Auckland

ME/CFS Auckland Support Group
Website: http://www.meauckland.org.nz
Email: 
manager@meauckland.org.nz
Facebook: ME/CFS Auckland Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/110616075638479/?fref=nf
Phone: 0800 632 553 (0800MEAKLD)
Facebook: CFS/FM YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORT GROUP
https://www.facebook.com/groups/812932815437476/?fref=gc&dti=543462209363705&hc_location=ufi

Drury – South Auckland Group (new group)
2nd Saturday of each month
Venue: Redshed Palazzo  www.redshedpalazzo.co.nz Drury
All who are interested are most welcome.
For more information email Annette Spence at annette.drurymovingforward@gmail.com

Young Peoples Group
Contact: Rosalie Oliver
Phone: 021 107 9572
Email: sylvacrowe@gmail.com

Bay of Plenty

BAY OF PLENTY
Complex Chronic Illness Support Inc.
(Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, Whakatane, Katikati/Waihi, Te Puke & Rotorua)
Field officers in Western & Eastern BoP
Website:  www.ccisupport.org.nz
Email:  info@ccisupport.org.nz


Bay of Plenty (Western)
Contact:  Administration or Field Officers
Email:  info@ccisupport.org.nz
Phone:  07 281 1481

Bay of Plenty (Eastern)
Contact:  Elizabeth McGougan
Email:  elizabeth@ccisupport.org.nz

Canterbury

M.E. / CFS Group (Canterbury) Inc.
Canterbury Website

Contact: Anna Grenfell
email:  mecfs1@gmail.com
Phone: 03-365-5887
Webpage: canterbury.cyberplace.co.nz/community/MECFS
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1543817449032899/?ref=group_browse_new
Address: P.O. Box 29-256,
Christchurch, New Zealand;

Gisborne

Contact:Margaret Stuart
Phone: (06) 868-6861,
Email: Margaret.stuart@xtra.co.nz

Hamilton

Waikato ME/CFS Client Services
MS Waikato Website
Coordinator and Support Group Facilitator
Contact: Tracey Larsen
Ph: 07 8344745
Email: tracey@mswaikato.org.nz

Te Aroha ME Support Contact
Contact: Dave O’Hara
Ph: 07 884 9988
Email: djskoh@gmail.com 

Kaitaia

Contact: Pauline Price
Kaitaia ME/CFS Support Group
Phone: (09) 408-0826.
Email: hpckta@xtra.co.nz

Napier

Contact: Elizabeth Carmine-Dick
Phone:  027 224 9525
Email: lizmecfshb@gmail.com

Nelson

Nelson Bays ME/CFS & FM Support Group

Contact: Jaimie to request an information pack
Email:  
strengthtogethernelson@gmail.com 

There are regular informal monthly café meet-ups in our region in Nelson,
Richmond and Motueka to which all are welcome. Contact Jaimie for details.

Motueka Group:

Support Group Meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday in the Month.
Time:      11am till midday
Place:      Motueka Community Services, 15 Courtenay Street, Motueka
(Old Motueka Hospital Building – opp Jack Inglis Friendship Hospital)

Contact: Miriam Gratton
Phone: 03 528 9174
Mobile: 027 243 7124
Email:  auntsally01@msn.com

Otago and Southland

MEISS ‘ME Information and Support Service’ Otago and Southland Inc.’
Area covers Dunedin, Oamaru and Invercargill
MEISS Otago and Southland Website
Contact: Heather Wilson
Phone (03) 471-6169
Email: meiss.support@gmail.com
Facebook Page: Mecfs Meiss
Webpage: sites.google.com/sites/meiss2inc
Support group meetings are held in Dunedin on the last Tuesday of the month
Coffee mornings are held in Dunedin every 2nd Tuesday of the month

Invercargill – Southland

Support group meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month
Meetings are lead by Katrina Lucas
Venue: 37 Shannon St, Invercargill. 9812
Phone:  Heather  (03) 471-6169 for inquiries

Alexandra (Central Otago)
Contact: Suzanne Benck
Phone: (03) 448-8431
Email: southquest@xtra.co.nz

East Otago Support Group – Gore
Contact: John Ibbotson
Phone: (03) 208-6966

QUEENSTOWN/Wanaka
See MEISS Otago/Southland
Ph:  (03) 471 6169

QUEENSTOWN New contact person 
contact: Michelle
Email: m.blaikie@hotmail.com

North Otago
Contact: Suzanne Duffy
Phone: (03) 689-8847
Email: n.s.riviera@xtra.co.nz

Timaru

Contact: Lyn Mason,
Phone: (03) 684 7099

Palmerston North

Palmerston North ME/FM support group
Contact: Leah Baken
Phone: (06) 3267305
Email: memanawatu@gmail.com

Rotorua

Contact:  Administration or Field Officers
Email:  info@ccisupport.org.nz
Phone:  07 281 1481

Tauranga

Phone (07) 5787804
Contact Tina Richards ( Field officer)
Tauranga has support group meeting on second Wednesday of the month. 
Coffee morning on the last Monday of the month.

Mount Manganui Support group meets the last Monday of the month.
For Katikati/Waihi and Te Puki Groups please contact Tina.

Whakatane Support Group meetings on the last Monday of the month.
Please ring Alison on (07)3071447
Whakatane has support group meeting on the second Tuesday of the month and aqua therapy every
Friday. These times may change so please check.

Te Kuiti

Contact Coralle Hodder
Phone: 078755206

Wellington and surrounding area

WellMe – Wellington Region ME/CFS Support Group

WellMe Website

Sandra Forsyth, Vice Chair,
Phone: 0800 600 113
P O Box 13-029, Johnsonville, Wellington , 6400.
Email:Information requests email to information@wellme.org.nz
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonRegionMECFSSupportGroup/
WellMe has a vibrant Coffee Group Network and holds monthly Support Group meetings in Wellington, the Hutt Valley, Kapiti and Levin

Kapiti Support Group meetings
Sandra Forsyth, Vice Chair,
Phone: 0800 600 113

Lower Hutt Support Group meetings
Sandra Forsyth, Vice Chair,
Phone: 0800 600 113

Levin Support Group meetings
Sandra Forsyth, Vice Chair,
Phone: 0800 600 113

Wanganui

Sandra Forsyth
Vice Chair, WellMe
Ph: 0800 600 113
Email: information@wellme.org.nz

A Social Coffee Group for ME/CFS/Fibro sufferers is being set up.
Ph:
Linda Deakin 021-1488553 (anytime for information)

Whakatane

Contact:  Administration or Field Officers
Email:  info@ccisupport.org.nz
Phone:  07 281 1481

Whitianga

The Mercury Bay Health Support Trust
Buffalo Road, Whitianga
Contact Wendy Algie
Ph: (07) 867 1333 or (work) 0800 224 221
Email: Wendy.Algie@gmail.com
or Gwen Ph: (07) 866 5008

Contact people in areas where no support group is present, or ‘not necessarily affiliated with a support group’.

Timaru
Contact: Jean Gee
Phone: (03) 686 1232
Email:  grajea15@gmail.com

Karamea
Janet Lodge
janliza888@gmail.com

Rosemary Christiansen
Ph: (03) 972 3853
10am – 6pm only
Email:  rosedawn.c@gmail.com

North Canterbury
Christine Benson
Ph: (03) 314 2340
10am – 6pm only
Email: benlea@actrix.co.nz

Taupo
Julia Raymer
Email: juliaraymer@orcon.net.nz

Timaru
Lyn Mason
Ph: (03) 684 7099

Wanganui
Contact: Merleen Lilford
Phone: (06) 344-4456

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