Film “Unrest” about a women with ME/CFS in The New Zealand Film Festival.

Suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome but told by her doctor it was all in her head, journalist and academic Jennifer Brea started filming from her bed, contacting other sufferers via Skype, to explore the little understood condition.

For More information about the content of the film and BOOKINGS,
See here:  New Zealand Film Festival

Here are the venues and times so far for viewing.  I will be adding more as they come available.

AUCKLAND
Academy Cinemas
44 Lorne Street, Auckland, New Zealand 1010

Thursday, 27 July at 6:15 pm.
Saturday, 29 July at 11:45 am.

WELLINGTON
Lighthouse Theater
Beach Street, Petone, New Zealand 5012

Saturday, July 29 at 4:15 pm.

Paramount Theater
25 Courtenay Pl, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Wednesday, August 2 at 2 pm.
Wednesday, August 9 at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, August 12 at 11:45 am.

HAMILTON
Lido Cinema Centre Place Hamilton. 
Saturday August 26th at 12.00
Monday September 4th at 11.30

NELSON – Suter Theatre
 Art Museum, 208 Bridge St. 

Saturday, August 19 at 12.00 pm

DUNEDIN – Rialto Cinemas
11 Moray Pl, Dunedin, 9016

Friday, August 11 at 12 pm.
Sunday, August 13 at  3.45
Saturday, August 26 at 11.45

CHRISTCHURCH – Hoyts Northlands

Saturday 12 August 11.45am
Sunday 20th August 1.45

Dr Charles Lapp’s Presentation ‘An Overview of ME/CFS Diagnosis and Management’

As part of ME Awareness Month ANZMES is giving members and the general public the opportunity to view Dr Charles Lapp’s presentation held in Auckland on the 6th of April 2017.  The first video is doctor Lapp’s lecture “An overview of ME/CFS Diagnosis and Management”, and the second video covers the question and answer time from this meeting.

Dr Lapp – An Overview of ME/CFS Diagnoses & Management

Question & Answer Time

If you would like to purchase a DVD for your own use or to show to groups; a DVD can be purchased from Noel Morris who kindly videoed the Lecture for us.

To Purchase  Dr Charles Lapp’s DVD

Dr Charles Lapp on Radio NZ – Nine to Noon Show

ANZMES is pleased to announce that committee member Sandra Forsyth has arranged an interview with Dr Charles Lapp on Radio NZ – Nine to Noon show.

As mentioned in our last post Dr Lapp is on an ANZMES sponsored tour throughout NZ, holding lectures for GP’s, Specialists, ME/CFS support groups and the general public with a focus on an overview of ME/CFS.

Dr Lapp’s interview will be aired on Tuesday the 4th of April according to the schedule from RNZ from 11am – 12 noon

The 11 to 12 slot features Business Commentator Fran O’Sullivan

Chronic Fatigue Expert DR Charles Lapp

Media Commentator Gavin Ellis

From this we are picking that Charles Lapp will probably start his interview about 11.20 to 11.30

Many thanks to Sandra for helping with arranging this interview. There have been a lot of other articles from the media on the tour and we will put these in another post in the next week or so.

 

 

ANZMES Sponsored Tour – Doctor Charles Lapp from the USA

Public Meetings that Local Support Groups are Hosting are as follows:
(Medical Specialists and General Practitioners have also been invited to these meetings)

Auckland  6th April  1pm – 3pm
Auckland CCS Disability Action
Kauri Room (Bottom of the Drive)
14 Erson Avenue
Royal Oak, Auckland

Napier        1st April 10.30 – 12 noon
Napier – Hawkes Bay
Venue:  Greenmeadows
East Community Hall
83 Tait Drive
Greenmeadows

Nelson   29th March  10.30 – 12.00 
Nelson – IACFS Bks
Nelson Suburban Club,        29th March
168 Tahunanui Drive,
Nelson

Dunedin  28th March 10.30 – 12 noon
Dunedin Community House
Alexander McMillan Room
Moray Place
Dunedin

Medical Professionals ONLY Meetings: –
GP’s have been sent invites for these meetings.
Contact Local CME Group for more details:

Wellington 31st March 1.30 – 3.00 pm

Hamilton  4th April 5.30 – 7.00 pm

Rotorua   3rd April  7.30 – 9.00 pm

Dunedin 27th March  6.00 – 7.30 pm

For More Information contact your local Support Group
or Contact Debbie either by
Email – info@anzmes.org.nz
or
Phone – 03 471 6203

Dr Ros Vallings Speaking in Rotorua on the 2nd of December

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Dr Ros Vallings who has just come back from the International IACFS Conference with a prestigious award will be speaking in Rotorua on 2nd Dec at 2 pm at the Bainbridge Centre.


TOPIC:
Overview of  the  Florida conference.

 

 

Courageous Deeds – Back to School 4 ME – Fundraiser for the Auckland Area

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Courageous Deeds is a fundraiser challenging ten leaders with a passion for diversity and making a difference to head BACK TO SCHOOL for a day to raise awareness for young adults and teens with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) who have missed out on their youth and schooling due to this crippling and misunderstood illness.

Funds raised will go to support ME/CFS sufferers in the Auckland region.

Please click on image below for more information regarding ME Auckland

 

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If you would like to participate in this fundraiser
please check out this link below to our

Give a Little Page