We are a team of highly experienced physiotherapists focused on providing a comprehensive physiotherapy service returning you to your optimal function.  We aim to keep you active throughout the rehab process via accurate diagnosis, quality physiotherapy and activity modification.  We then follow through into sport or work specific training within Activ8 Northlands purpose designed facility.



We deal with….
  • ACC Claims
  • Private Treatments
  • Sports and Spinal Injury Management
  • Post-Operative Rehab
  • Dry Needling
  • Workplace Injury Rehab
  • Concussion Assessments and Rehab
  • Vestibular Assessments and Rehab
  • Biomechanical and postural assessment
Physio treatments and assessments

To get treatment from one of our physios, you do not need a referral. Jill and Shar can liaise with your doctor or refer onto an orthopaedic specialist if necessary. We have the ability to refer you for X-ray and ultrasound scans as appropriate. Our physiotherapy treatments vary depending on your injury and needs. This may include:

  • Manual therapy
  • Manipulative therapy
  • Dry Needling / Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Exercise prescription
  • Return to sport training / liaison with trainer or coach
  • Gym programmes

 We have a close link with the Activ8 personal trainers to optimise training and modify programme while recovering from injury.

Opening Hours:

Monday           8.30am – 5.00pm

Tuesday           8.30am – 5.00pm

Wednesday     8.30am – 5.00pm

Thursday         8.30am – 5.00pm

Friday              8.30am – 5.00pm


Contact Details:

Clinic Line:       09 955 1115

Email:             admin@activ8physio.co.nz


  • ACC session $30.00                       30 minutes
  • Private session $60.00                   30 minutes
  • Extended sessions by arrangement
  • We stock antiflamme, various tapes and rehab equipment
  • Braces ordered in on a case by case basis

Meet the Activ8 Physiotherapy team

Jill Hanmore BPhty 1997 (Otago)


Jill has over 20 years’ experience in musculoskeletal manual therapy working in clinics and alongside professional sports teams. Jill established Activ8 Physiotherapy 2014; her specialities include:

  • Manual Therapy
  • Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Concussion – assessment and rehabilitation – including treadmill testing
  • Vestibular Assessment and Rehab

Sharleen Ponga BPhty 2010 (Otago), BPhEd 2007

Physiotherapist/ Director

Shar has over 10 years’ experience with a strong focus on manual therapy, dry needling and exercise-based rehab marrying together her training in physical education and physiotherapy.

Shar specialities include:

  • Dry needling
  • Manual therapy
  • Exercise prescription and movement analysis