Our Guiding Philosophy – The Reason We Exist

Polio NZ exists to create conditions so that polio survivors’ live life to their full potential, and achieve optimum quality of life.

Our Vision

Polio New Zealand’s Vision is that all people who have survived polio in New Zealand have affordable access to appropriate health care and the support required to maintain independence and make informed life choices.

Our Core Values

Independence

We are here for the interests of all polio survivors

Access

We are a channel/conduit of information and resources

Credible

We are knowledgeable, trusted & professional

Compassionate

We are approachable, friendly and non-pejorative

Our Mission

Reaching every polio survivor in New Zealand and educating health professionals about the Late Effects of Polio