Nine reasons to become a member of Massage New Zealand
1. Advocacy for you and your profession
Join the largest national membership organisation for qualified massage therapists and massage therapy students in New Zealand and help shape our profession. As a united voice we are committed to the delivery of quality massage therapy to support the health and wellness of New Zealanders. We are stronger together – by joining, you help us promote your interests to stakeholders within the industry.
Through a number of public awareness campaigns, via tv, print, social media and website channels, we promote the benefits of massage therapy from a qualified massage therapist. These campaigns are designed to drive traffic to the Find a Massage Therapist section on the MNZ website.
3. Industry Connections & Peer Support
Attend MNZ regional meetings and social gatherings to share your passion, get inspired, and learn from your peers and expand your networks. Access MNZ mentors whether you are new to the industry or want some fresh ideas. Access the MNZ Forum and Facebook page to share ideas and connect with your peers.
4. Insurance & Other Discounts
Access discounted professional indemnity and public liability insurance, as well as other discounts on a range of massage or business products.
5. Industry News, Publications & Resources
We keep you up to date via the MNZ Magazine, news and research updates, MNZ brochures, and business and promotional material on the Member’s Only section of the website.
Promote your services through a free listing in our Find a Massage Therapist database. You also get discounted rates for MNZ magazine, email and website advertising where you can list job vacancies, courses and more. Also use our online Classifieds listings to buy and sell second hand equipment privately.
As a professional massage therapist, your connection with MNZ highlights your professional standards, your qualifications, adherence to a Code of Ethics, and your commitment to continuing professional development. Use the MNZ logo to promote your professional standing.
8. Professional development
Gain access to learning opportunities such as e-learning, webinars, podcasts, research, open access journal search, MNZ conference (discounted rate), CPD resources, access to clinical guidelines and more. You’ll also receive updates of CPD happenings in NZ via the Member’s Only section of the website. Note: not all of these resources are currently available but we are working on attaining them for you in the near future.
9. Southern Cross - Easy Claim
Massage New Zealand RMT Level 6 & Level 7 members are eligible to register on the Southern Cross Health Society Easy-claim register. Southern Cross Health Insurance clients who have the “Wellbeing” policy with the "Bodycare" module as part of their policy are eligible to claim up to $500 per annum with an MNZ RMT. RMTs registered as an Easy-claim provider can submit a claim on behalf of the client through the Easy-claim portal, at the time of the visit, making the claiming process very quick and simple for the client. The RMT is reimbursed directly by Southern Cross Health Society. To find out more contact Southern Cross Easy-claim on 0800 700 053 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
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