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Tonight’s screening of “Stewart” is more than just a movie night—it’s a tribute to the memory of Malcolm Abernethy and the fight against MND. Malcolm, who was diagnosed with MND in March 2021, was a passionate fan of the legendary racer Jackie Stewart. “In March 2023 we sadly lost a dad, grandad and husband,” the … Read more


When Serena’s brother Michael was diagnosed with MND on Valentine’s Day 2020 everything changed. He and his young family were living in Wellington, but soon moved back home to Invercargill to be close to family. Among all the bad news and uncertainty over the future, the one bright spot that Serena recalls is that the … Read more

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Thanks to the support from Fulton Hogan, we can offer a range of grants to help cover some of the costs associated with a diagnosis of MND. Fulton Hogan became sponsors of the fund in 2019, greatly enhancing the MND NZ support service. Our Regional Support Advisors work with families to navigate and access statutory … Read more

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The buzz of the crowd, quiet moments of remembrance, the hug of a stranger who gets it. Walk to Defeat MND community events are positive, powerful, colourful, and life-affirming. People from all walks of life find strength together, united by their experiences with MND, with the shared purpose of creating hope for others. Join us … Read more


💙 SEEKING VOLUNTEER ORGANISERS 💙 Walk to Defeat MND brings communities together to walk in honour, memory, and in support of people affected by motor neurone disease (MND) and raise awareness and much needed funds for research and support. Walks vary between 3-5km, they are powerchair and pushchair friendly, fun for kids, and the dogs … Read more

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Walk to Defeat MND is back this February! 👏 Walk to Defeat MND brings New Zealanders together to walk in honour, memory, and in support of people affected by motor neurone disease (MND), while raising awareness and much needed funds for support and research to help stop MND in its tracks. MND is a terminal … Read more

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Nominations for the David Oliver Beacon Award 2023 are open! The David Oliver Beacon Award is awarded annually, acknowledging, and celebrating those who have made a significant contribution to the MND community. The award is open to individuals, groups, and organisations that make positive contribution, improvement, or innovation in MND support or care. Dr David … Read more