News from 2017


For news and updates about Medifab products, special events and exciting developments, continue reading. If you have news or an event which should be published here, contact us.

Ben's Holiday Story

21 Dec 2017
  The Medifab team were thrilled to play a part in Ben's holiday wishes this season, and we hope you enjoy viewing our video above as much as we enjoyed filming it! We will be taking a break to enjoy the kiwi summer between 5pm Friday 22nd December and 8am Monday 8th January; however should you... Read more

2017 Point to Pinnacle “World’s Toughest Half Marathon”

4 Dec 2017
Written By: Shane Russell This iconic event in Hobart, Tasmania, was the main goal in 2017 for Just Like Jack, a charity helping special needs children experience amazing adventures. My wife Juanita and I met with Chris and Erin Duffy (Jack’s parents and charity founders) on Saturday afternoon to... Read more

New Zealand’s Largest Christmas Party For Special Children

1 Dec 2017
Medifab are pleased to be a supporter of the 2017 Special Children's Christmas Party.  The Special Children’s Christmas Parties are the biggest events of their kind in New Zealand for special needs children and their families. The team work closely with hundreds of charities, schools, community... Read more

Take a Video tour of Medifab's OSS stand

24 Nov 2017
Medifab had a fantastic time at the Oceania Seating Symposium, in Rotorua New Zealand on the 20-22 November. See the below video to learn about some of the exciting innovations which were launched at this event:    Didn't make it to OSS? We'd love to bring some of the new releases to your team -... Read more

Canterbury-based rehab innovators achieve international medical device certification

15 Nov 2017
With a mission to bring comfort and functionality to people living with complex rehabilitation needs, Canterbury-based company Medifab, who design, manufacture and export specialist seating and disability equipment, have achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification – the internationally recognised... Read more

Medifab champion takes part in Kool Stride Derby

30 Oct 2017
Shane Russell is Medifab's Champion Technician at our Australian Distribution Hub. Here's his story about volunteering as a runner in the Just Like Jack group:    "I had the most amazing experience as a volunteer, running with a fantastic organisation, helping children less fortunate than some,... Read more

Steptember Team Winners!

13 Oct 2017
Well done team Medifab! For stepping a target 10,000 steps a day, a total of $2,053.50 has been raised for Cerebral Palsy, and overall steps total 9,547,193 through Medifab Steptember efforts! Throughout September 2017, 38 Medifab participants made up 10 Steptember teams to fundraise for the... Read more

Medifab at Rehacare - the International Expo 2017

11 Oct 2017
Last week Medifab exhibited our New Zealand manufactured products, the Shuttle Discovery and Spex Wheelchair Seating at Rehacare; the international rehab expo in Düsseldorf, Germany.    View our German Rehacare Overview:    Didn't make it to Germany? Or would you like further demonstration of... Read more

A Fresh Look for Medifab

26 Sep 2017
In the coming weeks we’ll be launching a fresh look and feel for both our corporate brand, and Spex. The new brand work is the result of a lot of hard work by a lot of talented people, and is a reflection of Medifab’s position as a leading Australasian manufacturer and supplier of clinical... Read more

New Zealand Spinal Trust - National Appeal

21 Sep 2017
During the month of September the New Zealand Spinal Trust are conducting their first ever National Appeal.  It only takes a second. To lose the ability to feel warm sand between your toes. To lose the ability to walk up the front steps to your friend’s home. To throw your child in the air and... Read more