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Volunteering for an Arthritis Support Group

Volunteering for an Arthritis Support Group

Support groups are reliant on the dedication of volunteers to be a focal point for arthritis support in their town. Get involved with your local group.
Meet Katy – National Volunteer Week

Meet Katy – National Volunteer Week

Katy McDermott has been an office volunteer in our Wellington office since September 2012. Katy was referred to us ...

Change of scenery

Keeping it positive has been tad tougher with all the extra activities in this person's life. Having the headspace ...

The Arthritis New Zealand 2019-2020 Entertainment Book is here!

Buy now and start saving - with the Arthritis New Zealand entertainment book. This book is your guide to the most ...

I can’t cure my arthritis but I can control my choices

I can’t cure my arthritis but I can control my choices. Having tried many things in attempts to cure my arthritis, the best thing for me was doing nothing specific. It was an overall lifestyle change.

Learning to pace the hobbies

“Use a knife.” “No, use a towel!”” “No, just hit the edge of it against the bench top.” My sister and I were ...

Loving the cool and freshness that autumn brings

The cooler temperatures herald the first visual signs, when Papatūānuku begins her show, it’s her in the spotlight,
Accessible Packaging Award highlights new focus on better packaging designs

Accessible Packaging Award highlights new focus on better packaging designs

The 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand had a new category this year – the Accessible Packaging Design Special Award
Successful charity golf tournament

Successful charity golf tournament

On 8 March 2019 a very successful charity golf tournament was held in Whangarei. Organised by Whangarei Lions, 24 ...
An update from the CE – April 2019

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 ...

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 ...

Urgent action plan needed to manage and treat increasing numbers of people affected by arthritis

A national strategy for the management and treatment of arthritis needs to be a priority for the Ministry of ...

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