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31-Mar-2020

COVID-19 – Advice

COVID-19 – Advice
We here at MS Auckland alongside our Pandemic committee are dedicated to keep you up-to-date on the latest information regarding COVID-19, which we hope you find useful. One of the big stresses with this pandemic is supermarket shopping, to help alleviate this stress, Countdown have initiated a Priority Assistance Programme, allowing extra availability of delivery options for those in ... Read more
23-Mar-2020

Latest advice on COVID-19 level 2

Latest advice on COVID-19 level 2
Alert level 2 - advice for people with Multiple Sclerosis Level 2 COVID-19 Read more
17-Mar-2020

COVID-19 latest news on Support Groups and Hydrotherapy

COVID-19 latest news on Support Groups and Hydrotherapy
After reviewing advice given around COVID-19 and much contemplation MS Auckland has suspended our Hydrotherapy and Support Groups for the time being. We will be keeping in touch as the situation evolves. Any concerns, please get in touch with your Community Advisors. Read more
12-Mar-2020

COVID-19 – Advice for Patients

COVID-19 – Advice for Patients
  This information and advice has been put together by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists for patients with multiple sclerosis. Background Since December 2019 following cases emerging in and around Wuhan, China most regions of the world have now experienced cases of a novel respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus which has been identified as ... Read more
05-Mar-2020

Coronavirus

Coronavirus
  You will be aware of the evolving situation regarding COVID-19. We are following the Ministry of Health’s advice closely and we will continue to monitor the situation. For the latest advice, keep an eye out on the Ministry of Health’s website. If you have any concerns, please phone Healthline’s dedicated COVID-19 number 0800 358 5453         Read more
18-Oct-2019

Street Appeal 2019

Street Appeal 2019
Thank you to everyone that supported our Street Appeal this year.  It was a great success both raising funds and spreading awareness and so much fun was had in the process!     Read more
10-Sep-2019

Measles Outbreak for people with MS

Measles Outbreak for people with MS
Measles Outbreak Information for people with MS - As of today, Friday 6 September, there have been 881 confirmed cases of measles in Auckland and 1,059 across NZ. Vaccination is your best protection. However the MMR immunisation is a live attenuated vaccine and therefore for people with MS on a DMT, it is contraindicated. The Ministry of Health website’s advice for people over 50 is th... Read more
26-Jun-2019

Life Buoy 2019

Life Buoy 2019
WOW! Sunday, 5th May we hosted our annual Life Buoy 2019 fundraiser at the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron. The sun was shining, the atmosphere buzzing and everyone smiling - an incredible afternoon was had. Scotty Stevenson (no longer aka Sumo) once again volunteered to be our MC, being such a professional; he kept the afternoon running smoothly with his highly entertaining wit and style... Read more
17-Apr-2019

MS Auckland welcome our 2019 Committee Members

MS Auckland welcome our 2019 Committee Members
  Our Annual General Meeting was held on the 9th April 2019 where we welcomed newly elected members and thanked our retiring members for all their support. We thank our re-elected committee members for their support: Neil Woodhams (President) Jan Hollway (Vice President) Peter Wood (Treasurer) Amit Abhyankar Donald Bowie Judith Herbert Robert Irving Mauree... Read more
17-Apr-2019

Oceans of Hope Challenge New Zealand 2019

Oceans of Hope Challenge New Zealand 2019
WINNER OF BEST CRUISE 2017, SAILING TODAY MAGAZINE MONDAY 2ND DECEMBER – FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2019 Our aim is to bring people living with MS together for our most challenging sailing event so far. Whether you have sailed before or not, this is an opportunity not to be missed! We aim to overcome some of the challenges of MS, recapture identity, share experiences, make friends and work togeth... Read more

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