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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Submission to PHARMAC re: blood glucose meters and test strips

Diabetes Youth New Zealand (DYNZ) this morning sent a submission to PHARMAC regarding its recent proposal (dated 23 February 2012) to appoint a sole supplier (Pharmaco) of blood glucose meters and test strips. In summary, DYNZ’s key concerns include: Potential risks/dangers of a sole supplier arrangement Small range of meters to choose from, and the […]

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2011 John McLaren Youth Award winners announced

We’re delighted to announce the three winners of the 2011 John McClaren Youth Awards – they are: Emmeline Carroll of Christchurch, Samuel Chadwick of Christchurch, and Brydon Harrington of Invercargill. Go South Island! Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone who applied. Once again, the standard of entries received this year was very high, […]

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Register now! 2012 Family Conference & AGM

Diabetes Youth New Zealand invites you to attend the 2012 Family Conference and AGM, to be held at Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland on 24 to 26 February 2012. Come to be inspired, encouraged and informed by talks from a range of interesting speakers. Come to meet other families who deal with diabetes every day; swap […]

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Dancing with Diabetes

We’re looking for inspiring videos to play at our upcoming Family Conference that show young people with diabetes living life to the full. Here’s an awesome one from Jordy Moore: If, like Jordy, you haven’t let diabetes hold you back, then how about putting your own video together to share with other young people and […]

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