New Zealand Alopecians


New Zealand Alopecians

A group for Kiwis with alopecia. Maybe we could arrange to meet new people in our regions and help one another out.

Location: New Zealand, Auckland.
Members: 121
Latest Activity: May 18

Discussion Forum

Any Wellingtonians still out there?

Started by ekulzz. Last reply by MummyWendy May 18. 12 Replies

Where do you buy your wigs?

Started by Livvy. Last reply by Livvy Sep 20, 2014. 4 Replies

Kids with alopecia

Started by MummyWendy. Last reply by MummyWendy Jun 15, 2014. 2 Replies

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Comment by Lisamarie on April 14, 2015 at 4:12pm
I have no idea if this is the right place to post this but I have two Jon Renau wigs for sale. The Brooklyn which has been worn maybe 4-5 times and the Victoria which has never been worn (tags still attached, still in box). I'm pretty open to reasonable offers. Victoria is shade 4 (dark brown) and I think Brooklyn is 4/33 (dark brown with subtle red highlights). If you're interested email me at and I'll send photos/more info. Thanks!
Comment by ekulzz on February 27, 2015 at 5:29am

Hi Judy, bit of late reply as I only come on here when i'm shedding hair. I'm a Wellingtonian (Porirua), 25 male. I have Areata, so lose patches of hair, eyebrows, some body hair but have most of it at the moment

Comment by Judy Woolley on January 4, 2015 at 7:21pm

Hi - I have just joined the New Zealand Alopecians Group albeit I have been a member of  Alopecia World for some time.  I lost all my hair (Alopecia Universalis) in 2008 over the course of a couple of months.  Every now and then I get little bits come back and at the moment I have eyelashes, which is a very strange feeling.

I am a Wellington lass and would like to know if there are any bods out there in the Wellington/Hutt area with the same condition.

I wear wigs for the most part, which I got from the government assistance and I have to say the lady that makes them (in Lower Hutt opposite Waterloo Railway Station) does an excellent job.  Especially the latest one I got last year for my daughter's wedding.

My aim is to be bold, and go to the shops without a wig.  I wear a scarf if it is really hot or a bandana when I go to the gym.

Would love to hear from someone local.

Happy new year to everyone.

Comment by SophieG on September 18, 2014 at 2:16am
Yeah and to be honest they ate the same quality a the one I got here and that cost $500!!!!! I got the Ellen wille fair mono wig. It's light weight and really nice to wear.
Comment by Livvy on September 18, 2014 at 1:54am

Are the cheaper wigs on Direct wigs comfortable to wear?

Comment by Livvy on September 18, 2014 at 1:49am

Thanks Sophie, I'll check Direct Wigs out. :)

Comment by SophieG on September 18, 2014 at 12:27am
Hey livvy I get my wigs from direct wigs which is in the UK. They're awesome to deal with and I'm really badly with my wig I got from there. I got one online from prowigsau and they were terrible.
Comment by Livvy on September 18, 2014 at 12:20am

Where do you buy your wigs from? I'm having so much trouble finding somewhere

Comment by Hemanth on August 30, 2014 at 1:45am
Hi guys,
I'm new to this site. I'm from hamilton. I feel good to join this group,
Any one from hamilton would be cheerful to meet up,
I hope u all had a good time.
Live every moment happily cheers
Comment by MummyWendy on August 18, 2014 at 5:43pm

Hi Lexie (and SophieG!) - I am in Wellington too! My daughter (aged 8) has alopecia. 


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