Membership Categories


HTNZ has a range of memberships listed below. The memberships allow new members to gain the benefits of HTNZ whether you have a general interest in hand therapy, are wanting to gain hand therapy Registration, supervise Associate hand therapists or are returning to practice as hand therapist in New Zealand.

The HTNZ membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December.

The Application Process

Please have a read of all the HTNZ membership categories to determine which is best suited to your situation. Each category has an application form. Please fill out this form and provide the requested documentation in full. Please note any application submitted that is incomplete or that has documentation missing will be returned and will need to be resubmitted in full.

Applications should be emailed to


Each application will be reviewed for approval by the HTNZ Executive Committee at the monthly HTNZ Executive Committee meeting.