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

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What could be better than watching supergroup Come Together perform Led Zeppelin IV live in full? Knowing that the price of your ticket is a donation towards the vital work of Motor Neurone Disease NZ, the only charity focused on improving quality of life, funding research and campaigning for people affected by MND in New … Read more

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As part of our action Month, the Crowe family held a Cuppa Tea and an Ice Bucket challenge in memory of their husband and dad Ian, who passed away in December last year. The Lower Hutt family hosted 60 friends and family last Sunday, and included our own Moira Young, Support Advisor for the lower … 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

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We first introduced you to Darren Bidois in February, when he shared his story in the lead up to the Masters Games 2024. Darren’s family have been his biggest support on his journey with MND, and this year have organised an “Icing with a Warm Cuppa” fundraising event as part of MND Action Month. Here, … 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.