New Zealand Spinal Trust

Misson and activities:

Philosophy: It's great to be alive!
Vision: A world in which human diversity is valued.
Mission: Better rehabilitation and independent living
Activities: Assistive Technology, Vocational Rehabilitation, Advocacy, Mentoring, Library and Training Resources.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the national level.

Our organization is to some degree run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Education and vocational training.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Recreation and travel.

We may be able to refer disabled persons to wheelchair accessible housing or transportation or other services in our city.

We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

People planning to come to our city are welcome to contact us to find out about accessibility and services in Christchurch. We may be able to help with information.

Contact us:

Contact person:Andrew Hall
Phone:0064 3 383 9491
Home page:
Address:Private Bag 4708
New Zealand

This entry added: Thursday 31st October 2002. (record #518) Changed: Monday 11th August 2008. Link checked Thursday 14th March 2019.