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Living with endometriosis – the devastating chronic health condition that affects thousands of Kiwis

September 30, 2022

by Nicole Saunders, 27th September 2022 Originally published in Fashion Quarterly It’s a lifelong inflammatory condition that takes an immense … Continued

Endometriosis New Zealand announces new Clinical Advisory Committee

September 29, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE 29th September 2022 Endometriosis New Zealand has announced its new Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC), which will support the … Continued

GP Tips

September 20, 2022

How do you get the best out of your GP appointments? Last year, GP Dr. Deborah Brunt helped us answer … Continued

Low FODMAP Diet

September 13, 2022

This diet is best done in conjunction with a trained dietitian so they can help identify which FODMAPs may be … Continued

The experiences of endometriosis patients with diagnosis and treatment in New Zealand

September 9, 2022

Originally published on RNZ by reporter Felix Walton A new University of Canterbury survey shows New Zealand women with endometriosis … Continued

New research out of Christchurch

September 6, 2022

Katherine Ellis is a researcher at the University of Canterbury.  In early 2021 she approached the academic in charge of … Continued

Endometriosis diagnosis, treatment and support is still a pain

Women wait almost 8 years on average from onset of symptoms for endometriosis diagnosis and support Originally published by Cosmos … Continued

Mediterranean diet

Tips on how your diet can help manage endometriosis symptoms The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets … Continued

Father supporting daughter through endometriosis

September 4, 2022

To gain insight into what it’s like for a father, we spoke to one of our supporters from Adelphi Insurance, … Continued

Acupressure

August 30, 2022

Originally published on Mentratution Matters Acupressure is the use of the fingers or thumbs to press on certain parts of … Continued

Hospital apologises after Wellington mum with endometriosis called ‘drug seeker’, sent home by ED doctor during pain flare-up

August 29, 2022

Originally published by Newshub A Wellington mother has received an apology from Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand after … Continued

No end in sight: The reality of having endometriosis in New Zealand

August 25, 2022

Originally published by Woman Magazine. Written by Sasha Borissenko Endometriosis affects an estimated 10 to 11.7 percent of people assigned … Continued

Yoga

August 23, 2022

Yoga combines physical exercises, meditation and respiratory techniques. It can strengthen the muscles, relieve stress and increase blood circulation. Through … Continued

Sleep time

August 16, 2022

Sleeping difficulties are commonly associated with endometriosis and may be linked to fluctuations in hormones, the experience of bodily or … Continued

Stretch it out!

August 9, 2022

Stretches can be a fantastic way to self-manage some of your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Stretches that … Continued

Movement Plans

August 2, 2022

Exercise can be a scary word that brings to mind images of huffing and puffing, sweating and sore muscles. But … Continued

ENZ sits down with Masterchef NZ contestant, Alice Taylor

July 10, 2022

This week we sat down with Alice to discuss her endometriosis journey and why she wanted to use her platform … Continued

Clinical Advisory Committee

June 28, 2022

Endometriosis New Zealand is thrilled to announce the establishment of our new Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC). Upon appointment of the … Continued

ENDO: AN INVISIBLE PROBLEM

May 31, 2022

Originally published by MediWell Endometriosis New Zealand recently sat down with Dr Michael Wynn-Williams to discuss endometriosis and the effects … Continued

The invisible problem affecting one in ten women

May 10, 2022

Originally published by The Today FM show Endometriosis New Zealand CEO, Tanya Cooke spoke with Tova O’Brien and The Today … Continued

Women’s health – Endometriosis surgery wait times up to three years

Originally published by The Herald Paris McNeilage, 20, was declined a specialist appointment at Counties Manukau DHB for suspected endometriosis … Continued

In Her Head

May 9, 2022

Originally published by The Herald In Her Head: A campaign for better women’s health services It is great to see … Continued

Why I talk about my chronic health conditions online

April 7, 2022

Originally published by The Spinoff on 29/03/22 Cara Adler is a university student living with endometriosis and an eating disorder. For IRL, she explains … Continued

Endometriosis New Zealand farewells founder Deborah Bush MNZM, QSM.

