Neurological Foundation - Chair of Neurosurgery

Battle continues: $3m needed

January 2012

We have won the fight to keep a neurosurgery service in the south – now we want to secure its future.

So today The Southland Times and the Otago Daily Times are joining forces again to launch a fundraising campaign to set up an endowment fund for a chair in neurosurgery at the University of Otago.

The two newspapers, along with the National Bank and ANZ, want to raise up to $3 million during the next 12 months to fund the chair, which will not only provide New Zealand's first academic neurosurgery unit but will also secure the role no matter what funding is provided by central government in the future. With your help we are confident we can do it.

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