The latest updates from RDNZ and the rare disorder community. 

Apr 5, 2020, 1:42 PM
Ministry of Social Development update

Update from the Ministry of Social Development of support available during the COVID-19 crisis.

Mar 29, 2020, 4:57 PM
New website for carers

Our Carers Alliance partners, Carers NZ and IHC have launched a new website to make it easy to care for and about each other.

Mar 25, 2020, 4:41 PM
Open letter to the Prime Minister on behalf of the rare disorder community

Today we sent an open letter on behalf of the rare disorder community to Jacinda Ardern, as well as other appropriate Ministers.

Mar 18, 2020, 2:17 PM
Rare Disease Day campaign a success

A massive thank you to everyone who supported our organisation during our Rare Disease Day campaign last month.

Mar 5, 2020, 6:56 PM
NZ Voice of Rare Disorders White Paper

In November 2019 RDNZ conducted a survey to highlight the barriers within the current health system for people living with rare disorders.

Mar 2, 2020, 2:03 PM
Fair for Rare NZ campaign launched at Parliament

Last Friday Rare Disorders NZ launched a campaign calling for the development of a National Rare Disorder Framework.

Mar 2, 2020, 1:01 PM
Rare Disease Day media

Our CE, Lisa Foster, was interviewed four times for Rare Disease Day along with two mums of children living with a rare disease.

Mar 1, 2020, 1:59 PM
Cheers for Rare! Unique beer launched

The Rare Beer, a very special brew, was launched in Wellington last Wednesday.

Feb 17, 2020, 3:20 PM
'No choice but to keep going': Kiwi struggles to get help as his tissue turns to bone

Time is of the essence for a Nelson man with a rare genetic condition that causes his tissue to turn to bone.

Feb 13, 2020, 12:24 PM
Media release: Join us this Rare Disease Day to help those with a rare disorder

A nationwide campaign to raise awareness and money for the 300,000 New Zealanders living with a rare disorder was launched last month by Rare Disorders NZ.