Our Mission

Our Guiding Philosophy – The Reason We Exist

Polio NZ exists to create conditions so that polio survivors live life to its 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 Mission

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

Our Core Values


We are here for the
interests of all polio survivors


We are a channel/conduit
of information and


We are knowledgeable,
trusted & professional


We are approachable,
friendly and non-judgemental