Application Forms

Associate Membership application Form

Please Click to Download Associate Membership Application Form

Please complete and include supporting documents: Supervision Agreement, Annual Practicing Certificate and proof of Parent Body Membership.

To bill under the ACC Hand Therapy Allied Health contract you will need to have a supervisor who has been an HTNZ Registered member for 2 years or more, and submit a completed Supervision Agreement with HTNZ signed by this supervisor.

Once completed, please email your form and supporting documents to HTNZ Admin

Registered MEMBERSHIP application FORM

Please Click Here to Download Application Form for Registered Membership Pathway 1: Case Study please include cover sheet and $500 fee payment with application email

Please Click Here to Download Application Form for Registered Membership Pathway 2: Certified Hand Therapist or Equivalent

Please Click Here to Download Application for Registered Membership Pathway 3: Additional Post-Graduate Paper

Once completed, please email your form and supporting documents to HTNZ Admin

Supporting documents needed for your application are listed on the application form and can include:
Proof of AUT HAUL paper completion, within last 5 years
Evidence of completion of an HTNZ approved additional post graduate level paper relevant to Hand Therapy Practice, within last 5 years
Verification of completed supervised clinical hours
Case log onsite
Case log offsite
Verification of formal supervision
HTNZ log book for continuing professional development
Letter of recommendation from a HTNZ Registered Hand Therapist or Orthopaedic or Plastic Hand Surgeon
Evidence of two peer reviews by a HTNZ Registered Hand Therapist external to your own, or your supervisors organisation
Clinical Case Presentation Marking Schedule (will be sent to you by the Case Study marker)
Completion of HTNZ approved static and dynamic splinting course

For Registered membership applications, please note that all applications are reviewed for approval at the next upcoming Executive Committee meeting, this meeting date is 16/8/22 and the due date for applications to be reviewed at this meeting is 12pm, 12/8/22

Life Membership Criteria

Outstanding contribution during a minimum period of 10 years of continuous membership. To be awarded by a consensus vote at an Annual General Meeting.

Life Members:

Sue Sewell, Christchurch

Honorary Membership Criteria

Outstanding contribution to the association by a member or non member. To be awarded by a consensus vote at an Annual General Meeting.

Honorary Member:

Judy Colditz, USA