The Wishbone Orthopaedic Research Foundation of New Zealand is a registered charitable trust (CC21316), established in 2008 under the name Wishbone Trust.
The Foundation's main purpose is to help promote and improve orthopaedic services available to the people of New Zealand. It is governed by a board of trustees, with administrative support from the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA).
Funding to support the Foundation's charitable activities comes from many sources including individual donations, fundraising events, business contributions, investments and bequests. You can support the Foundation and help improve the lives of New Zealanders, young and old, by contacting us at donate2Wishbone@nzoa.org.nz or +64-4-913 9891.
Sir Bryan Williams - Foundation chair
Antony Field - treasurer / NZOA treasurer
Perry Turner - secretary / NZOA secretary
The former New Zealand Wishbone Trust was set up in 1993 and run by a board which met annually. It merged with the NZOA Research Foundation in August 2018 to form the Wishbone Orthopaedic Research Foundation of New Zealand.