By Lina | 05/07/2023

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…

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MS & Parkinson’s New Year Update

By Lina | 17/01/2023

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…


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

By Lina | 03/12/2022

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)…

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Summer Newsletter

By Lina | 03/12/2022

Check out all the latest news at MS & Parkinsons Canterbury in our latest summer newsletter

Exercise Co-ordinator

By Lina | 17/11/2022

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…

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Parkinson’s, MS and Sleep Disorders

By MS Admin | 11/12/2020

By Charlotte Ackroyd Recently, I was watching an episode of The West Wing, in which the President (played by Martin Sheen) has relapsing-remitting MS. The President complains of not being…

Member Update

By Lina | 25/11/2020

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…

Oceans of Hope 2021

By Lance Hastie | 16/11/2020

Oceans of Hope are still taking sign ups for 2021! The team is once again setting sail from Auckland on 5th April 2021 to the 9th April on Steinlager 2.…

Contact Tracing Without A Smart Phone

By Lina | 09/09/2020

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…

Street Appeal 2020

By Lina | 08/09/2020

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…