The VCFS and 22q11 Foundation supports families and persons affected by VCFS or Deletion 22q11.
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Welcome to New Zealand

We are pleased to announce that New Zealand is now also represented by the VCFS22q11 Foundation!

22q at the Zoo - which zoo for you?

 Organized and developed by The International 22q11.2 Foundation, 22q at the Zoo! Worldwide...

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New Zealand VCFS 22q11 Foundation Information

Welcome to the VCFS 22q11 Foundation NZ page. This page has contacts and information specific to New Zealand.


North Island

South Island

We currently have vacancies for representatives across New Zealand.  If you are interested contact


Education/ Special Provisions

NZ public schools provide a range of support programs for students with a disability. If your child has special needs please make an appointment to talk with the principal as early as possible. The school can then help make arrangements for your child. Information is available from the Special Education Information Line on 0800 622 222.


22q at the Zoo on 17th May 2015

Auckland Zoo
Motion Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022
To be confirmed:
Christchurch Zoo

Too far for you to travel to?  Could you organise a gathering at your local zoo or wildlife centre - let us know!

The VCFS local reps are there to support you and provide information on the services available in your area. The representatives are all volunteers. These representatives are not medical professionals. The Reps are not intended to provide medical advice. The VCFS & 22q11 Foundation does not accept any responsibility for advice or information provided by the representatives. It is strongly recommended that persons wishing to use information supplied by the representatives first consult their medical practitioner.