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Meningitis Trust To Close

Friday, 30 November 2007, 12:50 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

A charity dedicated to raising awareness of meningitis and supporting people affected by this dreadful disease is closing down its operations in New Zealand after six successful years. More >>

Meningitis Trust $30 cut

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 2:53 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Always wanted to have your hair cut by one of Auckland's top hair stylists but couldn't justify the $? Now is your chance! For just $30, all of which goes to charity, you can indulge in a fabulous new hair style. More >>

Support out there for meningitis victims

Friday, 27 July 2007, 12:27 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Meningitis is every parent's worst nightmare. Once again it has struck our most vulnerable and no one knows where or whom it will strike next. Five children have been diagnosed with the deadly infection and are currently in hospital in Wellington. More >>

Meningitis Awareness Week June 1-8, 2007

Wednesday, 30 May 2007, 10:41 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

"One in five victims is adult" Figures suggest that one in five people that get meningitis is an adult* yet most adults don't even know they are at risk! Now the Meningitis Trust is determined to end the myth that meningitis only affects ... More >>

Meningitis Awareness Week June 1-8, 2007

Wednesday, 30 May 2007, 10:27 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Mark Greenstreet suffered from meningococcal disease as an adult and is now sharing his story to raise awareness for this campaign. He is available to talk with your company, community or sports group. More >>

Pneumococcal vaccine gets green light

Sunday, 6 May 2007, 2:22 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

PRESS RELEASE Sunday, May 6, 2007 Pneumococcal vaccine gets green light Year-long campaign comes to fruition The Meningitis Trust is pleased to announce that, after 12-months of hard work, the Ministry of Health has agreed to make a life-saving vaccine ... More >>

Tragic Death Highlights Need for Vaccine

Tuesday, 20 February 2007, 11:08 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

The tragic death of Auckland woman Martina Matic-Kennar highlights the need for New Zealand to make a life-saving vaccine available to all families, says Meningitis Trust general manager Fiona Colbert. More >>

All Black Waddles For Life

Monday, 15 January 2007, 12:40 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

TWO-TIMES meninigits survivor, All Black Troy Flavell has gone quackers for a good cause! More >>

Meningitis Trust supports MoH immunisation ad

Friday, 10 November 2006, 5:08 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Screaming headlines and mass hysteria created by a television documentary and a handful of misinformed campaigners has led the government to take out a full page ad in today’s press in support of immunisations, in particlular of the meningococcal B vaccination ... More >>

Will rally be "too political"?

Tuesday, 17 October 2006, 2:08 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Will the meningitis trust be accused of being too politically active when it marches through the streets of Wellington tomorrow? . The Trust together with mums, dads and concerned citizens will march to the lawns of the Beehive in Wellington pleading ... More >>

How many more of our kids have to die?

Monday, 16 October 2006, 10:57 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

PRESS RELEASE Sunday, October 15 How many more of our kids have to die from a preventable disease? More >>

Trust continues campaign against the hidden killer

Monday, 25 September 2006, 11:30 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Meningitis Trust General Manager, Fiona Colbert agrees with Professor Cameron Grant quoted as saying that Pneumonia, New Zealand’s hidden killer certainly has a low profile considering its outcomes. More >>

Trust continues campaign against the hidden killer

Saturday, 23 September 2006, 3:05 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Meningitis Trust continues campaign against the hidden killer Meningitis Trust General Manager, Fiona Colbert agrees with Professor Cameron Grant quoted as saying that Pneumonia, New Zealand's hidden killer certainly has a low profile considering its ... More >>

Support out there for meningitis victims

Friday, 11 August 2006, 2:16 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Meningitis is every parent’s worst nightmare. The disease has struck again, this time claiming the life of an innocent Waikato child. And no one knows where or whom it will strike next. More >>

Support out there for meningitis victims

Friday, 11 August 2006, 1:40 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Meningitis is every parent’s worst nightmare. The disease has struck again, this time claiming the life of an innocent Waikato child. More >>

Grieving mum leads march on parliament

Monday, 24 July 2006, 1:45 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

When grieving mum Nicole Edgerton turns up at Parliament on Wednesday it will be difficult for politicians to ignore her plea to give other parents the chance she never had for her baby girl to be protected from the deadly pneumococcal disease. ... More >>

Access To Life Saving Pneumococcal Vaccine

Thursday, 6 July 2006, 10:27 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

The Meningitis Trust today repeated its call for the Government to ensure all children had access to the potentially life saving pneumococcal (pronounced new-mo-cockle) vaccine after learning it was now available to the private market. More >>

Meningitis Trust launches new educational DVD

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 2:12 pm | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Children in New Zealand continue to remain at risk of contracting life threatening forms of meningitis. Awareness and vigilance of this disease remains vital – we cannot afford to be complacent. The fight must still continue. More >>

Meningitis Trust launches new DVD

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 10:23 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Meningitis Trust launches new DVD Children in New Zealand continue to remain at risk of contracting life threatening forms of meningitis. Awareness and vigilance of this disease remains vital – we cannot afford to be complacent. The fight must ... More >>

Meningitis Trust launches new educational DVD

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 10:09 am | National Meningitis Trust of NZ

Children in New Zealand continue to remain at risk of contracting life threatening forms of meningitis. Awareness and vigilance of this disease remains vital – we cannot afford to be complacent. The fight must still continue. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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