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Our Kaupapa

Our Vision – Tā Mātou Aronga 

That every person with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) in Canterbury and the West Coast lives the best quality of life possible

Our Mission – Tā Mātou Whainga 

To improve the wellbeing of people, families and carers affected by ME/CFS by providing information, validation, clinical support, connection, practical support and advocacy.  


To improve the quality of care available for those affected by ME/CFS  by providing education, direction, and support to health professionals and the wider community. 

Our Values - Ā Mātou Uaratanga

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We show compassion to every person affected by ME/CFS, including family and whānau.  

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We foster partnerships based on mutual trust, treat every person with dignity and always maintain confidentiality.  

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We are committed to removing health inequities and barriers.  

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We support our community with services and information based on evidence and experience, assisting each individual to design supports & management protocols that work for them.   

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We work together constructively and creatively recognising each other's strengths, and those of other organisations, to get the best outcomes for our community.  

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We acknowledge Te Tiriti o Waitangi as a founding document in New Zealand and demonstrate a commitment and special obligation to its principles.  

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