April 1, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE 1st April 2022 For over 35 years Deborah Bush has led Endometriosis New Zealand to be at the … Continued

‘I Thought Endometriosis Would Rob Me of Having Kids’ – One Woman’s Fertility Journey Through Endo & How to Tell If YOU Might Be Affected

March 29, 2022

Published on Capsule.com Capsule x Fertility Associates It’s Endometriosis Awareness Month, and while having Endo is awful enough at the … Continued

Endometriosis sufferers face significant diagnostic delays

By Larissa Howie, 1News Producer Originally published on 1 News 28th March 2022 Story on Monday’s 6pm news. Watch the video … Continued

My journey with endometriosis.

March 28, 2022

Originally published on Billie.co.nz Written by Fleur Mealing Fifteen year old Kiwi girl, Mackenzie Winfield, shares her recent endometriosis journey … Continued

Calls for public health apology to endometriosis sufferers

March 26, 2022

Eda Tang Originally published on Stuff.co.nz 26th March 2022 There are calls for a public apology to endometriosis sufferers in … Continued

Painfully Aware

March 23, 2022

Published in New Zealand Woman’s Weekly, 21st March 2022 It is so great to see more endometriosis education and awareness … Continued

Deep Dive: Kiwi woman on her years-long battle for a endometriosis diagnosis

March 22, 2022

March 18, 2022 • 29 min In the loop podcast March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, a condition that affects roughly … Continued

So what is endometriosis?

March 21, 2022

Published on Billie, www.billienz.com Written By Fleur Mealing Periods are bad. The pain, the PMS, the bleeding… nothing about it is … Continued

Landmark Nationwide Study Offers Wake-Up Call for Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Healthcare

March 18, 2022

A large-scale survey, with respondents across Aotearoa New Zealand, has brought tolight the significant impact on quality of life and … Continued

Endometriosis: People suffering stigma, debilitating pain and insufficient public healthcare

By Katie Harris, Social Issues reporter Original article published in NZ Herald 18th March 2022 6:00 am WARNING: This article references … Continued

ENDO WHAT?

March 17, 2022

By Selina Ekerdt Published in the Twizel Update Ever since I was a young woman, I knew something wasn’t right. … Continued

When love literally hurts: endometriosis and painful sex

March 8, 2022

Originally posted on NAK-EDhttps://www.nak-ed.co.nz Written by Sophie Sager Whatever you call it, there’s no denying sex is a fundamental part … Continued

Beauty brand Tronque partners with Endometriosis New Zealand

March 2, 2022

This month, Tronque will donate over $20,000 worth of its Soft Focus Scar Concentrate to Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) to … Continued

Kiwis encouraged to take on an Endo Challenge this Endometriosis Awareness Month 

March 1, 2022

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) is calling on Kiwis to take part in an Endo … Continued

More understanding needed from employers – Endometriosis NZ

February 28, 2022

Original article from RNZ posted on 6:42 pm on 26 February 2022 Woman reaches settlement with employer over period pain … Continued

10 Tips for parents and caregivers of children and teens living with persistent pain

February 1, 2022

As parents, we all want the best for our children. Having a child with pain means change for all the … Continued

12 Holiday tips

December 16, 2021

Holiday and Christmas time is a special time. Time to spend with loved ones, eat delicious food, and enjoy the … Continued

Endometriosis New Zealand raises more than $4,000 on Giving Tuesday

December 8, 2021

Endometriosis New Zealand would like to thank everyone who took part in its GivingTuesday campaign last week, which raised more … Continued

Endometriosis New Zealand welcomes four new Board members

November 15, 2021

Image above: Top left Sandra Matthews, top right Felicity Evans, bottom left Dr Michael Wynn-Williams, and bottom right Dr Nicola … Continued

“I No Longer Wanted to Be Alive… But Now I Have Hope”: How the Healthcare System Fails Women with Endometriosis

November 11, 2021

Guest writer Sophie Sager describes her years-long battle to be diagnosed with endometriosis after countless dismissals and asks, why is … Continued

Bree Tomasel reveals her heartbreaking medical condition

October 28, 2021

Bree Tomasel was recently interviewed by Woman’s Day, revealing that she has endometriosis. Bree is co-host on Celebrity Treasure Island, … Continued

GP Tips

October 18, 2021

Here are some tips written by Dr Deborah Brunt. Dr Deborah Brunt is a GP with special interests in integrative … Continued

Endo Life: 6 wellbeing tips

September 27, 2021

Written by Andrea Molloy About Andrea  Andrea was diagnosed with endometriosis at the age of 24, following seven years of … Continued

Flare up tips

September 24, 2021

When you feel like you are in the ‘eye of the storm’ with a flare up, it is good to … Continued

