New Books at the ABC Library
Thank you Dick, for your years of service. Mr Dick Johns has contributed to the wider Canterbury community for several decades. Mr Johns has volunteered for 57 years as a register leader of The Boys’ Brigade, a Christian organisation that aims to facilitate the development of boys into leaders and responsible citizens. He has served … Continue reading QSM Awarded To Burwood Volunteer Dick Johns
To find out what Sir Tim Wallis said in our e-newsletter you should click here
If you are an ACC client that has a traumatic brain injury that is considered moderate or severe then you are eligible to receive one funded copy of the Headspace Book. This can be ordered by the client, their family, ACC case manager or ACC provider of services on behalf of the client. Click here … Continue reading Free $50 Headspace Book
A retiring professor and her husband have donated a whopping $1 million to the University of Auckland to help with groundbreaking research that could see wheelchair users able to walk again. Professor Louise Nicholson’s parting gift is the largest single donation ever made by a staff member of the university and will be used to … Continue reading Tremendous News For Spinal Cord Injury Research
The NZ Spinal Trust (NZST) and Healthcare Rehabilitation (HR) are collaborating to develop a new community based peer support service to help those with spinal cord injury (SCI) in NZ live independent, productive, and confident lives within their communities. “We regularly hear of people with a SCI not doing so well in life once they … Continue reading Introducing ‘Out There’ – A Peer Support Service for People with Spinal Injuries
Cheers to BNZ Crusaders Marty McKenzie, Digby Ioane, Ben Funnell, and Tim Perry for visiting Burwood Spinal Unit today. You made many patients, their families, staff and friends smile and forget about their troubles for a while. Best of luck with the rest of your season! For more images visit our Facebook page here
Thank you Zahra and congratulations on completing the 3 Peaks race in style over the weekend. You truly are a fantastic ambassador and we commend you for your efforts! The money raised will go directly towards helping people with SCI find their future!
Check out the latest and greatest books that have come into the ABC Library here
Thank you Java, Brendon Vercoe, & Michael Beard for raising over $5000.00 for the NZ Spinal Trust. Less than 20% of our funding comes from public sector organisations, the rest comes from grants and fundraising efforts like this! We love you guys! To learn more about their efforts visit www.nzstfun.org.nz . You can also join … Continue reading Fun Fun Fundraisers
Kelly and Nicole are racing in the Motatapu on March 4th 2017 to raise awareness and funds for us! GO GIRLS GO! You can find more info and blog updates here.
Follow Mick and Brendon’s Epic 7 day, 565 Km Mountain Bike Race as they raise awareness for the NZST The Race BLOG is now live.
Ever thought it would be nice to raise some funds for us but didn’t know how to go about it? Perhaps you have fundraised before but found it too difficult to do. We have made it easy and fun – just for you – check out www.nzstfun.org.nz
If you have ever donated to us via a text2give option on your Vodafone – thankyou! It was the last time. Sadly Vodafone and Everyday Hero have now closed this service (Full Press release here). They were unsuccessful in their attempt to provide the service across all mobile phone providers and as a consequence have … Continue reading TXT2Give have closed
It is with great excitement we announce that Mike Brown will be starting with us on Monday 16 Jan 2017. Mike will be based at our head office in Christchurch and takes up the new full time position of NZ Spinal Trust Marketing Manager. Filling the new role of Marketing Manager is the next step … Continue reading Mike Brown starts Monday!
So, Tim Marsh broke his neck (C5 & C6) and all feeling in 86% of his body – permanantly! Has that stopped him living an independent, confident, productive life? No way! This is a great read – click here and enjoy
Sunday 18th September was the NZST Charitable Race Day in Pukekohe. This great gallops event is organised annually by one of our patrons Trevor (Gripper) Harrison as seen here with Jockey Kelly McCulloch to raise funds for our work across the country. It was a tremendous day and was a fitting occasion to have the running … Continue reading 2016 Free Wheelin Frenzy 150
If you have a Vodafone mobile phone you can be one of the first to donate to NZ Spinal Trust directly from your mobile phone. Text ‘spine’ to 7003 to make a $3 donation Text ‘spine’ to 7005 to make a $5 donation Text ‘spine’ to 7010 to make a $10 donation All individual donations … Continue reading Be the one of the first with Vodafone