Welcome to MNZ

Massage New Zealand (MNZ) is the only massage therapy specific membership body in New Zealand for professional Massage Therapists. Our purpose is to promote massage therapy and the ongoing development of the massage industry in New Zealand through educating the public about the benefits of massage therapy for health and wellness and supporting the public to access high quality massage therapy through our database of MNZ registered Massage Therapists. 


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Massage New Zealand presents:

MNZ Conference 2019

20-22 September 2019

Conference Programme

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Friday 20 September 2019

9.00am-500pm Pre Conference Workshops

Saturday 21 September 2019

7.45am Registration

Opening address followed by a case study presentation by Hayley Ward - MNZ Case Report Contest Tui Balms Bronze Award Winner 2018. Title: "The Effects of Massage Therapy and Movement Therapy on an Office Worker with Low Back Pain"

9.00am Morning Sessions
  • A1 Carolyn Palmer

    Hands: Self-care and joint protection

    A2 Linley Leuthard

    Kinesio Taping® updates plus Trigenics®; a different approach

  • B1 Paula Jaspar

    Pregnancy Massage and Techniques for Low Back and Common Pelvic Pain

  • C1 Brian Utting

    Muscle-Specific Deep Tissue Techniques for the Torso (Iliopsoas, Diaphragm & QL)

  • D1 Ian O'Dwyer

    Massage to Motion; Fascia, Emotion and Injuries

1.00-1.30pm Lunch
1.30 - 4.30pm - Afternoon Sessions
4.30pm AGM
6.00-7.00pm Social event

Sunday 22 September 2019

9.00am - MORNING Sessions
12.30 or 1.00 pm Lunch
Afternoon Sessions

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Become a Massage Therapist

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About Massage Therapy

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