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Motor Neurone Disease NZ is the only charity focused on improving quality of life, funding research and campaigning for people affected by motor neurone disease (MND) in New Zealand.

Here for you

Motor Neurone Disease NZ is the only charity focused on improving quality of life, funding research and campaigning for people affected by motor neurone disease (MND) in New Zealand.

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We're here to support you

Our charity was built on the ethos of helping people affected by motor neurone disease – it’s the cornerstone of all that we do. If you or a loved one has motor neurone disease, we’re here for you.

Join the adventure of a lifetime

Embark on an unforgettable journey while making a difference for people affected by motor neurone disease.

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Norm Hewitt dies: Former All Black, Dancing with the Stars winner loses battle with motor neurone disease

Kua hina he totara i te waonui a TaneA mighty totara has fallen in the forest of…

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Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? PLUS save $400

Are you ready to conquer Mt Kilimanjaro? This is your chance to embark on an unforgettable journey…

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Come Together 2024 – Charity Auction

What could be better than watching supergroup Come Together perform Led Zeppelin IV live in full? Knowing…

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Crowe Family Cuppa tea and Ice Bucket Challenge

As part of our action Month, the Crowe family held a Cuppa Tea and an Ice Bucket…

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We're growing our support with your help

We're growing our support! 💙 Motor Neurone Disease NZ was built on the ethos of helping people…

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Support for those living with motor neurone disease

When retired vet Jonathan Spencer found out in 2021 he had motor neurone disease, it was like being hit with a sledgehammer.

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Interview: Meet the new Support Advisor

We are delighted to share that Rachel Woodworth has recently joined MND NZ as a Support Advisor…

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Global MND/ALS Awareness Day 

Today is Global MND/ALS Awareness Day 💙🌏 Every year we acknowledge Global MND Day on 21 June, as…

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This Friday! Get ice bucketed by the Wahs for MND

Join us on June 21st at 1 PM at Go Media Stadium for a special event supporting…

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Your support powers our work. Please donate generously.

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  • help make time count for people with MND and their loved ones by providing personalised, compassionate, and practical help through community-based support advisors.

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  • advocate for equitable care, timely access to essential equipment, home modifications, and support systems for improved quality of life - regardless of where you live.

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  • support scientists to research and better understand the complexities of MND, so that truly effective treatments can be developed, and ultimately, a cure can be found.

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