We need your help!

MS Awareness week is taking 12 - 18 September, we are seeking volunteers to assist with a stall at Chartwell Shopping Centre on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September, if you could spare a couple of hours please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07 8344740.

MS Waikato warmly invites you to a Huntington’s Disease education day.

To be held Saturday 29th October, Chartwell Room, Hamilton Gardens, 9.30 – 2.00.

Key speakers include:

  • Dr Matt Phillips, neurologist – who will discuss the Keto diet and general medical questions
  • Dr Malvinda Singh – HDYO, the latest research and treatments
  • Alice Nunn, North End Law – Enduring power of attorney, advance care planning and wills
  • Ruth Mylchreest CNS neurology, Liz Hogan and Karen Bird – HD services that are available and Enroll HD

Morning / afternoon tea and lunch will be provided

Enjoy a walk around the beautiful gardens at the end of the day.

Bookings are essential; a fee of $10 per adult will apply.  To register for the event please contact Liz on 07 8344741 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

totara springs mswaikatoWe are pleased to advise that we will have a camp at Totara Springs next year.

Date - 3 - 5 March 2023
Cost - $100 per adult & 15+, $60 per child (5 - 14 year olds),  under 5s free

The camp is subsidised and places are limited, register interest with Liz now on 07 8344741 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

All MS Waikato staff are fully vaccinated and have received boosters.
 
We strongly encourage all our members and their families to go and get vaccinated, this will protect yourself and help to protect any children who are too young for the vaccine.
 
The Pfizer vaccine is safe for people with MS and HD, the vaccines do not contain any virus.
 
For more information and details on how to book your vaccine click here, or call 0800 28 29 26.

For more information on Covid and MS please visit the MS Society of NZ website or watch the MSNZ webinar on MS and the Covid vaccine, this can be found on You Tube.  If you have any questions or concerns about MS and the vaccine Liz or Karen would be happy to talk with you.