Listen to the history of physiotherapy in Aotearoa New Zealand through the personal stories of notable physiotherapists.
Rob talks about his training and early private practice in Wellington in the 1950s and 60s, about discovering his 'method,' the formation of the NZMPA and NZPPA, getting involved in IFOMT and forming the McKenzie Institute. Read more
Rosemary recounts her training in Dunedin, her early work around Christchurch, and her abiding interest in mental health. Read more
Stan talks about his influences and his experiences in and around Dunedin, his 'world tour' to learn about manipulative therapy and involvement with the profession. Read more
Sue talks about training at the Auckland Technology Institute (now AUT), being bonded to Napier, going travelling and returning to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Rotorua. Read more
Valerie talks about her training in England after WWII and some of the deprivation and illness seen there. Read more