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Tips on Stress and MS

January 7, 2020 | Life with MS, Support

I have multiple sclerosis (MS), and I know that when I get stressed, I feel more unwell. Stress makes MS symptoms worse in my own body. It is interesting to note that studies show that the better you cope with […]


Setting Sail on a Voyage of Hope

December 2, 2019 | Event, Life with MS

Media Release Auckand – Today (2 December) 40 people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) headed out onto the Hauraki Gulf, to prove that MS won’t stop them. Participating in the 2019 Oceans of Hope Challenge NZ, these adventurous people will hoist […]


Sam and Rachelle Inspire Others To Get Outdoors

November 27, 2019 | Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships, Uncategorised

Despite a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), Aucklanders Sam Smith and Rachelle Becker will redefine what’s possible with MS and to inspire others to pursue healthier lifestyles. Supporting their aspirations, Mastering Mountains Charitable Trust with Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand (MSNZ) […]


Ocrelizumab approved for funding

October 7, 2019 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Media Release – 7 October 2019 Hundreds with Multiple Sclerosis ‘Abandoned’ due to Pharmac Drug Access Criteria There’s concern that a Pharmac decision to fund the drug Ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for certain patients with multiple sclerosis from December 1st will still […]


Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week 15-21 September

September 14, 2019 | Event, Life with MS

Every year MSNZ runs a campaign to raise awareness nationally for MS as a chronic condition affecting New Zealanders and highlighting the needs of those living with the condition. This year our campaign is on My Story My Strength My […]