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Events and Conferences

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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The 2016 National HD Conference

The time has come for the next National Huntington’s Disease Conference to be held 14 & 15 May at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre in Auckland. The 2016 Conference is proudly sponsored by the Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch Huntington’s Disease Associations, and our friends at the Centre from Brain Research at the University of Auckland.…

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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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2015 Special Meeting

Our AGM/Special General Meeting was a great success, a big thank you goes to those who attended. It is with much appreciation to those who put their hand up to join the committee. I would also personally like to take the opportunity to thank the committee members for giving up their valuable time once more…

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HDA Auckland Special Meeting coming up!

You are invited to The Huntington’s Disease Association (Auckland) Incorporated Special General Meeting Details: Saturday 5th December 2015 at 1.30pm Quality Hotel Lincoln Green Conference Centre, 159 Lincoln Road Henderson, Auckland. This will be for the formalities of an Annual General Meeting i.e. an update of the Association over the past year and electing Committee members for the forthcoming…

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Our new website!

Emma Lambert and Jo Dysart were fortunate to have attended a web design “ImpactNPO” weekend where IT volunteers get to spend 15 minutes with a “Not for Profit Organisation” to ask questions and make their choice of which group/organisations they are interested in working with.  Once decided with whom they will work the weekend is then…

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Collections for HDA Auckland

Over the last weekend, we had an amazing group of volunteers from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research  at St Luke’s all weekend, collection donations for HD Auckland and raising awareness about Huntington’s disease. We hope to get some new photos of these awesome people, but here are some photos from collections in day’s…

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The HDA Auckland @ the Auckland Marathon

November 1st was an amazing day for 2 reasons – our boys brought home the Web Ellis for the 2nd time in a row, and the HDA Auckland team run their hearts at the marathon, raising an amazing 5k. We had people entered in both the half marathon and the quarter marathon, and all our runners…

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The latest HDA Newsletter is now out

Our national newsletter is out now and you should have received one in the post if you are on our mailing list. The August issue has info about community events and the latest information about research. Our newsletter goes around the country and is produced 4 times a year. If you would like to sign…

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