John and Lorraine Street have been married over 50 years and have three grown up daughters, Melanie, Louise and Philippa (Pip).
Their youngest daughter Pip, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis just before she got married in 1993. The family’s involvement with Multiple Sclerosis
Auckland has been a long one and spans 20 years. They have the utmost gratitude, appreciation and praise for the support offered by the Society over
the years and in particular the tireless support received from the Field Workers who have assisted Pip and her family during this time.
John has a background in the maritime industry and was honoured with a Member of New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for his contribution to all things Marine
in1996. He is still involved with many projects in the marine sector; his latest one is helping the Kiwi Gold Sailing Team Charitable Trust, two sailors
with MS who are aiming to sail at the Paralympics in Rio in 2016.
John and Lorraine are very involved in many sectors within their community and have been very active in trying to save the Volcanic Cones in Auckland from
development and other intrusion. They formed The Auckland Volcanic Cone Society. 15 years ago. John is the Chairman and Lorraine the Treasurer.
Lorraine is also involved with Red Cross and has been delivering Meals on Wheels for nearly 40years.
The Streets are extremely honoured to be Ambassadors of Multiple Sclerosis Auckland and will continue to help any way they can spreading the word as Ambassadors.