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NZAMM 40th Anniversary Spring Retreat 2021 – CANCELLED

September 23, 2021 - September 25, 2021

We regret to inform that the planned 40th Anniversary NZAMM meeting has been CANCELLED owing to the current COVID-19 situation.

Also, once lockdown ends and Level 2 prevails, practitioners will be busy catching up on patients who were unable to be seen and will be cautious about travel.

I am particularly sad for NZAMM retirees who we would have been meeting with after a gap of many years, and who have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share.

We need to celebrate together what has been achieved over the 40+ years.

It becomes less relevant to have a 40th Anniversary as time goes by but we are considering the following alternatives at dates still to be confirmed:

1.      A 2-hour ZOOM education event  “Turning your clinical questions and treatment methods into evidence” – Guest Speakers Professors Tim Woodfield,  Gary Hooper, and others TBC.

This would be followed by our AGM

2.      Forming a ZOOM group interested in putting together historical documents and a photo gallery along with archiving and website options

3.      Running a delayed anniversary gala dinner at a future date to be determined. We might be 45 by then!


Please let Brenda or Jenny know if you have an interest in being involved and/or attending any of these options.

Meanwhile take care and look after yourselves/ your practices and your families.

NZAMM 40th Birthday.  From the welcome on Thursday evening to a showcase at the University of Otago Christchurch and then to a Gala Dinner, socialising networking and reminiscing with colleagues, this promises to be a weekend of fun as well as new learning. Put this on your calendar.  Provisional programme as below.  Open to past and present members, trainees and interested health professionals.


Thursday 23rd September 6.30 pm Welcome function, Novotel
Friday 24th September 8.30 am – 12.00 Otago University
5.00 pm AGM AGM Novotel
7.00 pm Gala Dinner, Christchurch Club
Saturday 25th September 9.00 am – 4.30 pm Novotel

Registration fees

Full members                      $260.00

Trainees                                $195.00

Retired Members               $130.00                   

Nonmembers                     $295.00

Gala Dinner                          $120.00 (includes drinks

Cancellation:                      Should you need to cancel your attendance at this event, you will be refunded 60% of your fee up to 4 weeks prior to the event.

If you cancel within 4 weeks to the event, you will not be eligible for a refund.



Email:       brenda.evitt@nzamm.org.nz  to confirm your place

Payment:                              Internet Banking: NZ Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine

BNZ 02-0390-0124462-000

Code:  Anniversary   Reference: Surname and initial



Novotel, Cathedral Square     https://accorconferences.co.nz/hotels/novotel-christchurch-cathedral-square/                                                              

University of Otago                  https://www.otago.ac.nz/christchurch

Christchurch Club                      http://www.christchurchclub.co.nz/



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Amendments and cancellation can be made 48hrs prior to arrival, rooms will be subject to availability at time of booking.


NZAMM 40th Anniversary Sept 2021 Flyer Incl. Programme – Provisional


September 23, 2021
September 25, 2021
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Brenda Evitt
Brenda Evitt