Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand
Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand supports people with CF and their families by increasing awareness of the condition, education, advocacy, helping fund research and providing social and financial support.
Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand has offices in Auckland and Christchurch. Currently working from the Auckland office are the chief executive, administration manager, grants and events coordinator, national information co-ordinator, North Island field worker and the Auckland branch co-ordinator. The South Island field worker works from the Christchurch office. There are twelve branches throughout New Zealand made up of volunteers, who provide local support for people with CF and their families. Support may include: experience and information sharing, social functions and fundraising for financial support.
The mission of Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand is to optimise the quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis and their families, striving for normal life expectancy and a cure.
The vision of Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand is that Cystic Fibrosis does not compromise the length and quality of life.
- emotional support
- financial support
- assistance with equipment – purchase, service and maintenance
- access to learning opportunities, workshops and the national CF Conference
- peer support from other parents and people with CF.
We have 12 branches covering all areas of New Zealand:Northland – Cape Reinga to Wellsford Auckland – Warkworth to Pokeno Waikato – Pokeno to Tokoroa Bay of Plenty – Thames to Opotiki Taranaki – New Plymouth to Hawera Hawkes Bay – Gisborne to Dannevirke Central Districts – Wanganui to Otaki Wellington – Waikanane to Wellington Nelson Marlborough – Tasman to Blenheim Canterbury – Kaikoura to Waitaki, including Buller & Westland Otago – Oamaru to Milton Southland – Milton to Bluff, including Southern Lakes & Stewart Island