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40 Seymour St, Blenheim
Call Us : (03) 577 8959

About Us

Blenheim Podiatry was established to provide high standards and affordable podiatry services for people in Marlborough. Established in 2007 as Wairau Podiatry, we now have a purpose built clinic in Blenheim and see patients from all over the Marlborough region. We are patient focused and demonstrate excellence in foot care. All our staff are highly skilled health professionals trained to deal with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Regular visits to Blenheim Podiatry can help prevent foot problems, alleviate pain and help keep you on your feet to lead an active lifestyle.

Matthew Franken

Matthew qualified as a Podiatrist in 2001 and has been practising Podiatry ever since. He has worked in Christchurch for 5 years, privately and publicly and then spent 2 years in a rural Australian hospital. Matthew and Kate moved to Blenheim in 2007, taking over the establish Wairau Podiatry, turning it into Blenheim Podiatry in April 2014. Matthew is a keen sports man and has a strong interest in biomechanics and orthotics, as well as nail surgery.

Matthew is currently completing his Podiatry NZ Sports Competencies course. This leads Blenheim Podiatry to being an accredited Sports Podiatry Clinic, the only one in Blenheim.

Kate Franken

Kate qualified as a Podiatrist in 2001. She works at Blenheim Podiatry, as well as doing a lot of Blenheim Podiatry’s work outside their clinic. Kate and Matthew have 2 young boys, who can often been seen (and heard around the clinic). Kate has always been self-employed as a Podiatrist, in Christchurch, Australia and now Blenheim.

Kate looks after the daily management of Blenheim Podiatry practice but loves when she is able to treat clients.

Alhana Clendon

Alhana qualified as a podiatrist in 2016. Alhana is a born and bred Cantabrian. She has settled in Blenheim and pleased to be back in the South Island. Alhana’s wants to give all her clients the best outcomes and minimise pain in everyday life.

Alhana has developed an understanding of the importance of foot health for each individual, and the significance of creating a patient-centred treatment plan to care for each client’s individual needs. She is experienced in treating many common foot injuries and conditions. Alhana assesses, treats and educates each person and cross-refers with general practitioners and other health professionals to formulate the best possible outcome for the patient. In her spare time Alhana enjoys hiking, reading, and travelling.


Courtney Fuller

Courtney has recently joined Blenheim Podiatry and she will be your first point of contact, from booking appointments to helping with any enquires you may have.
Her friendly face and welcoming manner is a true asset to Blenheim Podiatry and Courtney is enjoying the contact with a wide range of clients and variety of work.

Courtney offers a personal, warm and professional service to all of our clients. From making appointments, to completing client enrolment forms and organising everything in-between, she is without a doubt the glue that holds Blenheim Podiatry together, with a lovely smile!