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Bringing about positive change for all people affected by dementia is at the heart of what we do.


Dementia Learning Centre

Dementia Learning Centre

Our newly launched hub of excellence for dementia education. Explore the range of resources and programmes.

Dementia Friendly NZ

Dementia Friendly NZ

Join us and make NZ a more dementia friendly place. Learn more about our programmes and initiatives.

Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan

Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan

We are urging the government to take action on dementia by adopting a national plan. This is our blueprint.

Latest News

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First ever Māori cognitive intervention tool to be launched

Wednesday 27 July, 2022

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Thank you, Minister, but Govt still has more to do

Thursday 26 May, 2022

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There are lots of ways you can get involved and help make a difference for people living with dementia in New Zealand.

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Whether it’s running, cycling, baking or crafting, you can support people living with dementia with your own unique fundraising challenge. The possibilities are endless!

Become a Dementia Friend

Become a Dementia Friend

Learn more about dementia and simple ways to help. Receive a free badge or wristband and certificate.

Your Stories

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The importance of hope

The Alzheimers NZ Advisory Group share their very moving reflection on the need for hope.

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Fergus’ story

Fergus and Peter haven't let a diagnosis of dementia stop them from rafting the Waiau Toa/Clarence River, seeing Peter's favourite band live, or keeping connected with life on the farm.

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Kate De Goldi’s story

As a Champion for Dementia, author Kate De Goldi is looking to honour the experience she had with her family and help raise public awareness of dementia.

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To access dementia support in your area, please call 0800 004 001. We also have lots of information available to help you.

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