Purple  Day 2020 is coming to a school, workplace and community near you!  

Purple Day, run by Epilepsy New Zealand is an annual awareness campaign to raise awareness of epilepsy and to let people living with epilepsy know that they are not alone. On March 26th we're asking Kiwis to join us, to turn purple.

Organise a fundraising event and become a Purple Day Hero. 

 Register your interest today to recieve updates, fundraising tips and other information to help make your Purple Day event great.

Mark Thursday 26th March in your calendar today, also make sure your school community and work communities know about it as well.

Purple Day Activity.

  1. Purple Day Light Up  Landmarks within New Zealand will be lit up purple to celebrate Purple Day
  2. Our list of HEROES/Volunteers:  Activity, Date and Location
  3. Social Media:  

Purple Day Guidebook and Posters to Download:

Purple Day Guide Book 

Purple Day Flyer  

Purple Day Poster  

Purple Day Poster 2


Latest Updates

  • PURPLE DAY 2019
    5 February 2019

    We are excited to make Purple Day 2019 the biggest yet! Register your interest today to receive updates throughout the year to help make your Purple Day event great! Mark Tuesday 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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