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Special Interest Groups

A network of 13 Special Interest Groups offers members a chance to focus on their specific area of interest and gain additional information, education and networking.

Special interest groups include:

  1. Acupuncture - Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association (PAANZ) - Reg. 890731
  2. Cardiothoracic - unincorporated
  3. Pelvic, Women's and Men's Health - unincorporated
  4. District Health Board (DHB) Leaders - unincorporated
  5. Hand Therapists - Reg. 1158859
  6. Manual Therapy - NZ Manipulative Physiotherapists - Reg. 307366
  7. Neurology - Reg. 1127563 & CC27511
  8. Occupational Health - Reg. 1018103
  9. Older Adult - unincorporated
  10. Paediatric - CC43598
  11. Sports Physiotherapy New Zealand - Reg. 2542966
  12. Physiotherapy in Mental Health - unincorporated

Please note: Physiotherapy Business/NZPPA is now an advisory group, all business services are now offered at no extra cost to all PNZ members. 

Joining a Special Interest Group

Current members can email to join any particular Special Interest Group (most groups charge an additional fee). New members can select the relevant Special Interest Group when renewing or joining online. 

Incorporated Societies

Many of the Special Interest Groups are incorporated societies. Some are registered with the Charities Commission. Click on the links below and use the SIG registration number shown to search for their rules and other information. A registration number starting with CC means the SIG is registered with the Charities Commission.

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