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Charles Sabine on Breakfast and NewsTalk ZB

Click below to watch the video: If you haven't heard of Huntington's Disease, imagine "a combination of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia and cancer all rolled into one". That's life for journalist Charles Sabine who's in New Zealand to raise awareness for the disease. If you haven't heard of Huntington's Disease, imagine "a combination of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s,…

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HD Conference 2018

2018 National Huntington’s Disease Association Conference The HD Conference 2018 will be held at the Holiday Inn (Auckland Airport) on May 4 and May 5. This event will include inspirational speakers / guests of honour – Sir Richard Faull and Charles Sabine. Click here for the registration form Please click here for more details.   Past…

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Round the Bay’s

ROUND THE BAYS A team of “HUNTINGTON'[S HEROS” gathered to tackle the Auckland Round the Bays on 5th of March 2017. Through sweat and determination, the team made up of Viv, Lee, Siobhán, Kara, Jo, Stuart, Jenna, Dipika, and Deborah conquered the 8.4km distance in true superhero style. Kudos goes out to this amazing team!!…

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STOMP

STOMP What could be more enticing than stomping up and down over 5.000 stairs? A huge thank you goes out to the awesome “YOU GOT THIS” Sacha Cowell, Danny Cowell, Amy Thomsen, Eddie Thomsen, Penny Aiava, Emma Brown, Tracey Nikoro, Junior Nikoro, Natalie Nolan, Zeyn Shahadat, Leo Aiava, Natasha Plunket. Team for representing the HD…

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2017 Australia and New Zealand HD Youth Camp

2017 Australia and New Zealand HD Youth Camp HDYO, with the support of ourselves and all other Australian and New Zealand HD Associations, is proud to announce that there will be an Australia and New Zealand HD Youth Camp held in Queensland, Aus, from January 13-16, 2017! HDYO is a non-profit that supports young people…

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Thanks for a great Conference!

Huge thanks to the Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre for having us this past weekend for the National Huntington’s Disease Conference 2016! They even went blue for HD Awareness month! We’ve got more photos to share soon, so keep an eye out. Thank you to all of our speakers, and our volunteers for your time…

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Brain Day 2016

The Centre for Brain Research’s Brain Day was this past weekend, and we had a great time there again this year. A hugethank you to our volunteers and staff that helped man our booth- special shout out to everyone that came and saw us on the day! The HDAA table at Brain Day 2016! Thank you to…

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Christmas Cheer!

HDA staff Jo and Jane spread a little Christmas cheer this Christmas! Thanks to our friends at christmasbox.co.nz some of our families received Christmas boxes stuffed full of goodies for the holiday period! And thank you to Leanne Knox, the beauty who arranged everything. About the organisation: From their website, “Christmas Box was born out of a…

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