Better Out Than In


What's in store for 2017?

Launched in 2016, Better Out Than In set out to support people with chronic respiratory conditions through connecting people, raising awareness, and sharing our stories to inspire others. It launched in July with a 100 Day Challenge, seeing a team of people using their lungs to raise almost $3000 for the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation's Research Programme. In 2017, Better Out Than In will have a particular focus on supporting people with respiratory conditions to engage in regular physical activity, as this is essential for maintaining good respiratory health - with or without a respiratory condition.

  • Graeme Nelson is biking 'Around Brunner' for Better Out Than In.

  • Better Out Than In will continue in its mission to connect, inspire, and raise awareness of respiratory conditions, with a particular focus on supporting people to engage in regular physical activity.

  • Merchandise will soon be available to purchase, with all profits going to support people with respiratory conditions.

  • Better Out Than In will attend and host events that work towards its goal of promoting an Active Life for Stronger Lungs and a Stronger Mind.


Be inspired by people affected by chronic respiratory conditions.

Emily Arps

Lives with Kartagener’s Syndrome
Emily lives with a chronic respiratory condition, Kartagener’s Syndrome. She is the founder of Better Out Than In. Read on…

Tony Bayard

1989 – 2016
Tony was the IT support behind Better Out Than In, and lived with the respiratory conditions Kartageners Syndrome, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis & Bronchiectasis. Read on…

Kayla & Angela White

6 year old Kayla White was born at just 33 weeks with fluid in her chest cavity meaning her lungs could not grow. Kayla and her mother, Angela, spent 135 in Wellington Hospital before returning home to Nelson. Read on…

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