We are devastated by the news that our friend and colleague, David Russell, passed away last week. David was an early graduate of the College graduating in 2000. He was actively involved in chiropractic and throughout his career held executive positions in the Alumni Association, NZCA, Hamblin Trust, and the ASRF to name but a few. He supported many in the Chiropractic Centre as the Chiropractic Centre Director, a position he held for eight years. David’s larger than life personality underpinned a profound commitment [...]
A proud occasion celebrating our Year 4 students as they pop their balloons upon completing their Senior Internship and signing out of the Chiropractic Centre. This long-standing tradition was a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge their contribution to the community, recognise the mentors and support staff that have helped guide them, and to look forward to their Graduation in December. Watch Dean of Chiropractic, Katie Pritchard, talk more about the event in the video below.
Kudzai Zvenyika, who graduated in 2016, was recently named a finalist in the 2019 Women of Influence Awards Young Leader Category for her work with Spine Health Africa. A mission trip organised by Kudzai that provides free Chiropractic care to poor communities in Zimbabwe. Kudzai, a native Zimbabwean, was determined to bring change to her community through free chiropractic care in an area of Zimbabwe that does not offer spine health facilities. Her own journey to health was through chiropractic and it motivated her [...]
The New Zealand College of Chiropractic and the chiropractic profession lost a good friend last Wednesday. Long-time Board of Trustee, Mike Loftus, passed away at the young age of 49 after losing his battle with cancer. He has served as a trustee since 2009. Mike, always the entrepreneur, brought innovative thinking and passion to the Board and he loved the College and chiropractic. Never one to sit back, Mike launched a local body political party after his diagnosis and was active at the College [...]
Each year at graduation, the College awards a graduating student the John Nolan Diagnostic Imaging Award. It is awarded to the student who has demonstrated outstanding skills in x-ray and analysis. And like the awards namesake, the student must also show outstanding personal integrity and overall performance, including the willingness to help fellow students. The award, named after pioneering Chiropractor John Nolan, who passed away at the age of 86, is a living testament to his memory and his contribution to the profession to [...]
Great work from our Dean of Chiropractic, Katie Pritchard and Senior Interns Kasey McMaster, Lydia McClean and Marc Yip Choy, who promoted chiropractic on the Lifestyle show, The Café. Our Senior Interns will be at The Baby Show on 16 - 18 August at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland. Congratulations team. Watch the segment below. http://chiropractic.ac.nz/wp-content/uploads/nzcc-the-cafe.mp4
Our third-year Student Interns have recently returned from Rarotonga having provided chiropractic care to the people of the Cook Islands for two weeks with the support of New Zealand College of Chiropractic mentors. This annual trip is a highlight of the academic programme and an experience that is a second to none as the students grow and develop in such a short space of time. Our arrival is always eagerly anticipated and we were warmly welcomed serving over 2,500 people in what was an [...]
Dr Ash Pritchard (Chairman of the New Zealand Chiropractic Education Trust Board) and Dr Patrick Sim sign the IP Agreement between the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and the Australian Chiropractic College in 2016 The New Zealand College of Chiropractic warmly congratulates the Australian Chiropractic College (ACC) for earning approval from Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) to register as a higher education institution and accreditation of their chiropractic bachelor’s degree. Students are now completing their prerequisite courses to enter the [...]