The NZ Rugby Foundation co-ordinates and provides immediate and more long-term support to seriously injured players and their wider whānau to navigate through this life-changing process. This is done in tandem with the incredible clinical care provided by the New Zealand medical system and the ACC. We also collaborate with the follow organsiations and programmes.
New Zealand Rugby Players Association.
The New Zealand Rugby Players' Association Incorporated, ("the NZRPA") was founded in July 1999 and is based in Auckland, New Zealand. NZRPA's membership is made up of New Zealand's current, overseas based and past professional rugby players.
New Zealand Spinal Trust.
If you are living with the effects of a spinal cord injury (SCI), whether personally, or as a family member, friend, caregiver or health professional, then the NZ Spinal Trust is for you.
New Zealand Wheelchair Rugby.
New Zealand Wheelchair Rugby (NZWR) is a registered charity with 20 years of history behind it, and represents the sport nationally with six regions established throughout the country and on the world stage with the National team known as the ‘Wheel Blacks'.
Parafed New Zealand.
Parafed is a national network of organisations that provide sport and recreation opportunities for disabled people.
Being physically active is very important for health and well being and especially if you have an SCI