Welcome to the NZ Society of Diversional Therapists Inc


The goal of the NZSDT Inc. is to provide quality service and education in all aspects of Diversional Therapy. By providing activities that improve the lives of those in our care and promoting the highest standards of Diversional Therapy, through understanding, education, and the encouragement and cooperation of fellow Diversional Therapists.


As a professional organisation full registration is open to individuals currently employed in the field of Diversional Therapy. This includes Diversional Therapists, Motivation Therapists, Activity Therapists, Activities or Recreation Officers and Occupational Therapy Aides.


All DT’s follow the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the NZ Society of Diversional Therapy, which is also a requirement of all tutors and assessors.

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Posted on: 07/05/2018

LIMITED TIME ONLY! Caregiving 101 website.


Hello DT Members:


As a member of the International RT Coalition, we would also like you to have access to this Free Membership!

The current Caregiving 101 website is based in the USA and it used to have an annual Fee. But thank you to many good advocates in the USA, they have now managed to get sponsorship from RELIAS Academy,which means that for a limited time anyone who signs up will have unlimited access to many activities ideas for FREE for 1 year.


This is a massive WIN for recreational therapists, diversional therapists, families and caregivers across many countries.

All you have to do is to click on the link below, which will take you straight into the website, where you only need to access your First Name, Last Name and email. You skip all the payment and go straight into the Subscribe option at the end of the page and you will be all ready to go.You will then get an email with the confirmation and your password!




Best Regards,
Orquidea Tamayo Mortera NZSDT Reg
International RT Coalition Board Member




To all NZSDT Inc. members,

The Executive Board would like to know your ideas, suggestions, concerns or discontent so that we could improve our society.

We are also encouraging the members from all over the country to step up to support your own areas by representation and to help us understand the needs of those all across NZ.


Please feel free to send us a message on our Facebook page
Or you can send an email to: president@diversionaltherapy.net.nz

Hope to hear from you all soon. 



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