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We Need Goals: Getting Outside With MS

May 16, 2019 | Grants, Life with MS

My dreams about climbing were severely challenged shortly after I turned 21. One day, I unexpectedly found myself extraordinarily weak, fatigued, and unwell. I became increasingly incapacitated and eventually became dependant on a motorised chair to get me around. Four […]


Oceans of Hope once again challenging preconceptions about MS

April 6, 2019 | Event, Life with MS, Uncategorised

We are excited to announce that Oceans of Hope UK are coming to New Zealand once again to take a crew of people with MS on their most testing Challenge to date.  MSNZ are proud to be working alongside Oceans […]


MSNZs position on Stem Cell Transplantation

November 9, 2017 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Research, Treatments

Following TVNZs Sunday programme last night on people with multiple sclerosis seeking stem cell transplantation overseas for their MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) confirms its support for the use of this treatment within a clinical trial […]


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 […]


Drastic under-resourcing of DHB neurology services means NZ is falling well short of internationally-approved standards of care for people with multiple sclerosis

August 22, 2017 | Advocacy, Life with MS

Media release 6 July 2017   The Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) is extremely concerned about the negative impact of the current shortage of neurologists and multiple sclerosis (MS) nurses in DHBs around New Zealand. “The shortage of […]