What's Coming Up
Building for the Future - Neuromuscular Conference
Thursday 16 - Saturday 18 Bringing together people living
with a neuromuscular condition, researchers, clinicians, allied
health professionals and service providers from all over the world
Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park. Contact by email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: +612 98O9 2111 ext.
Click here to be
taken to the flyer. More information to come.
Rage against the Dying Light 2016 - an
Australasian fundraiser concert inspired by a MDA
Saturday 7th May 2016 at Churchills Live. Click here for
the event flyer and here for more information
about the concert.
DMD Research Information Evening
Come and hear local researchers talk about the experience of
children and young people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
receiving care in New Zealand.
6-8pm, Thursday 7th April
CCS Disability Action
14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland
RSVP to email@example.com
0800 800 337 option 4
For those unable to make the event, a webinar option may be
available. Details to follow.
MDA NZ AGM
This is being held in Wellington on Friday 15 April 2016. For
more information click here.
There is more information about nominations for vacant positions on
the National Council available here.
Wellington Branch AGM
This is being held at the Cossie Club, Upper Hutt on Sunday, 3rd
April at 2pm. All Welcome!
Brain Day 2016 is to be held at the University of Auckland's
Tāmaki Campus, 261 Morrin Road, St Johns, on Saturday
12th March 9 am - 3 pm. For more information click
Canterbury Branch AGM
Saturday 19th March at The Boardroom, Papanui Public Library,
1pm. Afternoon tea will be served at the conclusion. For more
information contact Eris on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 463
Northern Branch Camp 2016
4th - 6th March at Ngaruawahia Christian Camp. For more details
contact Denise on email@example.com or 0800 636 787.
Northern Branch AGM
Saturday 5th of March at Ngaruawahia Christian Camp. There is
more information including nomination forms here.
Monday 29th February at the Onehunga Community House, 83 Selwyn
Drive Onehunga. There will be information and speakers both with
lived experience and professional information about rare
Light refreshments available. Please RSVP via email
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 09 815 0247.
Northern Branch Christmas Party
Sunday 29th November at the Swanson RSA. More details
to come closer to the time. Contact
Denise Denise@mda.org.nz or 0800 636 787 for more
Southern Branch Funded Christmas Lunch
Saturday 28 November at Forbury Sports Bar & Function
Centre, 146 Victoria Rd Saint Kilda Dunedin at
12 noon. All Welcome R.S.V.P. by 25 November Good wheelchair
access and funded by the Southern Region Branch.
Wellington Branch Subsidised Christmas
Sunday 29th November at the CQ Hotel, Cuba Street,
Wellington at noon. Members wishing to attend
to let the office know before 19th November. 0800 886
Canterbury Branch Children and Young Persons
5th to 8th October 2015. Contact the
branch for more information 0800 463 222.
Leading life conversations workshops - click here for the
Dunedin - Wednesday 12th August
9.30am - 2.30pm Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin
Oamaru - Tuesday 11th August 10am - 3pm Brydone Hotel, 115
Thames Street, Oamaru
Invercargill - Thursday 27th August 10am - 3pm Invercargill
Library (Fourth Floor), 50 Dee Street
Branch Mid-winter Lunch - Browns
Saturday 8th August, 12pm - at Medals
Restaurant at the Browns Bay RSA. A la carte menu $13-15. Kids menu
$5. RSVP to Denise@mdn.org.nz by 5th August.
Northern Branch Mid-winter Lunch -
Wednesday 15th July 12pm at Indulge cafe, 99 Cameron St,
Northern Branch Mid-winter Lunch -
Sunday 12th July 12pm - at the Hamilton
Working men's Club. RSVP to Denise@mdn.org.nz or 0800 636 787 by
the 9th July. Check out the menu and facilities:
Saturday 2nd March at the M.S rooms
cnr Gala & Jed Street, Invercargill at 1pm. All welcome
LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS NEUROMUSCULAR CONFERENCE
- 16-18th April 2015
SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre. The MDA in conjunction with
the Australian Neuromuscular Network are hosting an international
conference themed 'Life Without Limits'. A milestone event, this
will be a cutting-edge exposition of the latest in science,
medicine and research into neuromuscular conditions.
Visit the official website for the Life
Without Limits Neuromuscular Conference
Brain Day Your Life: Your Brain
28th March University of Auckland Business School, 9am -
herefor more details. Come and see Darian on the MDN stand.
National Awareness Campaign Nationwide
21-28th March - contact your local branch if you would
like to be involved in fundraising
Waitakere Hospital Open Day
Wednesday 25th March 11am-2pm focusing on the patient
experience. Come and see Darian on the MDN stand.
Northern Branch Camp and AGM
at Ngaruawahia Christian Camp, 148 Waingaro Rd,
20 - 22nd March with the AGM at 1pm