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The Good Service Project

December 17, 2019 | Advocacy, Education, Funding, Research

“Is it reasonable to wait four months for my neurology referral or MRI?” It’s a surprisingly common question, and that worries us. We regularly receive calls from distressed people experiencing multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms for the first time or in […]


The Cost of MS Study

December 17, 2019 | Advocacy, Education, Funding, Research, Uncategorised

New Zealanders with multiple sclerosis (MS) face undue restrictions to life-altering drug treatments and valuable social supports. The cost and consequences of this lack of access are enormous. We believe this needs to change. New Zealanders with MS need better […]


NEDTALKS – Important conversations about your brain

August 22, 2019 | Education, Event, Life with MS, Treatments

MS Taranaki NED TALKS on Brain Health: Time Matters Saturday 31st August, 10am to 3pm (lunch included) at Plymouth International (Quality Hotel), 220 Courtenay Street, New Plymouth. Hosted by Graham Walker, President MS Taranaki Inc with invited guests from the […]


Dorothy Newman Scholarship keeping people in employment

October 9, 2017 | Education, Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships, Support

Many people with MS experience difficulties managing work with their MS particularly at times of relapse or as their condition progresses. While for many simple changes in the work place might be all that is needed to assist someone to continue with […]


Multiple Sclerosis: Looking towards the future of MS treatments

September 18, 2017 | Advocacy, Education, Event, Treatments, Uncategorised

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological condition of the central nervous system affecting 4000 New Zealanders and with 134 new people being diagnosed each year. While the exact cause and cure of MS is currently unknown, there are treatments available, […]