Children with arthritis come together at camp

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PHOTO GALLERY The 2019 Arthritis New Zealand Children’s Camp was a roaring success. Nearly 100 people attended the weekend-long event that took place from Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March in Matamata. The children discussed their challenges of...

Accessible packaging – some good news

Arthritis New Zealand and Packaging New Zealand have joined forces to establish guidelines for accessible packaging in New Zealand. These guidelines provide practical design advice to address the problems that many people face when opening ordinary everyday products...

Children’s Camp to have record number of people

The Arthritis New Zealand Children’s Camp will take place from Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March in Matamata. This will be the charity’s ninth consecutive annual Children’s Camp and a record high of nearly 100 people will attend.   TP Moananu (third from left) and...

Emma’s journey with arthritis

  “You don’t realise how much you need to use your hands until they are affected by arthritis.” Emma is one of over 100,000 New Zealanders with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a diagnosis she received at age 21. Emma Ward “I was sitting an exam at university,” she...

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