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The End of Cheques

May 18, 2021 | Education, Funding

Due to the costs of processing cheques and the decline in use, many New Zealand banks are going cheque free. Meaning that any cheques written could be declined by the banks and that depositing cheques over the counter into your […]


Lie down for life – Pharmac petition

April 21, 2021 | Advocacy, Funding, Uncategorised

On Wednesday 12th May at 12:30 pm representatives of Patient Voice Aotearoa will be presenting the ‘Sign for Life’ petition to Parliament. This Petition is calling for a reform of Pharmac and doubling the budget Pharmac currently receives immediately, with […]


2020 Mastering Mountains grant recipient

February 1, 2021 | Funding, Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships

MSNZ and Mastering Mountains are delighted to announce the latest recipient of the Mastering Mountains grant as Katy Glenie. Katy was diagnosed in October 2019, but has had MS symptoms and two other attacks over the last 15 years. She […]


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 […]