We are looking for a Health and Well-being Advisor

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Are you, or have you been, a registered health professional?  Mō te tūnga | About the role  MSPC specialises in the support of people affected by Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s. Our organisation is looking for a Health & Wellbeing Adviser to provide accessible, evidence-based interventions to individuals and their whanau, enabling people to live well…

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Oceans of Hope

Oceans of Hope Challenge in Athens. The challenge was for two weeks, and I was on the second but on the Friday evening before we sailed MS Athens organised an event. The mayor attended along with Monika Christodoulou a well-known Greek singer who performed. we caught up with everyone from week 1 and was extra…

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An update on MS research by Dr Hamish Campbell When asked what excites Dr Hamish Campbell about the future of multiple sclerosis (MS) research, his eyes light up. “Remyelination,” he explains. “That, to me, does seem a bit like magic.” This was a hot topic of conversation throughout his recent presentation for MS & Parkinson’s…

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MS & Parkinson’s New Year Update

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The Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Team welcome in 2023 and look forward to providing you with support and services over the year Exercise Programmes and classes: Our exercise classes and gym sessions have resumed for the year. Find the 2023 timetable here. Gym members who have completed 6 months are now entitled to a new assessment…

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Your chance to get involved in a Parkinson’s Study.


The New Zealand Brain Research Institute (Christchurch) needs our help to fight Parkinson’s. We are a group of researchers based in Christchurch at the New Zealand Brain Research Institute (NZBRI) and University of Otago.   We invite you to participate in our research project entitled ‘New Zealand Parkinson’s Environment and Gene Study’ (NZPEGS).  The project…

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Exercise Co-ordinator

We are looking for an Exercise coordinator to join our team. Does this sound like you or do you know someone that would suit this position? Then have a look at the position description…

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Member Update

We are pleased to announce the appointment our new Executive Manager Karla Gunby who will be taking up the operational leadership and management of MS & Parkinson’s Canterbury from 11th January 2021. Karla Gunby comes to us with a broad range of skills in community development, funding and finance, facilitation and development of community programmes…

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Contact Tracing Without A Smart Phone

We know that many of our members don’t have smart phones that can utilise the Government’s Track and Trace App. However, we have found that Regional Public Health have come up with this contact tracing booklet. It seems like a small thing, but the more precautions we take, the safer we’ll be. The events of…

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Street Appeal 2020

Thank you so much to all our volunteers, helpers and donators who gave their time and money to help our Street Appeal be a success. Although we did have to scale back our efforts fairly considerably from previous years, we have noticed that people were still generous. We want to thank those sites that did…

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