Welcome to the New Zealand
Speech-language Therapists’ Association.

We are the national body representing speech-language therapists, the professionals who work with and advocate for people who
have communication and swallowing impairments.

This site contains information about the NZSTA, as well as information for parents, clients and families on Speech-language Therapy,
and information for practising Speech-language Therapists in New Zealand and overseas.


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News and Events

2017 NZSTA Symposium

Giving Voice – Access for All

This year the Symposium is being held at the Sudima Hotel in Rotorua on 7 & 8 September. 

Learn more | Register now

NZSTA Awards and Grants

Remember to check the NZSTA Awards and Grants available to members. Winners will be announced at the NZSTA Professional Development Symposium and AGM in Rotorua in September 2017.

M.G. Martin Charitable Trust

in association with The Hearing Association (Auckland) Inc. 2017

Applications are sought now from individuals for grants from the M.G. Martin Charitable Trust (Registration CC26199).

The award(s) is to contribute to the costs of attendance at a conference, course, community or research project contributing to developments in the education of Deaf and hearing impaired children.

Further information can be found here.

Please note: Applications close 31 May 2017.

NZSTA – Official Supporter of the Access Alliance, Access For All Campaign

The New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association is now an official supporter of the Access Alliance, Access For All campaign.  Follow this link for further information on how Access Alliance is campaigning for a truly accessible Aotearoa  http://www.accessalliance.org.nz/.  Philippa Friary is speaking at the Access Alliance meeting on Global Accessibility Awareness Day Thursday 18th May in Wellington on the topic of Communication Access.

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