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Parkinson’s New Zealand Together Online, Globally, But Remaining In A Bubble

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 5:18 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

While many parts of the world are in lockdown and Kiwis are isolating within their own bubbles, over 5,500 people from over 76 countries will meet online for the largest Parkinson’s online conference from April 1-3. Running for three days, INSIGHT into ... More >>

Statement on the passing of Sir Peter Snell

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:29 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

Wellington, NZ : We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Sir Peter George Snell on December 12, 2019, at the age of 80 in Dallas, Texas. More >>

‘Walk in My Shoes’ for Parkinson’s New Zealand

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 3:10 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson’s New Zealand is encouraging people to ‘Walk in My Shoes’ for Parkinson’s Awareness Week 1-7 November. More >>

200 Years of Parkinson’s Is Too Long

Monday, 30 October 2017, 4:42 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

200 Years of Parkinson’s Is Too Long Parkinson’s New Zealand is encouraging people to join them for their Parkinson’s Awareness Week 1-7 November to raise awareness of Parkinson’s in the lives of over 10,000 New Zealanders. It’s been ... More >>

Parkinson’s NZ excited about Auckland research discovery

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:41 am | Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson’s New Zealand is excited about new evidence on how Parkinson’s spreads through the brain. More >>

World Parkinson Congress Portland, Oregon

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 9:12 am | Parkinson's New Zealand

Global recognition for New Zealand’s patient-centred service for people living with Parkinson’s 21 September 2016 More >>

Parkinson’s New Zealand start’s a challenging year

Friday, 8 January 2016, 2:15 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson’s New Zealand’s Board has appointed a new Chair. Murray Carey brings a wealth of experience from both the business and community and voluntary sectors. More >>

Parkinson’s NZ Supports Continence Awareness Campaign

Monday, 22 June 2015, 1:33 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson’s New Zealand supports this nationwide continence awareness campaign because it makes this awkward topic easier to talk about. More >>

Robin Williams: Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Friday, 14 November 2014, 11:56 am | Parkinson's New Zealand

In August it was revealed that actor Robin Williams had Parkinson’s. It has now been reported that Robyn Williams was living with a form of dementia (Dementia with Lewy Bodies or DLB). More >>

A complicated condition - living with Parkinsons

Monday, 3 November 2014, 12:46 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

This week is Parkinsons awareness week - looking back it was a walk through the city rose gardens one summer that gave me one of the first clear signals that I had Parkinsons. The roses were in full bloom. I had lost my sense of smell though the ... More >>

New Zealand short film wins second international award

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 10:34 am | Parkinson's New Zealand

Smaller' a short film by Aucklander Andy McDowell has won two prestige awards at the 2013 World Parkinson Congress in Montreal, Canada. The animated film is based on a poem Andy wrote when he was newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s. In a first for ... More >>

The many faces of Parkinson’s

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 5:29 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

The 1-7 November, 2011, is Parkinson’s Awareness Week which will be marked with a variety of events and activities around the country. Over 10,000 New Zealander’s live with Parkinson’s. Kathy Jenkins is one of them. What I like about the theme ... More >>

Students Make Film for Parkinson’s New Zealand

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 3:46 pm | Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson's New Zealand was chosen by a group of Massey University Public Relations Students for their class project focusing on creating awareness and exposure for a not-for-profit. The students decided to make a film for Parkinson’s New Zealand. More >>