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MS Information Review – We need your feedback!

April 12, 2021 | Advocacy, Education, Life with MS, Support

To live well with MS information is vitally important to understand and best manage your condition. Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand (MSNZ) is currently reviewing the resources we make available to New Zealanders impacted by MS. Please help us ensure the […]


Personal ‘Bangers to Bluff’ Crusade to Keep MS Patients Wheelchair-free

April 9, 2021 | Advocacy, Education, Event, Life with MS, Treatments

Media Release – For Immediate Release 8 April 2021   Personal ‘Bangers to Bluff’ Crusade to Keep MS Patients Wheelchair-free For most, the annual Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay ‘Bangers to Bluff’ event is a chance to drive from […]


Update: Ocrelizumab for Primary Progressive MS

April 9, 2021 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

At the November 2020 meeting of PHARMAC’s Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee (PTAC) further information was reviewed to support the application for funding of Ocrelizumab for Primary Progressive MS. At this meeting PTAC recommended listing with low priority and have requested […]


Continence NZ helpline and resources

March 31, 2021 | Life with MS, Support

Whether you are caring for someone with incontinence, or have questions about your own symptoms, Continence NZ can help. The Continence NZ helpline is available Monday to Friday on 0800 650 659. Their expert, Janet Thackray, answers your calls from 9am to […]


PHARMAC widens access to funded treatments for multiple sclerosis

February 12, 2021 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Media Release – 12 February 2021 – Released by PHARMAC PHARMAC announced today that it will be widening access to all funded multiple sclerosis treatments from 1 March. 1800 people with multiple sclerosis will be able to stay on their […]