Stroke Clubs

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Stroke Clubs unite people who have had a stroke, for mutual support and friendship. As well as enabling people to share experiences and help each other, the clubs hold social activities and organise outings.

Stroke clubs

Stroke Clubs meet regularly to unite people who have had a stroke for mutual support. As well as enabling people to share experiences and help each other, the clubs encourage social activities and organise outings.

You can listen to a podcast about stroke clubs here

For a list of Stroke Clubs in the central region see

Stroke Club sailing
Stroke club members setting sail


All Northern Region stroke clubs can be contacted via Stroke Foundation Northern Region office:
Address:  PO Box 65371, Mairangi Bay, Auckland 0754
Phone: 09 475 0070
Fax: 09 479 2279

Glen Eden (School Terms only)

Coordinator: Anne Rogers

Howick (school terms only)

Coordinator: Linda Peters


Coordinator: Sally Curtis

North Shore (Takapuna and Browns Bay combined)

Coordinator: Jill Patterson


Coordinator: Elaine Brown


Coordinator: Lillian Carde
and: Gaye Miller (Memberships/Finance)

Shanti Niwas

Coordinator: Nilima Venjat

Young Stroke (New Lynn)

Coordinator: Karen Haag



Rosemary Hickey


Coordinator: Judith Middleton

Bowling outing
A trip to the bowling alley is great fun


Gisborne Stroke Support

Judy Livingstone

PO Box 1117
Gisborne 4010


PO Box 27112
Garnett Avenue
Hamilton 3257 (Secretary)

Hamilton Under 65's

PO Box 27113
Garnett Avenue
Hamilton 3258 
Co-ordinator: Catherine Bang

Hawera Stroke Club

35 Argyle Street
Hawera 4610
Co-ordinator: Hazel Robinson

Morrinsville Stroke Club

Renee Cooper
90A Studholme Street
Morrinsville 3300
07 889 6885

New Plymouth

Jean Hastie
Villa 99
95 Barrett Road
New Plymouth 4310
06 751 1114 / 027 339 6572

Opunake Stroke Club

46 Hephy Street
Opunake 4616
Club Co-ordinator: Leonnie West

South Waikato

Dorothy Smout
35 Glencorse Street
07 886 5593 (Secretary/Vice President)

Stratford Stroke Club

52 Juliet Street
Stratfod 4332
Club Co-ordinator: Edith Bun

Te Awamutu

Margaret Yates
2/440 Elizabeth Street
Te Awamutu 3800


Whakatane Stroke Club
8 Valley Road
Whakatane 3120
Mrs L.Pask

Tauranga, Katikati, Whitianga, Te Aroha, Whakatane

Jessica Copperwaite
PO Box 990
Tauranga 3112
07 571 3050 / 021 962 381


Support group for carers of stroke survivors - New Zealand
Younger Stroke Survivors (Midland NZ)



All Southern region stroke clubs can be contacted through the regional office, in addition to details shown. 
Address: Unit 3/47 Mandeville Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011
Postal: P O Box 8143, Riccarton, Christchurch 8440
Phone: 03 381 8500

Christchurch Stroke Club

Margaret Forbes

03 3598350 or 027 2231 830.

Hornby Stroke Club

Fay Draffin

03 342 6321

Marlborough Stroke Club

Vyvienne Dunlop 

PO Box 275, Blenheim

03 5783837

Rangiora Stroke Club

Barbara Matthews

03 327 2219

Richmond Stroke Club

Shona Andrell

03 338 2095

South Canterbury Stroke Club

Club coordinator

03 684 9788

Southland Stroke Club

03 214 0308 

West Coast Stroke Support Group

Carrie Williams

03 762 5418 or 027 322 7743

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