Latest News

Educational lectures on the future of MS available now

December 7, 2017 | Research, Treatments, Uncategorised

As part of Multiple Sclerosis NZ’s 50th Anniversary, in October we held a lecture evening on the future of MS treatments. To watch lectures from two prominent speakers in their field, click on the lecture titles below: Stem Cell Transplantation […]


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 […]


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, […]


The current status of Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) in NZ

August 22, 2017 | Advocacy, Research, Treatments

Since the FDA in America approved Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) in March 2017 as a treatment for RRMS and PPMS there has been a lot of interest in seeing this be made available in NZ. MSNZ has reviewed the positive research, been in discussions […]