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The Seymour family story – ‘not just me’

David Seymour is living with MND and reflects on the vital role of his family and impacts on them. My family and I have been grappling with the devastation caused...
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MND Awareness Month- Going for a walk

Sometimes it’s the simple pleasure in life that are the most enjoyable. For people living with MND, everyday things like going for a walk can be a challenge. To help...
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COVID-19 Alert Level Two – what you need to know

Tomorrow New Zealand moves to Alert Level Two. It has been a long and challenging journey, so the easing of restrictions will be a relief to many, but the golden...
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Ministry of Social Development makes temporary changes as part of COVID-19 response

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has made some temporary changes to document requirements as part of the COVID-19 response. The changes are helping to make things easier for people...
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COVID-19 Alert Level 3 – what you need to know

On Tuesday 28th April, New Zealand will wake up to Alert Level 3. If you’re wondering what this means as someone with an increased risk, we’ll step you through the...
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Tips to help you get through the COVID-19 lockdown

There's no doubt that things are pretty challenging for most people at the moment. With any luck, we're nearly halfway through the lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19. Adapting...
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We need your help – MND doesn’t stop and neither will we

As New Zealand enters this unpredictable and unsettling period of national lock-down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our minds and hearts are with the individuals and families currently living with...
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Important update about COVID-19

  UPDATED 30th March: we now have a dedicated COVID-19 page where you can access up to date information relevant to the Alert Level 4 Lockdown situation. Click here to...
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The end of the tax year is almost here, and we’re excited!

No, we haven’t lost our minds, there really is a plus side to the end of the tax year. Read on to discover what it is! MND New Zealand is...
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science – introducing Paige & Serey!

Today, Tuesday 11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Implemented by the United Nations in 2015, the day celebrates the vital role women play in Science...
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Emirates Team New Zealand launches Te Kāhu – featuring our logo!

Emirates Team New Zealand's newest boat Te Kāhu, meaning 'The Hawk' was rolled out of the shed last week and christened by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. On Tuesday, Te Kāhu took...
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Changes to Funded Family Care

Yesterday the Government announced changes to Funded Family Care, designed to make things more equitable. Here's a brief overview of what's changing: From 14 April 2020, pay rates for family...