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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 ...

Student Volunteer Week: Maria Kerstens

For Student Volunteer Week, we chose to highlight the work of Maria Kerstens who has been volunteering in our ...

World awareness day for young people with arthritis – No New Zealand figures available

Monday, 18 March 2019 is world awareness day for young people with arthritis. To do that, we introduce you to ...

Kylie Frost takes on Ironman 2019

2019 Ironman Dreams - Kylie Frost won't let Ankylosing Spondylitis get in the way When I first said 3 years ago I ...

Each day we face our storms

It’s been such a frenetic year so far, and through circumstances outside the fence, this person has had to deal with so much so soon, with no backup, and no one to turn to...

Volunteer update – February 2019

We waved goodbye to summer last week and were greeted instead by some fairly ominous clouds on our way to ...

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