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Volunteering to connect and help children and teens with arthritis

Volunteering to connect and help children and teens with arthritis

Volunteering and working with children and teens with arthritis is a special kind of volunteering role as it helps the youngsters understand and connect.
Volunteer to gain valuable work experience

Volunteer to gain valuable work experience

Our Fundraising Database Administrator* started off as a volunteer for Arthritis New Zealand, soon after having ...
IT company that helped reduce costs

IT company that helped reduce costs

Simon and David noticed a need for lower IT costs in the non-profit sector in New Zealand after they formed GoCloud 4 years ago with the mission to provide great IT services.
Digital superstar volunteers

Digital superstar volunteers

Meet Tessa, Hannah and Laura, the volunteers that help engage with our digital communities. In Hannah's words, ...
Why do our volunteers volunteer?

Why do our volunteers volunteer?

Regional Arthritis Support Groups have been active since we had regional offices all over New Zealand. Local support groups are wonderful, supportive places to meet others with Arthritis in your local community.
Volunteering – an essential part of fulfilling cultural responsibility

Volunteering – an essential part of fulfilling cultural responsibility

For many Māori, mahi aroha is carried out for the benefit of whanau and iwi, it is often seen as an essential part of fulfilling their cultural responsibility to the wider collective.
How to manage a flare-up caused by arthritis

How to manage a flare-up caused by arthritis

From time to time you may experience a flare-up when symptoms worsen. A flare-up can include an increase in pain, swelling, stiffness and reduced mobility.
Staying connected is essential to your well-being

Staying connected is essential to your well-being

The pandemic proved that staying connected online is an essential part of the future as it helps support our mental well-being.
Gout arthritis medication update – from Pharmac

Gout arthritis medication update – from Pharmac

This is an important announcement from Pharmac regarding gout arthritis medication. Benzbromarone is no longer available. Please contact your doctor.
Do you have trouble sleeping with arthritis?

Do you have trouble sleeping with arthritis?

Moe raruraru?Here are some tips for getting a good night's sleep:  1. Tips for a Good Night's SleepCheck ...
A hip joint buried in the garden… unearthed 5 years later

A hip joint buried in the garden… unearthed 5 years later

I am so pleased that I got to see what was causing me the pain and seeing exactly what arthritis looks like both in the flesh and under the flesh.
Room for improvement in the design of household products to meet the needs of people with arthritis

Room for improvement in the design of household products to meet the needs of people with arthritis

A survey to identify issues for people with disabilities in their households. There is room for improvement in the design of household products.

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