Taranaki Parkinson's Nurses
Name: Jessica Sklenars
Title: Parkinson's Nurse
Area: Taranaki South
Phone: 027 218 3228
Taranaki Office Contact
Address: 28 Young Street, New Plymouth, 4310
Phone: 06 759 0019
Postal: PO Box 5015, New Plymouth, 4343
Taranaki Regular Meetings
Support Group Meeting
First Tuesday of every second month
• Please bring a gold coin as Koha (gift/donation)
Meet at 10 am at the De Burgh's Lodge, Lawry St, Moturoa. Guest Speaker begins at 10.00 am
Meeting Dates: December 1, Jan/Feb Dates to be confirmed.
South Taranaki Support Group Meeting
Third Wednesday of the month from 10.00 am – 12 midday (morning tea & Guest Speaker)
Meet at the St John's Presbyterian Church Foyer on the Corner of Argyle and High Street, Hawera.
Meeting Dates: December 16, Jan/Feb Dates to be confirmed. For more information, contact Jess Sklenars, Parkinson’s Nurse.
Last Tuesday of the month
Meet at 1.30 pm at Aromas Coffee Lounge, Devon St East.
Meeting Dates: No December meeting, Jan/Feb Dates to be confirmed.
Taranaki Young Parkinson's's Group (TYP)
10 Pin Social Evening
First Tuesday evening every month.
A social gathering for those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's before the age of 65.
Meet at 7.00 pm at the Bowlarama 10 Pin Bowling Centre, Devon St West. There is a choice of either 10 Pin Bowling or a game of Mini Putt - if you are bowling remember to bring your socks.
Meeting Dates: December 1, Feb 2.
Taranaki Exercise Sessions
Monday and Wednesday from 11.00 am - 12 noon
• Please pay $5 per session at reception
A non-contact boxing-based exercise designed for people living with Parkinson's.
Sessions are held at the Box Office Boxing Gym, 106 Leach St, below Supercheap Auto.
Extra class being added for Fridays from 10.30 am to 11.30 am.
Jake, our Head Coach, can collect people who may have transport issues. Phone 7575884 or contact Jake directly on 021 801431
NB: There is NO Counterpunch on Public Holidays. The last session is on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020, restarting on Jan 4, 2021.
Every Thursday from 10.00 - 11.30 am
• Please bring a gold coin as payment
Yoga tailored to the needs of the participants - for all members, North & South
Yoga sessions are held at DeBurgh's's Lodge, Lawry St, Moturoa, NP
The last session is on Thursday, Dec 17, 2020, restarting on Jan 14, 2021.
Walk for Parkinson's
Every Friday morning, starting at 9.00 am.
Meet at the Buller St Carpark at East End Beach.
This is a group walk done at your own pace, to the Wind Wand and back. This distance takes an average of 40 minutes.
The last session is on Friday, Dec 18, 2020, restarting on Jan 15, 2021.
Every Tuesday from 11.30 until 1.00 pm
• Please pay $2.00 if you have a Gold Card or a Green Card - others $5.00
Streamline Swim Academy - 55a Rimu St. Heated 18m four-lane pool open to People with Parkinson's and a carer/support person you to swim/walk lengths, or wallow.
The Wai Coffee Bar & Deli is alongside with pool viewing windows for those who do not wish to swim.
The last session is on Monday, Dec 21, 2020, restarting on Feb 1, 2021.
Parkinson's Parkinson's Taranaki would like to thank our funders and supporters