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.

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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Mum & MND

Today, as we are celebrating mothers, we are thinking of those who lost their mums to MND, and those mothers walking the hard path of MND.

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Trio riding 5,150kms for motor neurone disease

On Saturday 18 May three New Zealand riders will embark on the cycling trip of a lifetime, traversing the USA, from San Francisco to New York, to raise $51,500 for MND research and support.

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New MND support group in Taranaki

After losing her mum to motor neurone disease, Jen Smart saw a need to support grieving families. 

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Auckland scientists celebrate MND breakthrough: Newshub interview with Dr Scotter

In the final instalment of Newshub’s three-part series on motor neurone disease, journalist Amanda Gillies spoke with…

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Call for data collection: Newshub interview with Paul

Ally Barton, once an active hiker and gym goer, was diagnosed with MND at just 34, one…

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First New Zealander on Tofersen: Newshub interview with Jimmy

This week TV3's Newshub shared a piece on Jimmy King, the first New Zealander with MND to…

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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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