Welcome to the

NZ Society of Diversional & Recreational Therapists Inc


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


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


All Diversional & Recreational Therapists  follow the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the NZ Society of Diversional & Recreational Therapy, which is also a requirement of all tutors and assessors.

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Posted on: 07/05/2018

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Would you like to be part of the new National Marsden Research Team on

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Welcome all to the

New Zealand Society of Diversional and Recreational Therapists Inc.





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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