THE SOCIETY'S MISSION:

To enhance the lives of people with Cerebral Palsy in New Zealand, by empowering them to make their own choices


Happenings

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Attention Christchurch Members

Due to un-seeable circumstances we have to postpone the Christchurch Mid-Winter event date from Friday 24 th July to Saturday 1 st August.

We apologise if this causes any inconvenience.

3:25 PM, 15 May 2015 | read more...

Boccia Rolls Into Tauranga

A new Boccia club is starting in Tauranga on 20 th of May. Initially for 8 weeks. Club night is on Wednesday’s from 5pm till 6.30pm at Bethlehem Hall. No experience necessary. Coaches are provided. It’s a sport for all ages. The sport is for athletes with physical disabilities and there are sporting pathways available. So come on and have a go at a sport that can take you places.

10:16 AM, 5 May 2015 | read more...

Youth Awards

The Ministry of Youth Development is calling for nominations for the Youth Week 2015 Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that young people make to our communities and those that have made significant contributions to support young people.

4:45 PM, 20 April 2015 | read more...

Latest News

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Michael J Rocks The Place

Colson Cherrington and Dillan Govind were the well deserved winners of the Michael Jackson look-a-like contest at the Society’s Mid-Winter lunch, held at Eden Park, last Saturday- 10 th May.

The black and white themed night conjured up images of Michael J himself and lo and behold he - or was that she? – appeared to entertain us all.

5:34 PM, 12 May 2015 | read more...

Why Using A Wheelchair Is The Opposite Of Giving Up

When your child is first diagnosed with a disability, I imagine it’s confusing. There are lots of signs and arrows. Lots of opinions. Lots of doctors. Lots of gadgets. Lots of people who think they know the next “right thing.” And somewhere in there, you’re trying to do the right thing.
11:04 AM, 5 May 2015 | read more...

New Director Of Boccia Appointed

Boccia New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Martin as our new Director of Boccia.

Scott graduated Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business and Sport and Recreation conjoint degree where he majored in finance and sport management.

12:58 PM, 24 April 2015 | read more...

Review

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March 2015 Issue

In this March issue find out the progress of 6 years old Nathan using the “Upsee” which is a support harness that enables a child to stand upright by attaching it to an adult, the child and the adult can take steps together. …… as well as other interesting stories from our members.

Click Here to read and download the March 2015 issue of the Review

5:07 PM, 19 March 2015 | read more...