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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 >>


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