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Disney issues seizure warning about 'Incredibles 2'

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 2:11 pm | Epilepsy NZ

The Incredibles 2 movie opens in NZ today. If you're thinking of taking the family to it please be aware before booking that the film contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect viewers with PHOTOSENSITIVE epilepsy. More >>

Award Winning Artist to present one-night exhibition

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:43 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Award Winning New Zealand Artist to present one-night exhibition in Hamilton. Hamilton, Waikato - The University of Waikato is delighted to present in collaboration with Award Winning Artist Yaniv Janson, an art for charity event supporting Epilepsy New ... More >>

Invitation to celebrate International Epilepsy Day

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 1:09 pm | Epilepsy NZ

International Epilepsy Day is a special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 120 countries each year. Every year, people join together to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by epilepsy, their families and carers. More >>

Paint the Town Purple on Purple Day, 26 March

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 2:50 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Purple Day is a grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On 26 March people from around the globe are asked to wear purple and spread the word about epilepsy. More >>

Epilepsy NZ’s Huge Purple Day Challenge!

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 2:48 pm | Epilepsy NZ

26 March is International Purple Day for epilepsy, and Epilepsy New Zealand is doing its bit to ensure the day is celebrated proudly for all those with the condition, an estimated 90,000 people in New Zealand. More >>

New Epilepsy Specialist Appointed

Friday, 24 January 2014, 1:54 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand, the national epilepsy organisation of New Zealand, is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Williams as the new Information and Support Specialist for the North Shore, Rodney and Waitemata areas. More >>

ENZ Welcomes New Epilepsy Specialist to Canterbury

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 4:01 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Lee McLeod as the new Epilepsy Information and Support Specialist for the Canterbury/West Coast area, based in Christchurch. More >>

Hollywood Celebrities Join Epilepsy NZ

Friday, 1 November 2013, 4:11 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Get ready! It’s here…November is talk about it month! ‘Talk About It!’ is Epilepsy New Zealand’s national campaign dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy. More >>

Recent Earthquake Affects Epilepsy NZ’s Nelson Office

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 3:33 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand’s Nelson/Marlborough office has been closed due to damage caused by the earthquake felt in Nelson/Wellington last month. The office, located at the Community Group Centre on Halifax Road, Nelson, is set to be demolished and ... More >>

Epilepsy New Zealand Makes New Appointment for Waikato

Monday, 10 June 2013, 2:24 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand, the country’s largest specialist epilepsy service provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Annette Stott as the new service representative for the Waikato/Coromandel area, based in Hamilton. More >>

Z Energy Helps Epilepsy New Zealand Do ‘Good in the Hood’!

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 3:51 pm | Epilepsy NZ

On Monday April 22nd, two of Epilepsy New Zealand’s Auckland Central and North Shore based Field Officers, Sasha Clarkson and Bridget Watson, visited Z Greville Road, Albany to receive $510 through the Z Energy ‘Good in the Hood’ community ... More >>

Obituary: Dr Michael Hills

Friday, 3 May 2013, 12:25 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand is deeply saddened to announce that friend, colleague, board member, life member, and loyal supporter, Dr Mike Hills, passed away suddenly on Wednesday 1 May 2013. More >>

Be Purple And Proud For Epilepsy

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 9:21 am | Epilepsy NZ

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Be Purple And Proud For Epilepsy 26 March is International Purple Day for epilepsy, and Epilepsy New Zealand is doing its bit to ensure the day is celebrated proudly for all those with the condition, an estimated ... More >>

Be Purple And Proud for Epilepsy

Monday, 18 February 2013, 4:36 pm | Epilepsy NZ

26 March is International Purple Day for epilepsy, and Epilepsy New Zealand is doing its bit to ensure the day is celebrated proudly for all those with the condition, an estimated 90,000 people in New Zealand. More >>

Hollywood Celebrities Support Epilepsy NZ's New Campaign

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 11:04 am | Epilepsy NZ

Three well known Hollywood celebrities, Hugh Laurie, Jack Black and Harrison Ford, have put their weight behind Epilepsy New Zealand’s Talk About It! Campaign, appearing on television adverts throughout November and early December, asking everybody to ... More >>

Epilepsy NZ Appoints National Pacific Health Manager

Monday, 21 May 2012, 3:05 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand, the country’s largest epilepsy service provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Susan Ravelich, as national Pacific Health Manager. More >>

Irishman Cycling New Zealand for Epilepsy!

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 9:48 am | Epilepsy NZ

Simon Hutchinson: Irishman Cycling New Zealand for Epilepsy! Simon Hutchinson has been undertaking an epic challenge this year – all in the name of a cause that is very close to his heart. Simon has been cycling across the world to help raise ... More >>

New Zealand Turns Purple for Epilepsy

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 12:53 pm | Epilepsy NZ

26 March is International Purple Day for epilepsy, and Epilepsy New Zealand is doing its bit to ensure it celebrates that day proudly for all those with the condition – an estimated 90,000 people in New Zealand. More >>

Epilepsy Research Underway in the Islands

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 12:16 pm | Epilepsy NZ

Epilepsy New Zealand today announced that it had received funding from the IBE (International Bureau for Epilepsy), the world governing body for epilepsy based in Europe, to conduct research in the Pacific Island region in 2012, to ascertain the services available ... More >>

Epilepsy NZ Secures International Purple Day Partnership

Friday, 18 November 2011, 10:35 am | Epilepsy NZ

International Purple Day organisers recently announced that Epilepsy New Zealand will be the sole Official New Zealand Partner for Purple Day. Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy. More >>

 

 

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