Otago MS Society research grant 2023

The Otago MS Society is a charitable organisation that provides support and advocacyfor people living with MS in the Otago region. Our mission is to empower people andtheir whanau living with MS to participate actively in their community in ways that aremeaningful to them. Otago MS society would like to award a grant to health … Read more

Consultation open on access to DMT for PPMS

Pharmac have commenced consultation to fund Ocrelizumab for Primary Progressive MS. Currently, those with PPMS have no access to any disease modifying therapies. Ocrelizumab has been proven in trials to delay time to wheelchair by 7 years allowing people to continue working, supporting their families and whānau, and living well. The criteria under consultation is for … Read more

MS Otago AGM 2023

When: Saturday 25 March 2023Time: 2.00 pmWhere: Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, Dunedin Public Library and by Zoom Please support your Society by attending this event. Only MS Otago Members have the right to vote. You need to have joined by 5pm Friday 17 March 2023. It is free to join for 2023. Visit msotago.org.nz/membership to join. The Nomination Form for … Read more

Vacancy: Community Connector

Applications have closed. Community Connector Permanent 35-40 hours per week (negotiable)Closing Date for applications: 27 January 2023 The Role: The Community Connector is a sole charge position, whose purpose is to empower people and their whānau living with Multiple Sclerosis and related conditions (MSRC) to participate actively in their community in ways that are meaningful … Read more

A Christmas Invite

There will be an MS Christmas Luncheon on Saturday December 10 at the Mosgiel Tavern 150 Factory Road at 12 noon organised by MS Otago members. Please email admin@msotago.org.nz by Thursday December 8th so we know numbers for catering purposes. Hope to see you there and Merry Christmas!!!

Quiz Night 13 September

Multiple Sclerosis Otago are hosting a Quiz Night on Tuesday 13 September at the Kensington Tavern. Drinks from 6:30PM, quiz begins 7PM sharp. Tickets are availableat Dunedin Community House. $5 per person, teams of 4-8 people. Tickets are limited, get yours today. All proceeds stay in Otago to help support the free services provided by … Read more

A Big Day Out

MS Oatgo is hosting another Big Day Out featuring: Mobile Service Co-ordinator Rochell Fox from Living Well Disability Resource Centre Lawyers from Checketts McKay Law on Wills & Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPOA’s) Third speaker tbc FREE Afternoon Tea! Friday 16th September 202212:30pm – 4:30pm St Enoch’s Church –next to Alexandra Community House RSVP by … Read more

MS Otago AGM 2022

When: Saturday 26 March 2022Time: 2.00 pmWhere: via Zoom Please support your Society by attending this event. Only Financial Members have the right to vote. You need to have joined by 28 February 2022. Visit msotago.org.nz/membership to join. The Nomination Form for Committee Members are available below. Continuing in their roles as Executive Committee members … Read more

Cape Reinga to Bluff for MS Awareness!

Blake Acklin is raising funds for MSNZ and MS Otago by doing the 3000km Te Araroa Trail. Why? Because, as Blake says “If you google MS you’ll find that for every story of hope, there are 100 more stories of despair. This isn’t a fair representation of the MS community! I wish I had known … Read more