Welcome to MANZ

Massage Aotearoa New Zealand (MANZ) is the only massage therapy specific membership body in New Zealand for professional Massage Therapists. Our purpose is to promote massage therapy and the ongoing development of the massage industry in New Zealand through educating the public about the benefits of massage therapy for health and wellness and supporting the public to access high quality massage therapy through our database of MANZ registered Massage Therapists. 


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Massage & Myotherapy Australia and Massage New Zealand

2023 National Conference

27-28 May 2023

More info

Shaping our Industry Together

Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland

Issue Two 2022 MNZ Magazine is now available!

Professionalism and the Future of our Industry.

Did you know you can submit CPD hours for reading the MNZ Magazine?! Log CPD hours from the CPD membership page.

Featured in this issue:

  • Strategising for our Future - Bernie Withington & Florence Samuels, MNZ Co-chairs 
  • Education Update - Doug Maynard, MNZ Education Officer
  • Understanding the Influence of Imaging and Diagnostic Labels: an Insight into Shoulder Pain - Bodine Ledden, Soft Tissue Therapist
  • Motor Control - Chris Sutton, MNZ RMT
  • Plus....many more articles to keep you engaged

Check out this latest issue and previous issues in the Members Area of the website, and if you prefer a hard copy please print the PDF version.

A member survey regarding the use of the MNZ magazine revealed that the PDF version is most widely used and therefore we have decided not to provide the digital version moving forward.

Please note: due to copyright rules of some articles, MNZ Magazine may not be shared via online social networks, discussion forums or circulated without prior permission from MNZ. 

Happy reading!

The Team at MNZ

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Baby Massage Therapy


Turning a qualification into a career, support and new grad info

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Become a Massage Therapist

Where and how to start a career in massage therapy

About Massage Therapy

What is massage therapy, the evidence of practice, FAQs

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