Norm Hewitt

Kua hina he totara i te waonui a TaneA mighty totara has fallen in the forest of Tane. We are deeply saddened that Norm Hewitt’s journey with MND has come to an end. Our thoughts are with his whanau, friends, and all those in the wider community who were touched by the great Norm Hewitt.  … Read more

Mt Kili

Are you ready to conquer Mt Kilimanjaro? This is your chance to embark on an unforgettable journey while making a difference for people affected by motor neurone disease. In 2025, we’ll embark on the Kilimanjaro Rongai route in Tanzania and reach the summit of 5,895m over nine days. Our Challenge Trek to Mt Kilimanjaro is a … Read more

Bunnings Te Rapa Landscape

We are absolutely delighted to share that Bunnings and our wonderful volunteers raised over $30,000 on Saturday. It has been such a privilege to work with the Bunnings staff and stores, and to meet so many people and hear so many stories of MND. Thank you for all your hard work to bring this to … Read more

Jon Beardmore Galapagos Postman on Breakfast

It’s not all hot tea and ice buckets this June! Earlier today Taranaki-born Jon Beardmore was interviewed on One Breakfast about his postman adventure in memory of his dad, who passed away from motor neurone disease 18 months ago. In what he calls “the Galapagos Postman Challenge”, Jon has taken 50 letters from an ancient … Read more

Taranaki Cathedral Breakfast

THE GOOD CAFE (formerly the Community Cafe) is a vibrant hub of hospitality and delicious breakfast every Tuesday morning, raising tens of thousands of dollars for various charitable projects. As part of MND Action Month, The Good Café will be raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease NZ on Tuesday, 11 June. “We cook a hot … Read more

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MND Action Month is back for 2024! Gather your workmates, your whānau, and your friends and let’s do whatever we can to make time count for people with motor neurone disease this June. When raising awareness about tough diseases, like MND, there’s no denying that conversation and connection go a long way. Recognizing this power … Read more

Gerald Patterson preparing for Bike USA

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.