Imagine a world free of paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.

We fund research that aims to fix paralysis following spinal cord injury. CatWalk is dedicated to supporting world-class research and innovation. Our goal is simple, to get people out of wheelchairs and back onto their feet.

You can help by making a donation, supporting our fundraising projects or spreading the news about CatWalk below.

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Watch this quick video to hear from our amazing supporters about how they have been personally impacted.

Spinal cord injuries have a devastating impact not only on those affected but also on their families, friends and communities.

CatWalk supports pioneering research and discovery that points the way to repairing damage to the spinal cord.

You can help us find a cure by making a donation today.

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Merry Christmas from CatWalk

The CatWalk office will be closed from 5pm Thursday 21st December and re-opening 8.30am Monday 15th January 2018. Emails to info@catwalk.org.nz will be checked regularly throughout this time. Thank you for your support in 2017 and best wishes for a safe and happy...

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Access Mat at Mt Maunganui

Mt Maunganui is leading the country in rolling out an access mat, enabling wheelchair access to the beach. Sixty metres of the 1.5 metre-wide polyester matting, that works well on soft sand and undulating surfaces, has just been rolled out at Mt Maunganui ready for...

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Epithelial stem cells can treat spinal cord injury

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 250,000 to 500,000 people suffer from spinal cord injuries each year. A lot of these injuries are due to preventable causes, such as car crashes and falls. Spinal cord injuries often lead to mental disorders,...

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