Our Members - Their Stories

MDANZ members share their personal stories of living with a Muscular Dystrophy condition. 

Neil Singh is ready to roll for our annual appeal

09 August 2021
Melanie Louden
Neil Singh is ready to roll for our annual appeal

MDANZ Northern Region member Neil Singh is the face of our annual appeal - Roll 1k for MDA. His parents are sharing their story to help raise awareness and funds.


Exploring the North Island on board the Northern Explorer

17 June 2021
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Exploring the North Island on board the Northern Explorer

Tegan Morris says the train journey from Hamilton to Wellington provides a unique perspective of our countryside and towns.


Home is where the heart is for award-winning author

31 March 2021
Melanie Louden
Home is where the heart is for award-winning author

Adrienne Smith’s first published romance novel has scooped three national awards.


I see you…

26 March 2021
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I see you…

Corinne King, mum to Ethan, 9, and Ollie, 7, who both have Duchenne muscular dystrophy, reflects on a very special weekend away at the MD Northern Branch family camp and the generosity and love she saw being shared.


To Cyprus (and MG) with love

26 March 2021
Melanie Louden
To Cyprus (and MG) with love

When MDANZ came to the aid of mum Libby Carmichael Venning, she was so grateful she decided to run a marathon – giving her one of the best days of her life.