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    Bay of Plenty Parkinson's Nurse Team

    Glennis BOP

    Name: Glennis Best

    Title: Parkinson's Nurse 

    Area: Tauranga/Western Bay of Plenty

    Email: glennis.best@parkinsons.org.nz

    Phone: 021 840 808


    Liz

    Name: Liz Rapley-Jones

    Title: Parkinson's Nurse 

    Area: Northwestern Bay of Plenty

    Email: liz.rapley-jones@parkinsons.org.nz

    Phone: 021 844 566


    Philippa BOP

    Name: Philippa Fergusson

    Title: Parkinson's Nurse 

    Area: Eastern Bay of Plenty

    Email: philippa.fergusson@parkinsons.org.nz

    Phone: 027 262 3232


    Meetings 

    CARERS SUPPORT MEETINGS 

    All carers are welcome to attend these meetings. The meetings give a valuable chance to share and learn about living Parkinson's and to learn about caring for the carer in a safe and caring environment.

    TAURANGA meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, 10:30 am, at the Citizens Club, corner Cameron Rd and Thirteenth Ave, Tauranga while the exercise class is on.

    PAPAMOA meetings are held on the third of the month, 10:30 am, at Pacifica Garden Centre while the exercise class is on.

    UPBEAT UNDER 65’s MEETING 

    For those who have Parkinsonism and their spouse/partner who are under 65 years. Meetings are held every two months for all attendees with separate meetings for spouse/partner and Parkinsonians at advertised times.

    BRAINWAVES GROUP - TAURANGA SPEECH CLASSES 

    Held on most Wednesdays of the month. Some are not available as per the specific calendar.  For further information please phone Dr Robin Matthews on 07 579 8783 or 027 326 1464.

    Brainwaves choir info
    Brainwaves Choir Timetable

    Here's a link for an NZ Herald article about the benefits of singing.

    BRAINWAVES GROUP – KATIKATI

    Commence at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, 22 January 2019, and held every fortnight, at Summerset by the Sea, Park Road, Katikati.

    KATIKATI RED TULIP EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS 

    Educational seminars are held 10:00 am every two months, Summerset by the Sea, Park Road, Katikati, for all members, carers, and interested persons. 

    TAURANGA RED TULIP EDUCATION SEMINAR

    Educational Seminar for all people living with Parkinson's daily. Held on the second Tuesday of the month at the Greerton Senior Citizen’s Club, Maitland St, Greerton.


    Parkinson's Exercise Classes

    TAURANGA EXERCISE CLASSES 

    Every Friday 10:30 am, at the Citizens Club, corner of Cameron Rd and Thirteenth Ave, Tauranga. The class is run by a registered physiotherapist. These classes generally run from late January until early December.

    PAPAMOA EXERCISE CLASS 

    Every Monday (except school holidays), 10:30 am at Papamoa Recreational Centre, Alice Lane off Parton Rd.  The class is run by a registered physiotherapist.

    KATIKATI EXERCISE CLASS 

    Every Thursday, 10:00 am, at Summerset by the Sea, Park Rd, Katikati. The class is run by a personal trainer. This class generally runs from late January until late November.

    WHAKATANE EXERCISE CLASS

    Every Wednesday, 10:00 am (except school holidays), at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall, Domain Road, Whakatane, in liaison with Occupational Therapy Department, Whakatane Hospital.

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    Parkinson's Parkinson's Bay of Plenty would like to thank our funders and supporters