Board Recruitment

September 8, 2021

Endometriosis New Zealand are seeking two Board members to provide strategic direction for the organisation Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) represents … Continued

Face of Tailor

September 1, 2021

Last month Tailor Skincare were on the search for their new Face of Tailor ambassador. Along with some wonderful prizes, … Continued

Candy Lane competes in Celebrity Treasure Island

August 27, 2021

Candy Lane will be on our screens again from the 6th of September, on TV2. Candy took part in Celebrity … Continued

Why women are more likely to suffer from long Covid

July 26, 2021

Read more from Dr Susan Evans and Professor Mark Hutchinson here

ENZ welcomes their new CEO, Tanya Cooke

April 30, 2021

Endometriosis New Zealand welcomes Tanya Cooke as new CEO and we are excited that our current CEO, Deborah Bush MNZM, … Continued

Why you should start an Endo Support Group at your work

March 17, 2021

It was late last year when a mutual friend suggested I reach out to a colleague she knew for advice … Continued

Anger Over Government “Side-lining” the Health of Hundreds of Women During COVID

October 9, 2020

Endometriosis New Zealand is speaking out on behalf of hundreds of New Zealand women and girls who’ve suffered from a … Continued

Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis in New Zealand

March 3, 2020

Ministry of Health Releases Document: “This document aims to improve the diagnosis and management of endometriosis in New Zealand in … Continued

Top 10 Endometriosis myths that will make you rethink what you know

February 4, 2020

1.     It’s normal to have distressing pain during your period It’s normal to have some degree of discomfort during your period … Continued

Undercover ENDO HELP

Written by Ara Journalist Student. I went undercover to use Endometriosis New Zealand’s helpline service, ENDO HELP – here’s what … Continued

Australian women turning to cannabis to treat endometriosis symptoms

November 13, 2019

AUSTRALIA, Sydney – November 12, 2019 – A new study published today in Journal of Obstetrics Gynaecology Canada has found one in eight … Continued

World Endometriosis Organisation (WEO)

October 11, 2019

World Endometriosis Organisations (WEO) represents 200 million with endometriosis globally The World Endometriosis Organisations was officially launched this week. WEO … Continued

Endometriosis New Zealand Parliamentary Meeting

March 26, 2019

On March 13th, 2019 in the Executive Wing of Parliament Buildings known as the Beehive, Wellington, New Zealand, Dr Duncan … Continued

ENDOMETRIOSIS NEW ZEALAND MEETING POLITICIANS

March 4, 2019

Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) are pleased to be co-hosting a meeting at Parliament with Dr Duncan Webb MP for Christchurch … Continued

DRIVING POLICY CHANGE FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS IN NEW ZEALAND

In 2015 Endometriosis New Zealand drove an initiative to bring together the Ministry of Health and representatives from RANZCOG; RNZCGP; … Continued

Support ENZ through everydayhero

February 25, 2019

The ENZ community is filled with amazing people who want to support others and we are often asked if there … Continued

SHOP TO SUPPORT ENDOMETRIOSIS NEW ZEALAND

Blue Illusion PALMERSTON NORTH BOUTIQUE THE PLAZA SHOP 32, CHURCH ST PALMERSTON NORTH 4410 15% of proceeds will be donated … Continued

2019 March Endometriosis Awareness Month

February 15, 2019

Every day we have amazing individuals asking how they can help support the work ENZ does throughout New Zealand and … Continued

ENZ High Tea

February 12, 2019

Join others across New Zealand by catching up with whānau, friends, and colleagues celebrating and raising money for Endometriosis New … Continued

Endometriosis and Nutrition – Sara Widdowson

October 19, 2018

Endometriosis Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrial tissue, which normally lines the uterus, grows in other sites in the … Continued

Devilskin releases new song: ENDO

September 7, 2018

  DEVILSKIN RELEASE BRAVE NEW TRACK WITH AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE.   Releasing 7 September, Devilskin’s new song ‘ENDO’, is a … Continued

Event: ENZ Chief Executive among Queen’s Honour recipients

February 22, 2018

Friday, 9 June, 2017 – All day event ENZ Chief Executive among Queen’s Honour recipients Deborah Bush QSM, Chief Executive … Continued

Deborah Bush awarded “50 Women of Achievement” by Zonta

Tuesday, 8 March, 2016 – All day event Deborah Bush awarded “50 Women of Achievement” by Zonta Venue: TBC We … Continued

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