Thank you for your interest, time and valuable assistance in helping us with this survey.  

The information you provide will help inform the massage profession, massage educators and other health professionals about how massage therapists work in New Zealand and what those trained in the profession see as important for the ongoing direction of the industry. This survey is approved by Southern Institute of Technology Human Research Ethics Committee. 
Please continue if you hold a NZQA massage qualification or equivalent regardless of whether you are presently working as a massage therapist.  If you do not meet this inclusion criteria, please do not complete the survey. 

Please answer the survey from the position of 1st March 2020 without considerations of the Covid 19 situation. 

In continuing with this survey, you are giving your consent for this information to be included in the study about demographics, practice patterns, workforce and to contribute to the snapshot of the direction of massage within New Zealand. 

There are no correct answers. This questionnaire is completely anonymous. 

The results will be reported as group data and will not be traceable to an individual. This is confidential and will not be passed onto a third party. 

You do not need to complete the survey or answer every question. 

The estimated time to complete this survey is 40 minutes. You can take a break and easily return back to it.

If you have any queries regarding this form, please do not hesitate to contact us via link provided in the invitation.  

Most questions will ask you to select an option by clicking on the most accurate answer for your situation. 

Some questions will allow for you to select more than one answer.

Some questions use a slide that you can drag the button along to the score you would like.

Many answers will provide a space to fill in your specific detail.