Medical Cannabidiol (MC) Research

Monday, 13 August 2018

Let me bring to your attention the attached research documents that have come out of Australia recently. They indicate MC has merit in control of drug resistant epilepsy in children.

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AGM Notice

Friday, 20 July 2018

The Board advises notification that the Epilepsy New Zealand AGM will be held in Auckland on the 28th September 2018 1pm

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Minds stimulated at Brain Health Research Centre events

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

From demons and exorcism to targeted therapy based on genetic coding – University of Otago Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir explored the fascinating story of how understandings of, and treatments for, epilepsy have progressed over time at a public lecture at the Dunedin Public Library on June 6. Follow link: https://www.otago.ac.nz/news/otago688189.html

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Tyler Barton to play at the New Zealand Long Drive Golf Open 2018

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

NZ Long Drive Golf Tournaments supports Epilepsy New Zealand

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Taking medicines for epilepsy, mood, or pain ACC Link

Monday, 5 March 2018

Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome ACC has worked with experts from across the sector to let women, their families and their health providers know about the effects of taking antiepileptic medicine during pregnancy. This includes: The use - for epilepsy, mood disorders, and pain management The risk of harm - malformations and cognitive impairments What to do if they're pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

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Cycling for Epilepsy

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Kiwi cyclist Tim Chittock is cycling the length of New Zealand to break a record and raise epilepsy awareness. Check out our website www.cyclingforepilepsy.com

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Purple Day 2018 is coming up!

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Purple day is coming up on the 26 March 2018… we want you to get involved!

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PURPLE LIGHT UP

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Epilepsy New Zealand wants YOU to get glowing and get involved with the 2018 Purple Light Up! Landmarks will be lit up around the country and we want you to join in on the fun!

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Introducing Ashleigh

Monday, 19 February 2018

Ashleigh is a great young woman from Canterbury, this story is written about her epilepsy by her mother, she is heading to Cleveland for epilepsy treatment.

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Jenifer Ann

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Jenifer Ann from Perth Australia shares her story and what she is doing about finding a cure for epilepsy .....

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MOVIE TICKETS WON BY NAPIER FAMILY

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Four Reading Cinema family pass movie tickets were won by the Quate family from Napier for their commitment to donating to Epilepsy New Zealand and nominating our charitable organisation!

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Don't Give Up by Adele Hauwai

Monday, 4 December 2017

Adele Hauwai has shared her Living With Epilepsy story as part of the Epilepsy NZ Tell Us About It Competition. People were asked to send in their stories about epilepsy, the challenges they faced and the lessons they have learned that they would like to share with the world.

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New ILAE Seizure Classification

Friday, 10 March 2017

The ILAE announces the publication in Epilepsia of two new landmark classification documents, one of seizure types and one of the epilepsies.

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Media Kit

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Media Information Kit

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Latest Updates

  • Medical Cannabidiol (MC) Research
    13 August 2018

    Let me bring to your attention the attached research documents that have come out of Australia recently. They indicate MC has merit in control of drug resistant epilepsy in children.

  • AGM Notice
    20 July 2018

    The Board advises notification that the Epilepsy New Zealand AGM will be held in Auckland on the 28th September 2018 1pm

  • Tyler Barton to play at the New Zealand Long Drive Golf Open 2018
    21 March 2018

    NZ Long Drive Golf Tournaments supports Epilepsy New Zealand

  • Cycling for Epilepsy
    20 February 2018

    Kiwi cyclist Tim Chittock is cycling the length of New Zealand to break a record and raise epilepsy awareness. Check out our website www.cyclingforepilepsy.com

  • Purple Day 2018 is coming up!
    20 February 2018

    Purple day is coming up on the 26 March 2018… we want you to get involved!

  • PURPLE LIGHT UP
    20 February 2018

    Epilepsy New Zealand wants YOU to get glowing and get involved with the 2018 Purple Light Up! Landmarks will be lit up around the country and we want you to join in on the fun!

  • Introducing Ashleigh
    19 February 2018

    Ashleigh is a great young woman from Canterbury, this story is written about her epilepsy by her mother, she is heading to Cleveland for epilepsy treatment.

  • Don't Give Up by Adele Hauwai
    4 December 2017

    Adele Hauwai has shared her Living With Epilepsy story as part of the Epilepsy NZ Tell Us About It Competition. People were asked to send in their stories about epilepsy, the challenges they faced and the lessons they have learned that they would like to share with the world.

  • New ILAE Seizure Classification
    10 March 2017

    The ILAE announces the publication in Epilepsia of two new landmark classification documents, one of seizure types and one of the epilepsies.

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