Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to all transactions with Hand Therapy New Zealand (HTNZ) and currently cover the purchase of Education services, Conference attendance and Membership Renewal.

General Conditions

All orders are accepted only on the basis that the Customer has accepted the order and the following terms and conditions of sale, which together shall constitute the full and complete contract between the Customer and the Vendor (the Contract).


All prices, for subscriptions or courses/conferences, are subject to variation without notice.

Prices for educational services may or may not cover all materials, food and beverages. Please consult individual descriptions for inclusions.


The balance of the invoice is payable on registration, Payment may be made direct to our bank account, or by credit card.

Educational Services and Conferences

HTNZ Education Cancellation Policy
HTNZ is committed to providing high quality workshops to its participants. We understand that on occasions participants will have to cancel their place on the workshop, or situations may arise that prevents workshops from going ahead. The following policy is intended to provide guidelines to be followed in the event that a single participant cancelled their place on the workshop, or in the event of an entire workshop requiring cancellation.

  1. Participant cancellation of a Course or Conference delegate place.
    1.1 Delegate is required to notify HTNZ in writing of their need to cancel their place in the conference.
    1.2 If this notice is prior to 2months from date of conference there will only be a $100 admin fee and the remainder of the conference registration will be refunded.
    1.3 If this notice is between 2 months and 1 month from the date of conference there will be a 50% refund.
    1.4 If this notice is within 1 month from the date of conference, Cancellation after this date will not be eligible for a refund.

2. HTNZ cancellation
HTNZ strives to provide an excellent level of education to its members. The cancellation of a course is a matter taken very seriously and is avoided as much as possible. Should an irrecoverable situation occur that warrants the cancellation of a workshop the following is applicable:
2.1 HTNZ reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event. If this occurs all course registration fees will be refunded to the registrant.
2.2 HTNZ will transfer credit to the next available workshop in lieu of a refund at the request of the delegate
2.3 HTNZ is not liable for any costs associated with airfares or accommodation. HTNZ recommends that delegates consider booking flights and accommodation that are flexible.
2.4 If an event is cancelled all delegates will be notified either by email, phone or mail.

All registrants will be notified in writing or by phone / e-mail to confirm a place for each seminar/workshop. If you have not received this confirmation 3 weeks prior to the seminar please contact the Admin Assistant (admin(at)handtherapy.org.nz)

General Provisions

These terms and conditions may apply to all transactions where the Vendor supplies Goods or Services to the Customer. If there is any inconsistency between these terms and conditions or any order submitted by the Customer or any other arrangement with the Vendor, these terms prevail unless otherwise agreed by the Vendor in writing.

If any of these terms and conditions is held by any court to be illegal, void or unenforceable, such determination shall not impair the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

If the Vendor exercises or fails to exercise any right or remedy available to the Vendor, this shall not prejudice the Vendor's rights in exercising that or any other right or remedy. Waiver of any term of the contract must be specified in writing by the Vendor and signed by an authorised person.

The Customer may not transfer or assign all or any of the Customer's rights or obligations under this Contract without the Vendor's prior written consent.

This Contract and its terms are governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, the laws of New Zealand. Both parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

The Vendor may review and change these terms and conditions at any time and from time to time. Any such change will take effect from the date on which the Vendor notifies the Customer of the change.

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The content of the HTNZ website is not intended as a substitute for care from a physiotherapist or Occupational therapist, other health care professional. If you experience signs or symptoms of injury, disease or illness you should seek the advice of a health care professional.

Hand Therapy New Zealand has no control over the content or condition of any external sites linked to this site. These links are provided for the convenience of users but they do not imply any endorsement of any organisation, product, or service.

Advertisements appearing do not necessarily represent a endorsement.

Please contact us at admin(at)handtherapy.org.nz