News by Month
Parent to Parent are holding a Sibling Workshop on Saturday 9th November 2013 at Parent to Parent, 291 Kamo Road, Whangarei.
This workshop is designed for children and young people who have a brother or sister with any extra need - whether the condition is considered to be more common or acute.
Join the fight against arthritis. A Public Day for all those with arthritis, friends, families and health professionals. Saturday, 9th November 2013 at Waipuna Hotel in Auckland
In addition there is a wonderful prize of a weekend for two with breakfasts at the Waipuna Hotel, for registered participants for the Public Day.
Parkinson’s Northland are having a Garden Ramble tomorrow, 2nd November between 9.30 & 1. This will be in Markson Avenue and adjacent streets, Onerahi. (Off Alamein Avenue).
Look for signs on Sherwood Hill.
$7.00 Entry Fee - $2.00 Morning Tea
All Proceeds go to Parkinson’s Northland.
MS Northland’s October Newsletter is out now for all to read and enjoy.
This month’s newsletter contains some uplifting & positive suggestions on improving your life; information about an interesting new book that has been published recently; updates from the Field Officer and the Office; notice of this year’s AGM and much more.
The latest newsletter from Boccia Northland is out for you to read and enjoy.
Update yourself on changes to the coaching role and read about the Nationals - despite only 5 players attending this tournament the team came back with 6 medals. Congratulations to all those who took part! A full list of the results is in the Newsletter.
Tiaho Trust, in collaboration with Nga Mahi mo te Tangata Trust hosted a dual photo exhibition in September. The exhibition included the photography from “Intimate Encounters” and “Surf’s Up” disability surfing from Ahipara. Two local curators, Des Mahoney (Kaitaia Museum) and Petrina Hodgson (Northland Age Photographer) assisted in the hanging and the curating of both the exhibitions.
The Northland Division of Parkinson’s has sent out their October Newsletter, North’n Park’n for us to share with you.
In this edition you will find many useful contacts and information such as Support Groups Christmas Luncheons, Garden Ramble date, a book review and much more. Please note that the Electric bed and electric toilet seat mentioned in the newsletter are no longer available.
Read the full newsletter here:
Come and have a go at sailing with Sailability Northland. The Summer Sailing Programme has been released and there is something for everyone - whether you are an experienced sailor, first-timer and want to have a go, or would like to brush up your skills. Now’s your chance!
Here’s your chance to have your say on the accessibility of the central Whangarei area! The Disability Advisory Group are conducting an accessibility survey of the central Whangarei area and all residents with a mobility impairment are invited to participate. There are two ways to participate, either on-line or face-to face - either way, this is a great way to give your feedback and be heard.
Arthritis New Zealand are holding their annual ‘Open Day’ at the Waipuna Hotel in Auckland and invite you to join their staff, clients, members, families and health professionals in their Open Day on Saturday 9th November. A great opportunity to learn more and meet new people. You will also have the opportunity to hear from key note speakers.