Canterbury Support Group


About Our Support Group

The group provides for support people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), their family and friends.

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Canterbury Crohn's and Colitis Support Group Inc.



Facebook: Canterbury Crohn's and Colitis Support Group

Also have a Facebook Page: Crohns Colitis New Zealand Canterbury Support Group


Coordinator: Kirsty Kelly
Committee Members:  Tess Rodgers, Paul Carton, Shirley-Ann Griffiths

IBD Nurse (for public hospital patients)

Christchurch Hospital 

Other Support Available

All patients can phone Healthline on 0800 61 11 16, see

Patients on Humira can call 0800VIVAHELP (0800 848 243) to speak to a Viva nurse, see 

Patients on Amgevita can call 0800 AMGEVITA (0800 2643 8482) to speak to an Amgevita Support Nurse, see

Everyone can phone the CCNZ helpline number - 0800ASKIBD (0800 27 54 23), see our home page

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