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Pirates for Parkinson's

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 4:27 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

On Sunday 20th September, Wellington will be home to one of 50 ‘Pirates for Parkinson's’ walks taking place around the world. Thirty people aged between 5 and 64 will be participating, and have so far raised over $2000 for Parkinson’s New Zealand. The ... More >>

SBS Bank gives back to a local non-profit group

Thursday, 23 July 2009, 12:28 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

It is great to see a NZ owned bank giving back to local community and the members of the Parkinsons Society want to say “Thank you Terri to you and your team of special people, not just for the relationship we have with the coffee and caring, ... More >>

Jordan Luck speaks out on Parkinson’s Disease

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 9:19 am | Parkinsons New Zealand

Kiwi pop legend Jordan Luck has become a special Ambassador for Parkinson’s New Zealand, the organisation that provides education, information and support for New Zealanders living with Parkinson’s. His mission is to lift public awareness of ... More >>

Poets Speak out for Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 28 May 2008, 12:11 am | Parkinsons New Zealand

In a show of support for Parkinson’s, six of New Zealand’s most well known and awarded poets will read a selection of their work at ‘Poetry for Parkinson’s’, to be held in Wellington in June. More >>

Special Awards for Parkinson’s NZ 25th Anniversary

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 2:06 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

Parkinson’s New Zealand is marking its 25th Anniversary on World Parkinson’s Day, Friday 11 April, with a special awards dinner in Wellington. More >>

Special Awards for Parkinson’s 25th Anniversary

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 10:05 am | Parkinsons New Zealand

Parkinson’s New Zealand is marking its 25th Anniversary on World Parkinson’s Day, Friday 11 April, with a special awards dinner in Wellington. More >>

Get it on Time for Parkinson’s Medication

Monday, 29 October 2007, 5:07 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

‘Get it on Time’ is the title of a campaign being launched by Parkinsons New Zealand. It will be the focus of Parkinson’s Awareness Week 1 – 7 November 2007. More >>

Parkinson’s affects anybody of any age

Friday, 27 October 2006, 10:48 am | Parkinsons New Zealand

It is important to not let Parkinson’s dictate how we live our lives and to remain positive, is the message Olympic champion John Walker is giving to New Zealanders living with young onset Parkinson’s disease. More >>

Parkinson’s Booklet Launch, Anybody, Any Age

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 4:30 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

Anybody, Any Age is the theme for this year’s Awareness Week ( 1 – 7 November) and as part of this Parkinsons New Zealand has produced a new booklet for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. More >>

Kapiti midwinter swim raises funds for Parkinsons

Monday, 19 June 2006, 1:37 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

Shaking like a jellyfish was all in a good cause for these supporters of Parkinsons New Zealand’s Kapiti-Horowhenua division. The seven (fool)hardy supporters were among the 70 people who took part in Sunday’s More FM Midwinter Swim at Waikanae beach. ... More >>

NZ drug begins trial for Parkinson’s disease

Friday, 26 May 2006, 10:06 am | Parkinsons New Zealand

AUCKLAND 25 May 2006: A New Zealand drug that pioneers a wholly new approach to treating Parkinson’s disease has been approved for a Phase II clinical trial to begin in May. More >>

Ali’s daughter helps out with Parkinson's week

Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 2:26 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

Having the world famous boxer Muhammad Ali as your father has made Rasheda Ali a fighter too. But she’s not fighting in the boxing ring, she’s fighting to raise understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the needs of over 4 million people worldwide living with ... More >>

Muhammad Ali’s daughter to visit Wellington

Friday, 14 October 2005, 2:52 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

The public will have a chance to meet Muhammad Ali’s daughter Rasheda when she visits Wellington in November. More >>

Poets speak out for Parkinson's

Friday, 12 November 2004, 12:50 am | Parkinsons New Zealand

"Shaking hands with Mr Parkinson's is the longest meeting," Glenn Colquhoun's moving imagery of the realities of living with Parkinson's was just one of the highlights of last night's Poetry for Parkinson's event held at the City Gallery in Wellington. More >>

Research shows exercise can slow Parkinson's

Wednesday, 3 November 2004, 3:54 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

Exciting new research findings from the United States backs up Parkinsons New Zealand's Awareness week theme Keep moving, Keep fit. More >>

Parkinsons New Zealand says Keep moving, keep fit

Thursday, 28 October 2004, 5:24 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

Keep moving, keep fit is the theme of Parkinson's Awareness week which runs from 1 to 7 November. More >>

Exercise important for people with Parkinson's

Thursday, 28 October 2004, 4:16 pm | Parkinsons New Zealand

We all know the importance of making exercise part of everyday living. For people with Parkinson's disease exercise is a strategic component, helping to improve body strength and muscle tone, and slowing the progression of the condition. As well as ... More >>