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Meet Katy – National Volunteer Week

Katy McDermott has been an office volunteer in our Wellington office since September 2012. Katy was referred to us by Volunteer Wellington who had told her about a role we needed a volunteer for. The role was administration support for the regional coordinator on...

Successful charity golf tournament

On 8 March 2019 a very successful charity golf tournament was held in Whangarei. Organised by Whangarei Lions, 24 teams competed including a team from Arthritis New Zealand. The two recipient charities were Arthritis New Zealand and Alzheimer's and the day was a...

An update from the CE – April 2019

As our latest issue of Joint Support was being collated, we were preparing to make a presentation to the Health Select Committee at parliament on 10 April (Read article here). The Health Select Committee is a cross party group of MPs who consider all issues related to...

17-year-old tells what it’s like living with lupus

Tristan-Perry (TP) lives with a diagnosis of lupus – one of 140 types of arthritis. It’s an autoimmune condition which causes pain and swelling in joints and muscles. This year, TP was youth-leader at the Children’s Camp. Held annually, camp is much more than a chance...

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