Podiatry Industry Partners for Foot Mechanics Podiatry

Foot Mechanics has relationships with the following organizations:



Foot Mechanics are ACC accredited providers for podiatry services. more

Arthritis New Zealand

Foot Mechanics are proud to be involved in presentations to local meetings.

Australian Podiatry Council

The Australian Podiatry Association is the only Australian podiatrist professional representative organisation and more than 80% of practising podiatrists are members. The national professional body is the Australasian Podiatry Council, with which the State Associations and Podiatry New Zealand are affiliated.

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Foot Mechanics are part of an innovative strategy by the Western BOP Primary Health Organisations and BOP District Health Board to reduce amputations. The programme, which aims to target diabetics, who are most at risk, will see people who have “at risk” feet referred to a podiatrist free of charge.

Cricket New Zealand

Foot Mechanics treat New Zealand cricketers and are part of steering group on player treatment protocols.

Diabetes Society

Foot Mechanics are proud to supply product to, and be involved in presenting to local meetings, as well as providing no cost “high risk foot” screenings.

Established in 1996, Ganley Orthotics provides Foot Mechanics Podiatrists with prescription orthotics. Ganley Orthotics were the first orthotics lab to operate a fully automated CAD/CAM prescription orthotic manufacturing system in the Southern Hemisphere.

Lakes District Health Board

Foot Mechanics are the chosen providers to deliver the High Risk Foot Programme for the Lakes DHB. more

Manawatu Turbos

We treat players from the Manwatu Turbos NPC Rugby Team.

My Podiatry Future

Foot Mechanics is proud to be involved with 'My Podiatry Future', a comprehensive Employee Development and Recruitment Programme.

Netball New Zealand

We treat players from local clubs, schools, NPC teams and Silver Ferns.

New Zealand Academy of Sport

Foot Mechanics are proud to be a Registered Provider for the New Zealand Academy of Sport. We provide podiatry services to carded athletes - including national sport representatives.

New Zealand Rugby Union

We treat players from local clubs, schools, NPC, super 14, NZ 7’s, and All Blacks.

NZ Hockey

We treat players from local clubs, schools, NPC, and Black Sticks.

Podiatry Board

The Board operates under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 and is the regulatory body for the occupation of podiatry (and chiropody) in New Zealand. more

RUN Auckland

The RUN Auckland Series is a 6 race FUN RUN & WALK series at a variety of scenic and exciting locations throughout Auckland. The series aims to improve the declining level of activity reported in Aucklanders. Aucklanders now exercise less than the average kiwi!

Shoe Clinic

In store every week in Hamilton and Palmerston North. Free consultations with podiatrists to help with shoe selection and fitting. more

Shoe Science

Shoe Science are the orginal high tech running shoe retailer in New Zealand. Foot Mechanics have been referring athletes to Shoe Science since 1997. more


Foot Mechanics Podiatrists use Siliconcoach software for video gait analysis. Video analysis can assist in improving and assessing diagnosis and therapy when used by trained clinicians.

Smiths Sports Shoes

In store every week in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui – Tuesdays from 4-6 pm. Free consultations with Foot Mechanics Podiatrists to help with shoe selection and fitting. more

Sports Medicine New Zealand

Sports Medicine New Zealand (SMNZ) is a non- profit making multidisciplinary organisation for health professionals, groups and individuals interested in community health, with special reference to the principles of sports medicine and exercise science.

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (UK)

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists is a leading Professional Body and Trade Union for HPC registered Chiropodists and Podiatrists, podiatry assistants and students. The Society represents around 8,000 members working in private practice, the NHS, education and the retail sector.

Foot Mechanics was the Major Sponsor for the Western Bay Suns in 2008. The Western Bay Suns are members of the Western Bay of Plenty Basketball Assn, an affiliated member of Basketball New Zealand.

Work and Income New Zealand

Foot Mechanics work in conjunction with WINZ to access funding for people over 65, whose only source of income is NZ Superannuation, to pay for their podiatry needs.