Supporting and representing occupational therapists since 1949.
It is with great sadness that the Occupational Therapy Association of New Zealand Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa announces the death of its founding member, Hazel Skilton. A pioneer and inspirational leader in occupational therapy in this country, Hazel died at 5.30pm on 25 January aged 101 years.
The funeral will be at 1 pm on Thursday 29th January at the Chapel of Christ the King, Selwyn Village, Target Street, Pt Chevalier.
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Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress 2015
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Previously known as the New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists (NZAOT). Occupational Therapy New Zealand - Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa (Inc) provides services, support, representation and networking opportunities for occupational therapists. OTNZ has members across all occupational therapy practice areas within New Zealand and abroad.
Occupational Therapy New Zealand - Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa (Inc) is a member of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
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“Occupation occupies our body, mind and spirit. Meaningful occupation must drive our inquiry and distinguish our practice. Our therapies must engage mind, body and spirit - Suzanne M. Peloquin ”