Diabetes Youth NZ Inc is a voluntary society established to provide support for children with diabetes and their families.

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2015 Family Conference

DYNZ is happy to announce our next conference is 20-22 March in Nelson! Read More Here

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DYNZ Welcomes Stephanie McKenzie

Stephanie has agreed to become an Ambassador for DYNZ. We are truly pleased and honored to have her on board. She will be a great addition to our fold! If you want to read more about Stephanie, you can find more about her here.

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2014 John McLaren Youth Awards-OPEN FOR ENTRY!

2014 John McLaren Youth Awards – OPEN FOR ENTRY! Diabetes Youth New Zealand and Diabetes New Zealand are pleased to announce that the 2014 John McLaren Youth Awards are now open for entry. The application form may be downloaded below. Entries close Thursday, 31 July 2014. Please contact us if you have any questions about the […]

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Webcasts from the World Diabetes Conference

We have started to put the webcasts from the World Diabetes Conference held in Melbourne up in our Resources section. There are over 332 hours of sessions to review ranging from scientific to consumer. The committee is working through each webcast in order to bring you the ones we feel will benefit our families the […]

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Diabetes Awareness Week

DYNZ is proud to be a part of an event that will bring awareness about youth with Diabetes but will also serve as MEDIKIDZ book launch in New Zealand. The event is being held on Tuesday 12 November at Civic Square in Wellington. They day will begin with the kids having a cricket match with […]

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2013 John McLaren Youth Awards Winners

Announcing the 2013 John McLaren Youth Awards Winners! We are happy to announce the two winners for 2013 are Max Burney and Jack Timings. Both won $1000 each to put them closer to their individual efforts and we couldn’t be more proud of them. Read about Max and Jack here.  

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2013 John McLaren Youth Awards

2013 John McLaren Youth Awards – OPEN FOR ENTRY! Diabetes Youth New Zealand and Diabetes New Zealand are pleased to announce that the 2013 John McLaren Youth Awards are now open for entry. The application form may be downloaded below. Entries close Friday, 31 July 2013. Please contact us if you have any questions about the […]

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2013 DYNZ AGM

We are pleased to announce that Diabetes Youth New Zealand will be having an AGM on Saturday 13 April. We are hopeful that you will attend. While we do have a few things to discuss at the AGM, we expect to have a positive day that includes a mini-workshop on the Future of DYNZ and […]

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2012 John McLaren Award winners!

Diabetetes Youth New Zealand and Diabetes New Zealand are delighted to announce and congratulate the two recipients of this year’s John McLaren Youth Awards: Taylor Hamlin of Hamilton; and Harriett Maire of Auckland Both will receive $1,000 to put towards their chosen pursuit. Taylor has been selected to play for the under-16 New Zealand Koru […]

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Additional submission to PHARMAC re: blood glucose meters and test strips

Diabetes Youth New Zealand life member Crystal Beavis has prepared her own submission to PHARMAC re: blood glucose meters and test strips, and have decided to publish it here on our website with her permission. Crystal Beavis’ submission to PHARMAC – March 2012 (PDF, 126KB)

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