Renew your Entertainment Book membership!

We are fundraising with Entertainment and 2019 memberships are about to expire! Purchase now and receive a $10 Countdown gift voucher for a single city or a $20 Countdown voucher for a multi city app. Your membership will last for 12 months from the day you purchase it, and as an added bonus you will…

Update – Our response at Level 2

Hello everyone We hope everyone enjoyed our ‘Bubble Update’ newsletter which came out a week ago. Level 2 gives our staff the great opportunity to be back working from our premises in Sir William Pickering Drive. We are not open for any visits from or to members just yet. Some people are very keen to…

Lockdown Staff Blog – Charlotte 2

With the end of Lockdown in sight and Mother’s Day this weekend, there’s plenty to be cheerful about. It helps that the weather has been rather spectacular the last few days too! Although it has been rather tough getting through these days, I always have my own little ray of sunshine. Even if a day…

Lockdown Staff Blog – Judy

Life has become simple in many respects. This suits me, although I’m not quite sure about other members in our bubble. They appear to be taking things in their stride though. My son asked just before lockdown if he and my granddaughter Olivia could come stay with us. She’s 7 years old and her mum…

Lockdown Staff Blog – Anna

Hi everyone, your friendly Parkinson’s nurse Anna Fraser here! I hope you’re all doing well in your bubble. Like others in the organisation I’m working from home alongside my hubby Tom. And, we have five teenage boys in the house all trying to continue their online schooling so it’s fair to say our rural internet…

Lockdown Staff Blogs – Charlotte

Hi everyone! This is Charlotte, the fundraising assistant, bringing you the next installment of our staff blog. I am currently at my home in Central Christchurch, with my husband and my two-and-a-half-year-old. I also, like many of you, have MS. I’ve made a little home office in our bedroom and take time – whenever I…

Lockdown Staff Blogs – Robin

Greetings everyone, this is Service Manager, Robin Furley. Our staff team is going to take turns with regular contributions to our page here. Yesterday was day one of our ‘work-cation’, and weather-wise it was a glorious late summer day. We are all working from home and we are thankful for the technology that allows us…

COVID 19 Lockdown

In accordance with the change in alert levels that has occurred over the weekend and today, all our physical services have been suspended.Please be assured, our staff, including our nurses and physios, will be in contact with all our members.If you had a home visit or physio assessment, this will be honoured, but it will…

COVID-19

Here is some info about COVID-19 as it relates to Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis. Our members may have already seen this. Parkinsons NZ COVID-19 advice for patients MSNZ COVID-19 advice for patients All efforts are being made to limit the spread of this virus and each of us has a part to play by following…

COVID-19 – Stay Safe

Following the announcement yesterday that COVID-19 is now officially considered to be a pandemic by the World Health Organization, we are sharing information and advice compiled by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists and published on the MSNZ website. Although it has been published by MSNZ, the advice is equally relevant to our…