*Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The site contains general information that may be of assistance for anyone with an interest in M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). A good place to start is with the information under the headings on the right hand side of the page. Provides information and support to ME/CFS sufferers (and their … Continued
Enable New Zealand is a multi-service organisation working to assist disabled people and their families/whanau/hapu, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations. Enable Information can put you in touch with a range of disability and rehabilitation support organisations and service providers. They can give you the contact details for your local Needs Assessment and Service … Continued
The mission of the Cancer Society is to improve community well being by reducing the incidence & impact of cancer. For cancer information & support phone 0800 226 237 (0800CANCER). This helpline is available Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm. An experienced Registered Nurse to answer any question that you might have.(Any Cancer any question). The Cancer … Continued
Gathering material on the early days of Papanui; focusing on acquiring, housing, safe retention, and preservation of relevant materials, including photographs, articles, maps and letters. Meets first Saturday of every month at 2 PM.
To unite; and inform organised societies of women in order to promote the moral, civil and social welfare of the total community.
Ring the above number, or 0800 24 33 33 for information about services, to enrol as new members, to order Talking Books etc. RNZFB offers a craft group; training; education and support for blind persons and their families. Ph. 355 8381- News ‘phone – this service has recorded extracts from newspapers, read by volunteers. Approved … Continued
They work to serve the needs of older people by offering nationally contracted services, education, resources and national leadership. Age Concern New Zealand works for older people by coordinating and supporting vital services offered at the local level such as Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Accredited Visiting. They depend on donations, bequests and grants … Continued
Aims to: Support people to continue to lead fulfilling lives after a dementia-diagnosis, to raise community awareness and break down barriers associated with all dementias and work towards a dementia-friendly and responsive community, one where people living with dementia feel safe and confident to participate in activities in the community. Provides support and information to people … Continued
Offer information, assistance, fellowship and social opportunities to people with chronic kidney disease. The centre is open Monday-Friday from 10am-1pm. The Field Officer is in attendance on Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. Volunteers staff it on the other days. The centre is open for patients, supporters, and others to drop in for some hospitality. They have up … Continued
To find information on older people, click on the above website, click on “Browse for Stats”, click on the heading “People and communities”, and then click on Older people.