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Ocrelizumab Funding Update

May 23, 2018 | Advocacy, Treatments

In May the minutes were released from PHARMACs Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee (PTAC) meeting held in February 2018. At this meeting applications for funding from Roche and supporting submissions from Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand (MSNZ) were reviewed calling for […]

A View From Why Not?

April 26, 2018 | Uncategorised

At MSNZ we are always excited to hear about the fundraising adventures of our supporters, but when we were first contacted by Simon Kerridge, we were truly astonished by his planned epic journey. On 30th April, Simon will start hiking […]

Bangers to Bluff: 10-21 April 2018

April 19, 2018 | Uncategorised

The Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay, in Auckland, recently traversed the country making make the long journey to Bluff in their annual fundraiser ‘Bangers to Bluff’. Every year competitors buy ‘Bangers’ (cheap cars under $2000) and drive on ‘roads […]

Mastering Mountains Expedition Grant Now Open

April 19, 2018 | Uncategorised

MSNZ is pleased to once again partner with the Mastering Mountains Trust to bring the new inaugural ‘Mastering Mountains Expedition Grant’. MSNZ and Mastering Mountains have a common goal to encourage people to challenge and push the limits of what […]

Need a helping hand up the employment ladder?

April 18, 2018 | Uncategorised

In the past many people were often told that they would need to stop working as their MS would progress to the point that it would be unmanageable. However advancements in the understanding of MS, effective treatments and developments in […]