Welcome to the website of the New Zealand Essential Tremor Support Group. This website has been set up to provide information and support for people effected by Essential Tremor.

Essential Tremor (ET) is a neurological disorder that causes a rhythmic shaking of the arms or other body parts, often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease. Here you can find a description of Essential Tremor and links to medical and research information.

You can also learn more about the support group and read personal stories by people effected by ET.

Contact us

NZ Essential Tremor Support Group Inc.
Postal address: PO Box 6375, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141
Freephone: 0508 873 667

News & Events

We have support groups at

  • Whangarei
  • Auckland
  • Hamilton
  • Tauranga
  • Palmerston North
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin

For specific details, please call our Freephone 0508 873 667 or send us an email at

Brain Day 2018

Each year's Brain Day presents expert lectures, panel discussions, workshops, stands manned by community health groups, and entertaining and instructional events and demonstrations all about the brain and the most recent research into neurological disorders.  It's always a rewarding experience, and the NZ Essential Tremor Support Group is always a part.  Please come and join us.

Dunedin Brain Day:  10 March, 9am to 4pm at the Otago Museum

Auckland Brain Day:  21 July, 9am to 4pm at the Owen Glenn Business School, University of Auckland

Information about Brain Day 2018 can be found at