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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.

June is MND Action Month

Sign up to take on the iconic MND Ice Bucket Challenge, or host a Cuppa Tea for MND and help raise awareness and funds for MND.

News & events

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June 15: National MND sausage sizzle with Bunnings

As part of MND Action Month, Motor Neurone Disease NZ is teaming up with Bunnings for a…

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June 21: Kristy Renee x One NZ Warriors Ice Bucket Challenge

When Kristy’s dad Kendall was diagnosed with MND in November 2019, it came as a shock to…

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Kiwi man's mission to hand-deliver post in memory of dad

It's not all hot tea and ice buckets this June! Earlier today Taranaki-born Jon Beardmore was interviewed…

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MND NZ appoints Mark Leggett as Chief Executive

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Leggett to the permanent role of Chief…

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Dr Emma Scotter: MNZM for services to MND

We are thrilled Dr Emma Scotter has been appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of…

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June 11: Taranaki Cathedral’s Good Café supporting MND

THE GOOD CAFE (formerly the Community Cafe) is a vibrant hub of hospitality and delicious breakfast every…

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Donate today

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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