Hospital Play Specialists Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand Inc.

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Preliminary Conference Programme16 Feb 2018

Hi everyone,
We are thrilled to present the preliminary programme for our professional conference being held from 12th - 14th April, 2018. We have a fantastic array of presentations from speakers throughout NZ and overseas and invite you to join us as we celebrate our 21st professional birthday.
Please let us know if you require further information by emailing us at
Hope to see you in April
The Conference Committee

- Conference committee

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Save the date! Professional Hui 3rd March, 201801 Nov 2017

Next year, members will be invited to a professional Hui on 3rd March 2018 with Jennifer Pelvin, our Consultant. The hui will provide an opportunity to discuss  the re-branding process and focus on the Associationís  next 21 years.

Venue and times to be announced.


2018 HPSAANZ Conference Registration information30 Jan 2018

Hi everyone,
We are pleased to share information about our upcoming professional conference, pre-conference workshop and registration process.
Please don't hesitate to contact us at if you need further information. 

- The HPSAANZ Conference Committee

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Registration form30 Jan 2018

See attached the conference registration form. Early bird registration closes on 2nd March, 2018.
- The HPSAANZ Conference Committee

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Pre-conference workshop30 Jan 2018

We are thrilled to offer a pre-conference workshop facilitated by Dr. Bernie Whitaker on Distraction, Pain and Guided Imagery. See the attached flyer for further details.
- The HPSAANZ Conference Committee

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Keynote Speakers30 Jan 2018

- The HPSAANZ Conference Committee

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