ME/CFS Auckland Support Group
Facebook: ME/CFS Auckland Support Group
Phone: 0800 632 553 (0800MEAKLD)
Facebook: CFS/FM YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORT GROUP
2nd Saturday of each month
Venue: Redshed Palazzo www.redshedpalazzo.
All who are interested are most welcome.
For more information email Annette Spence at email@example.com
Phone: 021 107 9572
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
Bay of Plenty (Western)
Contact: Administration or Field Officers
Phone: 07 281 1481
Bay of Plenty (Eastern)
Contact: Elizabeth McGougan
M.E. / CFS Group (Canterbury) Inc.
Contact: Anna Grenfell
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1543817449032899/?ref=group_browse_new
Address: P.O. Box 29-256,
Christchurch, New Zealand;
Phone: (06) 868-6861,
Contact: Pauline Price
Kaitaia ME/CFS Support Group
Phone: (09) 408-0826.
Contact: Elizabeth Carmine-Dick
Phone: 027 224 9525
Nelson Bays ME/CFS & FM Support Group
Contact: Jaimie to request an information pack
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.
Time: 11am till midday
(Old Motueka Hospital Building – opp Jack Inglis Friendship Hospital)
Contact: Miriam Gratton
Phone: 03 528 9174
Mobile: 027 243 7124
Otago and Southland
MEISS ‘ME Information and Support Service’ Otago and Southland Inc.’
Area covers – Dunedin, Oamaru and Invercargill.
Contact: Heather Wilson
Phone: (03) 471-6169
Facebook Page: Mecfs Meiss Webpage: sites.google.com/sites/
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.
Venue:37 Shannon St, Invercargill. 9812
Phone: Heather (03) 471-6169 for inquiries
Support group meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month. Meetings are lead by Katrina Lucas
Alexandra (Central Otago)
Contact: Suzanne Benck Phone: (03) 448-8431
East Otago Support Group – Gore
Contact: John Ibbotson
Phone: (03) 208-6966
QUEENSTOWN/Wanaka See MEISS Otago/Southland
Contact: Suzanne Duffy
Phone: (03) 689-8847
Contact: Lyn Mason,
Phone: (03) 684 7099
NZcare4ME is a Facebook support group for carers of young people with ME/CFS and related illnesses. We provide a local (NZ) forum for friendly supportive chat, links to latest research and pathways to help. Some regions have begun their own meet ups.
Palmerston North ME/FM support group
Contact: Leah Baken
Phone: (06) 3267305
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.
Contact Coralle Hodder
Wellington and surrounding area
WellMe – Wellington Region ME/CFS Support Group
Phone: 0800 600 113,
Address: P O Box 13-029, Johnsonville, Wellington, 6400.
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, Phone: 0800 600 113
Lower Hutt Support Group meetings, Phone: 0800 600 113
Levin Support Group meetings, Phone: 0800 600 113
Phone: 0800 600 113
A Social Coffee Group for ME/CFS/Fibro sufferers is being set up.
Phone: Linda Deakin 021-1488553 (anytime for information)
The Mercury Bay Health Support Trust
Buffalo Road, Whitianga
Contact Wendy Algie
Ph: (07) 867 1333 or (work) 0800 224 221
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 Jean Gee Phone: (03) 686 1232
North Canterbury Christine Benson Phone: (03) 314 2340 10am – 6pm only
Rangiora Julia Raymer
Timaru Lyn Mason Ph: (03) 684 7099
Wanganui Merleen Lilford Phone: (06) 344-4456