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Exciting news in our March 2018 OT Insight!

Click this link – to our March 2018 OT Insight edition and discover the many insights and benefits of  embracing technology in our industry.

Here at the association OTNZ-WNA exciting things are happening!  Applications for Awards and Grants  are now open (pg6).  Early Bird Rates have just been listed for our Clinical Workshops ‘Nurturing and Enabling Resilience and Sustainability – Ko ngā tapuwae tukuiho, ko te huarahi manawapou’ to be hosted in Napier 17-19 September see (pg5).  Harsh Vardhan OTNZ-WNA President Tangata Tiriti and Maree Smith has written insightful articles on how to facilitate resilience and sustainability and gives us his reasons ‘Why you should consider attending the clinical workshops?’

Peter Anderson, Executive Director (pg4) provides us with an update on the work of the association OTNZ-WNZ, the EAP programme, Hand Therapy, Mental Healthy review and our Professional development and lifelong learning initiatives.

Further inside these pages you will read an inspirational personal tribute by Libby Bell (2017) Otago Polytechnic Occupational Therapy Honours graduate supporting family carers (pg 14.)

Stacey Kay (pg 18) gives us a glimpse into her busy life as a mother of 3 who chose to change career paths midstream and how she is coping with the challenge of juggling family commitments and her OT study.

Enjoy your reading,

Ngā Mihi

From the OTNZ-WNZ team Peter, Moe & Otila