Living Well with Parkinson’s

Due to scheduling conflicts, LWP will be on a Wednesday, starting on 1st April at 1pm – 3pm. Please let Anna know if you would like to attend:

Entertainment Book 2020

Get your new Entertainment Membership today to support MS & Parkinsons Society Canterbury and receive this year’s exclusive offers. Entertainment Memberships can start anytime and contain thousands of offers for dining, travel and fun family activities! Purchase in March and use the code NZGIFTME to receive a $10 Caltex StarCash Gift Card, and up to…

Upcoming Coffee Mornings in Feb/March

Tuesday 25th Feb, 2020 at Robert Harris, LincolnFriday 28th Feb, 2020 at The Old Vicarage, HalswellFriday 6th March, 2020 at Dux Dine, Riccarton All starting at 10.30am If you wish to attend, please RSVP to our Social Activities Co-ordinator, Lesley at

Living Well with Parkinson’s 2020 Dates

The course is held from 1 – 3pm for six weeks starting Tuesday 3rd March. It looks at informing anyone with or affected by Parkinson’s about the condition and how to look after your well-being. If you would like to attend, please contact our Parkinson’s Nurse, Anna: or (03) 366 2857 ext. 4

Yoga and Power of Dance Start Dates

A reminder that while most of our exercise classes are back for 2020, Power of Dance and Yoga haven’t yet resumed. Unfortunately, the dates in the Newsletter were misprinted. Power of Dance will resume 4th February 2020. Yoga will resume 11th February 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the office.

New Weekly Clinics

New weekly clinics with Anna Fraser, Parkinson’s nurse. Three appointments available on Wednesdays at 10am, 12 noon and 2pm. If you need to meet with Anna to discuss or ask anything Parkinson’s related, please contact Donna-Marie to book an appointment on (03) 366 2857 ext. 6.

Gym Fees Increasing 2020

Exercise class fees are going up to $8 a session from 1st January. For quite a long time, we’ve held the fees at the same price, absorbing cost increases. To continue classes we now need to increase the fees. We will continue to offer our concession cards and they are available from the office. The…

Christchurch-developed app set for international launch

Power of Rhythm in action 9 May 2019 Media release Christchurch-developed app set for international launch A new app developed in Christchurch aims to help people with Parkinson’s manage problems with walking and balance. Power of Rhythm (POR) will be launched internationally at the 5th World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto, Japan, later this month. It…