Northern Branch

Welcome to the Northern Branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Muscular Dystrophy Northern works alongside people with neuromuscular conditions and their families from Kaitaia to Taumarunui including the Bay of Plenty.

The branch provides advice, support and information, networking opportunities and a range of social events. Staff and volunteers organise a camp each year for members and their families, a Christmas party and provide information at seminars and exhibitions throughout the year.

Muscular Dystrophy Northern region relies on donations and grants  and has an ongoing fundraising programme in order to fund their services and activities they provide to their membership.

If you would like to donate or volunteer for Muscular Dystrophy Northern please contact the Office Manager, Denise Ganley denise@mdn.org.nz

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Northern Branch Newsletter

Click here to download the April 2016 Newsletter
Click here to download the February 2016 Newsletter
Click here to download the November 2015 Newsletter
Click here
to download the August 2015 Newsletter
Click here
to download May 2015 Newsletter
Click here
to download February 2015 Newsletter
Click here to download August 2014 Newsletter
Click here to download June 2014 Newsletter
Click here
to download April 2014 Newsletter
Click here
to download February 2014 Newsletter
Click here to download December 2013 Newsletter
Click here to download August 2013 Newsletter
Click here to download June 2013 Newsletter
  
  
Northern Branch Facebook Page

The Northern Branch now has a Facebook page which will have photos, events and lots more on it. If you would like to check it out, click here

 

MDN Family Camp at Ngaruawahia 2016

 

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Paradice Ice trip in January

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Members enjoying a day away from the heat in January at Paradice Ice, Avondale.

Auckland HOG:

Many thanks to our friends at Auckland HOG for their continued support.

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North Shore Coffee Group:

Meets on the last Wednesday of each month at various North Shore venues.

Hamilton Coffee Group:

Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10.30am at Impresso Cafe, Rototuna Shopping Centre, 44 Horsham Downs Rd.

South Auckland Coffee Group:

Dates for 2017 yet to be confirmed.

West Auckland Coffee Group:

Dates for 2017 yet to be confirmed.

Donations:

We welcome donations to help support our Fieldworker Service as we do not receive any government funding. Any donation of $5 or more is tax deductible and we will provide a receipt. Our account number is 12 3051 0415162 00. Please email Denise@mdn.org.nz if you need any further information.

AGM:

Our new committee for 2017 is: Chairperson - Trevor Jenkin, Treasurer - Andrea Clive, Secretary - Joy Jenkins, Committee members - Lew Pulman, Michael Schneider, Rebecca Poad, Corinne King.

Click here for the 2015 Chairperson Report

Halogen Courses:

We have the Waimon Young Leader's Grant to pay for any member to attend these courses in Auckland, Hamilton and Rotorua.

Please contact our office if you are interested.

National Young Leaders Days are annual events. The days aim to develop student leadership and be both inspirational and practical. Since 2001 over 80,000 students have attended throughout New Zealand.
The Objectives of NYLD are:

  • Empowerment
  • Positivity
  • Inspiration
  • Connection
  • Motivation
  • Education

NYLD is an initiative of Halogen Foundation, check out www.halogenfoundation.org

Scholarships are available for the National Young Leaders Days. Please contact Denise for more information.

Physical Address:

Lion Foundation House
3 William Laurie Place
Albany, North Shore City

Postal:

PO Box 300429, Albany, North Shore City, 0752

Email: support@mdn.org.nz   

Phone:  09 415 568209 415 5682 or freephone 0800 636 787.