We are looking for a new Manager

we are hiring

We have an opportunity for an experienced Manager to take the next steps for our organisation as we focus on health and well-being within the Waitaha (Canterbury) communities and in collaboration with other neurological providers. Our Organisation The Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Trust is a charity dedicated to providing support, education, and services to people…

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MS & Parkinson’s New Year Update

typewriter with update written on paper

The Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Team welcome in 2023 and look forward to providing you with support and services over the year Exercise Programmes and classes: Our exercise classes and gym sessions have resumed for the year. Find the 2023 timetable here. Gym members who have completed 6 months are now entitled to a new assessment…

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Oceans of Hope 2021

Oceans of Hope are still taking sign ups for 2021! The team is once again setting sail from Auckland on 5th April 2021 to the 9th April on Steinlager 2. It’s a fantastic chance to do something totally different, that few people get the opportunity to do! There are only 22 places for people with…

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New MS research project at MS & Parkinson’s Canterbury

[one_third] [/one_third] Do you have Multiple Sclerosis (MS)? And are you in paid employment? We are looking for people with MS who are working or have stopped work in the last six months, to participate in a research project exploring the work experience of people with MS. It is hoped that by exploring this topic we…

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Nordic Walking group

10 – 11am every Friday in Hagley Park Sharron Emslie our former group leader resigned in early March. Sharron led our walkers for 5 years and we would like to say big thank you on behalf of all members of the Society for her efforts throughout these years. We would also like to congratulate Sharron…

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OCEANS OF HOPE – SAILING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW ZEALANDERS

Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand has been presented with a fantastic opportunity to offer people with MS in New Zealand. The Sailing Sclerosis project, Oceans of Hope (OOH), aims to change the perception of multiple sclerosis by showing what is possible when people with a chronic disease are empowered to conquer their individual challenges, by engaging…

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MOTOmed Viva-2 Light

Some of you may have recently received an email about our quest to raise funds for a MOTOmed Viva-2 Light, a new piece of equipment for the gym, cost is approximately $6,000. We are continuing our campaign to provide this unit, that is quite unusual and can’t be found at the local gym. However it is…

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Positive Ageing Expo

The Society will be exhibiting at the Positive Ageing Expo on Monday 29 September from 9.30am – 2.30pm at Papanui High School. Organised by Age Concern Canterbury in collaboration with Papanui High School to celebrate International Day of Older Persons, this is the eighth Expo and is set to be the biggest yet, with 115…

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MS+PD Launches New Website

Thanks to a generous grant from Four Winds Foundation, the Society has migrated from it’s old home on the Internet to this much more modern one! The previous website served us well for almost 10 years but changes in technology over this time have made it easier for small organisations to use online service much more effectively to communicate…

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