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One for my wife

As someone with arthritis, I find it a tough ask to deal with my ‘self’, especially as this self is in constant ...

Our Manager of Awareness and Advocacy was on Breakfast TV

Our Manager of Awareness and Advocacy was on Breakfast TV Friday November 3rd talking about accessible ...

Free phone support in Waikato from Arthritis NZ

People with arthritis in the Waikato DHB area now have access to personalised telephone coaching from Arthritis New

Philip Kearney appointed as new CE

Our new CEO It is with great pleasure we announce the appointment of Philip Kearney as the Chief Executive Officer

Exercise classes in Christchurch

Are you living with arthritis? Try our exercise classes. Exercise is one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways ...

Kylie Frost: Dinner won’t cook itself, but how do I open all of the product packaging?

It is 6 o'clock at night and I have finally finished work for the day. I head to the fridge to check what I can ...

Elective surgery only one option for people with arthritis

Arthritis New Zealand says the increase in elective surgery announced by the Prime Minister today needs to be ...

Arthritis medications need funding too

Arthritis New Zealand today expressed concern that medications that are waiting for Pharmac funding could be ...

Dominic talks about having Ankylosing Spondylitis

While preparing for a live performance, a poet reflects on his losing battle with a degenerative bone ...

Help us with our ongoing campaigning for accessible packaging this election year

The ability to open packaging easily is an ongoing challenge for people with arthritis. We frequently have stories shared with us. It is clear that there are difficulties across a range of products and with different kinds of packaging. We know there are particular difficulties with tear open packaging, milk containers, medication and tight lids on jars.

2017: Time to speak up about arthritis during election year!

We are preparing for election year and asking all of our supporters to join us in working to make arthritis a major

Lupus: Finding a new normal

Imagine at 19 years of age being told you have Lupus. You may feel some relief that your years of pain and ...

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