Taupō retiree and former nurse Sally Sims, who was diagnosed with MND in 2022, is hosting a charity auction with residents at Summerset Taupō to raise money for MND research. 👉 1pm at Summerset by the Lake, Taupō 👉 Saturday 26 August 👉 Everyone welcome Local community members and businesses have donated items ranging from … Read more

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Motor Neurone Disease NZ is the official charity partner for the NZ Masters Games, the largest and longest-running Masters multi-sport festival in New Zealand. The 35th annual Games will be hosted in Dunedin from 3-12 February 2024. Motor neurone disease (MND) is a fatal, rapidly progressing neurological disease that leaves people locked in a failing … Read more

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MND NZ Board member Estelle and her husband Geoff have run an annual charity bridge tournament for many years, helping to raise money and awareness for a wide range of causes dearest to the Royle Epsom Bridge Club members. “Because of the tightknit nature of the bridge playing community, bridge tournaments are an amazing way … Read more


Wow, what an incredible June YOU have helped create! Your support means the world to us. Here at Motor Neurone Disease NZ, we see firsthand the cruel blows and unfairness of an MND diagnosis on both the individual and those that love them. We also see the hope and strength you offer through Motor Neurone … Read more

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Join us Sunday 23 July on Waiheke Island, for a G&T for MND hosted by Waiheke Distilling Co! The team at this iconic boutique distillery have created a gorgeous blue cocktail to capture the essence of the MND cornflower blue logo and story as part of #MNDActionMonth. The unique cocktail is anchored on Waiheke Distilling … Read more

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June is the international awareness month for motor neurone disease. Awareness is great – but there is currently no truly effective treatment and no known cure for MND. We need to take action to change this. Things are at an exciting point in research, and we need to keep the momentum going with funding. We … Read more

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Walk 2 D’Feet MND is a volunteer organised and facilitated community event created to raise awareness and vital funds for MND. With a global pandemic overshadowing everything the future of these events being in person was uncertain at best. That is until we were joined by incredibly talented volunteers from Invercargill, the Hawke’s Bay, Palmerston … Read more


In 2022 Allan Bullot completed his now legendary Lord of the Rings inspired Witch King half marathon for Motor Neurone Disease NZ. Along the way he amazed beach goers while walking over 21 kms in a 3 metre tall 15 kilo Witch King of Angmar costume; all while raising over $10,000 for support, research and … Read more