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Saturday 19 October 9am to 4pm

AGM 2pm to 3pm (Refreshments will be served after the meeting))
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion te puaroha
2 Rhine Street (off Murray Street
Island Bay, Wellington

Let us know if you are not coming to the retreat but will be at the AGM so we know how many for afternoon tea.

AGM Registration or ApologyRetreat RegistrationNomination of Board of Management MembersAGM Nomination Form (Download PDF)AGM Proxy Form (Download PDF)


Friday 18 October 9.30am-4.30pm

University of Otago Wellington Medical School
Te Whare Wananga o Otago Ki
Te Whanga-Nui-a Tara
23 Mein Street, Newtown Wellington

This Symposium is scheduled to coincide with World Polio Day on October 24 and is designed to raise awareness about the late effects of polio (LEoP – previously referred to as PPS or Post-Polio Syndrome) and its treatment.
Subjects covered may include sessions on pain and fatigue, breathing, sleep, advances in orthotics, polio vaccination, the needs of health professionals and the lived-experiences of people who have had polio. The programme is designed to be of interest to physiotherapists, occupational therapists, exercise physiologists, rehabilitation practitioners, orthotics providers, chiropractors, osteopaths, orthopaedic surgeons, neurologist, anaesthetists, public and community health practitioners including alternative health practitioners such as acupuncturists, GPs, DHB, PHO and Ministry of Health officials, and health researchers.

Friday October 18, 2019 Details of programme to be advised.

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