Polio NZ Inc is an Incorporated Society dedicated to supporting people who have had poliomyelitis. The society seeks to provide information relating to various aspects of polio and its late effects, it looks for collaborative relationships with organisations and professionals with like interests, it advocates for the betterment of New Zealanders who had polio and works to improve or develop services and opportunities that would be of assistance.
Polio NZ Inc also administers funds donated by the Sir Thomas and Lady Duncan Trust for the express purposes of providing assistance to those contending with polio and its late effects. The Society’s Board of Management meets regularly either physically or by telephone conference, and the annual general meeting of members is held in October.
The Society’s Newsletter Polio News, is published 3 times a year and is sent to all members either by post or by email (optional).