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Student Volunteer Week: Maria Kerstens

For Student Volunteer Week, we chose to highlight the work of Maria Kerstens who has been volunteering in our Wellington office since December 2018. Maria is a student at Victoria University and wanted to use her summer break productively. She contacted us in November...

Volunteer update – February 2019

We waved goodbye to summer last week and were greeted instead by some fairly ominous clouds on our way to Whanganui. Thankfully David, Liz, and a handful of others from the Whanganui Support Group were there to shelter alongside us in the Mitre 10 café. We heard their...

Cycle Forward launches cycling programme in Whanganui

On Wednesday, 20 February 2019, Whanganui District Council and Arthritis New Zealand launched the national pilot of the Cycle Forward programme, which aims to get people with arthritis into cycling. Philip Kearney, Arthritis New Zealand Chief Executive, says, “We were...

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