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Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Zealand

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    About MDANZ

    MDANZ is a registered charity that aims to provide New Zealanders living with neuromuscular conditions personal support and specialist information. MDANZ's mission is promoting freedom of choice and a responsive society.

    MDANZ provides a range of benefits and support services to those living with a neuromuscular condition including access to free counselling and a free social work service that comes to you.

    We promote awareness of neuromuscular conditions and educate health professionals and educators as well as the general public about neuromuscular conditions and the issues that affect those living with these conditions.

    Anyone with an interest in neuromuscular conditions can become a member of MDANZ via their local branch or MDANZ national office and it's easy to do over the phone 0800 800 337, online and by email

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    Injury, illness or disability

    Age groups

    • Child / Tamariki
    • Youth / Rangatahi
    • Adult / Pakeke
    • Older adult / Kaumātua