Posts in Hawke's Bay
Muscular Dystrophy Association (Tuaatara | Central Region)

We are a disabled persons’ organisation (one of only seven in NZ recognised under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with a Disability). Our role is to represent, advocate for, and support the hundreds of people living with neuromuscular conditions (progressive muscle wasting disabilities) across the whole lower North Island.

Our vision is for our members to live their lives with ‘freedom beyond limits’

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Zeal

We are Zeal. We are a family of passionate, creative misfits who believe that every young kiwi is creative and who dedicate our lives to helping them discover, express and develop their unique creativity.

We run youth development centres and services in West Auckland, Hamilton, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, Kāpiti and Wellington. We also help young people in crisis online through our Online Crisis Intervention service.

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Parkinson’s New Zealand

Our mission is to provide support, education and information to people with Parkinson’s and Parkinsonism conditions, their carers, whānau and health professionals, and our vision is to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of people living with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s New Zealand has 35 highly skilled Parkinson’s Community Educators who provide a vital range of free services for people with Parkinson’s and other Parkinsonism conditions throughout New Zealand. Our Community Educators provide home visits, exercise, social and support activities, advice, advocacy and referrals, and organise educational seminars and presentations.

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Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust

Surrogate Grandparents is a New Zealand based Charitable Trust (CC54933) who connects families with surrogate grandparents in order to forge lasting friendships and family bonds.

What problems are we helping to solve?
Social isolation and loneliness are much more serious than just uncomfortable feelings... Research has shown that social isolation and loneliness has been linked with increased mortality, depression, high blood pressure and dementia. These are serious issues in New Zealand and not just for our older generations. Social isolation and loneliness are problems that people struggle with right across New Zealand's social demographics on a daily basis.

How can surrogate grandparents help?
Surrogate Grandparents is the bridge that connects generations. By connecting families with surrogate grandparents and grandparents with our children; we can fight social isolation and loneliness in New Zealand. Working together, we can make New Zealand a more caring and connected nation.

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