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The Otago & Southland Division 

The Otago and Southland Division works to improve community well-being by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer with core activities in Support Services, Health Promotion, Information and Research.

Our comprehensive range of support services is designed to help patients, carers, friends and family deal with the impact of cancer while maintaining a positive future outlook.The Health Promotion Team focuses on reducing the risk of cancer by supporting communities to create healthy environments. 

We receive no direct government funding and rely solely on the generosity of donors for funding. 

Please refer to the left hand menu to find out more about what we offer and how you can access our extensive range of services, alternatively please feel welcome to contact us. The Otago and Southland Division covers a wide area, and has staff in Dunedin, Invercargill, Central, North and South Otago. 

Our Core Activities 

Our core activities include:

  • Health Promotion - programmes to reduce cancer risk 
  • Providing patient and carers support and information services
  • Recruiting, training and supporting a diverse team of volunteers
  • Funding Cancer Research
  • Fundraising activities including Daffodil Day and Relay For Life


Information about the governance structure of the Cancer Society of New Zealand, Otago & Southland Division

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Annual Reports

Click here to read our latest Annual Report 2019/20 and access our archive.

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