream Tour, created by Japanese game… Read More

Rachel Māia: Back to Real Rock

NZ Paraclimber Rachel Māia has had an incredible journey since becoming an amputee in 2019. Read More

Have a Go Golf Day - 10 April 2021

Peke Waihanga is excited to be holding our first ever Have a Go Golf Day with Whakatane Golf Club!    Register at https://tinyurl. Read More

Amputee Rehabilitation Study Day - Northland

After an awesome first event in Auckland, Peke Waihanga is excited to bring our Amputee Rehab Study Day to the Northland Region! Register hereOur Peke Waihanga Rehab Team will be hosting… Read More

'A lot of sweat and tears': Limb-it-less Shaz Dagg conquers Coast to Coast

Read the full story here     Read More

Paratriathlete Shaz Dagg looking to inspire in Coast to Coast

Paratriathlete Shaz Dagg is not afraid of a challenge and now she has her eyes on becoming the first female amputee to complete the Coast to Coast. Read More

Diabetes Action Month - Interview with Paul Sellars

For Diabetes Action Month, we are chatting with amputees with diabetes about their experiences. Read More

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