Epilepsy New Zealand is the leading charity tackling discrimination and stigma facing people with epilepsy in New Zealand.

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  • International Epilepsy Day 2019
    29 August 2018

    As we prepare for International Epilepsy Day 2019, we are pleased to announce a video competition open to all. Attached you will find a document detailing this exciting competition. To help with promotion, we would appreciate if you could circulate the details to friends, colleagues and members. Over the coming weeks and months, we will bring you more news and information on activities we are planning to celebrate this global day for epilepsy.

  • PURPLE DAY 2018
    10 April 2017

    We are excited to make Purple Day 2018 the biggest yet! Register your interest today to receive updates throughout the year to help make your Purple Day event great! Mark Monday 26th March in your calendar today, make sure your school community, and work communities know about it as well.

    27 October 2016

    Epilepsy New Zealand is the leading charity which tackles discrimination and stigma facing many people with epilepsy throughout NZ. Get your employer to apply for ENZ's Employment Best Practice Certificate to show that they align best practice policy. Download our Epilepsy in the Workplace Guide here....

  • PURPLE DAY 2017
    27 October 2016

    Purple day began in 2008 and has since become the international day for epilepsy awareness. Founded in Canada by Cassidy Megan, Purple Day is celebrated throughout the world to dispel the myths that surround epilepsy, by raising awareness in a positive way. During March 2017 people from around the world will be "going purple" to raise awareness and vital funds, to support people affected by epilepsy. From bake sales, to dress down days you can do anything to join in the fun.

    26 October 2016

    Global event celebrated annually on the 2nd Monday of February to promote awareness of Epilepsy right around the world.... Its happening this year on Monday 13th February 2017....

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