To provide support for and publish and distribute information to groups and individuals suffering from or interested in ME/CFS including their families and carers. To provide a National focus for and to represent individual sufferers and support groups for ME/CFS in New Zealand. To promote research into the study of ME/CFS, and of the causes and treatments of this disease and to liaise internationally and keep abreast of current research. To maintain ANZMES position as advisory body in this area of ME/CFS. To raise awareness of ME/CFS by educating health professionals and the wider community about this medical condition. To produce a regular publication to all subscribing members to disseminate information and support.