There are a variety of ways that you might consider donating your time to support our work. For many volunteering is a way of giving back to an organisation that may have assisted them or a family member. For others it’s a ‘feel good’ factor knowing that they are making a difference. Whatever your motivation we would welcome you with open arms.

Our major event where we need every volunteer possible is our Annual Appeal. The week long activity culminates in a Street Day across the county and having communities out and about wearing our lovely orange colours, shaking buckets not only raises money but also awareness.

There are also on-going local activities that you may be interested in. These range from providing administrative support at an Arthritis New Zealand office, or assisting at events and expos across the country.

If you would like to talk to us about volunteering please call 0800 663 463 or email Isaac Parker at isaac.parker@arthritis.org.nz



Arthritis costs the economy $12.2 billion a year



48% of those with arthritis are of working age



Women are more affected by arthritis than men


People of any age can develop arthritis, including young children



Due to genetic factors, Gout Arthritis is prevalent in Maori and Pacific

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