Over 500 Kiwis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is New Zealand's most common life-limiting genetic condition. It mainly affects the lungs and pancreas, but over time affects other organs too. There are over 500 children and adults living with CF in New Zealand.

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A brighter future

Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand is the only charity dedicated to supporting and improving the quality of life for people with CF and their families. Established in 1968 as a volunteer support group for parents with a newly diagnosed child, we dedicate ourselves to shaping a brighter future for everyone with cystic fibrosis.

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Making a difference with your support

“My social worker Sue is a listening ear when I am worried about what the future might hold. She talks through my concerns about declining health and also my hopes and worries about a lung transplant. She’s my advocate and support person. My life wouldn’t be the same without her”.

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