Radio New Zealand 1 August 2016 | The national register would collect and record people's information throughout their lifetime after being first admitted to the Auckland or Christchurch specialist spinal services.

Between 130 and 180 people are diagnosed with spinal cord injuries each year in New Zealand.

Counties Manukau DHB, Canterbury DHBs and ACC would fund the register's creation and maintenance.

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Less than a minute to read Nicholas Harvey

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