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Last Wednesday, the cast and crew of Fortune Theatre's latest play “Jeeve’s and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense” were invited to join Daffodil House guests for World Cancer Day.Read more ›
People often give generously to the Cancer Society without really knowing what it is we do. Les Taiatini’s story paints the picture.Read more ›
So we are now officially 10 days out until the Air New Zealand Queenstown Half Marathon.
I thought things were getting real, but now that I am almost single digits out from the event, things are very real.
The CanShop Fashion Show was, for the second year running, invited to provide a fashion show as the main event for the Arrowtown Spring Flower Show in September.Read more ›
“They sometimes come in with hunched shoulders and low self confidence,” says Angela Melrose, one of the Supportive Care team in Dunedin, “and they walk out with a smile on their face, feeling a million dollars.”Read more ›
“In 2013, four days after I moved to New Zealand my mother was diagnosed with stomach cancer. She didn't want to worry me, so didn't tell me for a further 6 weeks.Read more ›
Schools across Otago and Southland turned yellow in celebration of Daffodil Day last month.Read more ›
The 20th Annual Otago Polytechnic Cancer Society Spring Ball was held earlier this month at Dunedin’s Town Hall where a record amount of just over $100,000 was raised.Read more ›
It’s coming up daffodils throughout the industrial area of Frankton, Queenstown. And all thanks to Cook Brothers Construction Company.Read more ›
The Otago and Southland Cancer Society are committing to having trained supportive care staff no more than an hour of any one affected by cancer.Read more ›
Have you been invited to take part in our charity survey? If so, you can read more about it here.Read more ›
As the production wound up the production team donated much of its office equipment to the Canshop to onsell...Read more ›
The Arrowtown Bowling Club raised a whopping $14,011, from their Wild Food Day this month.
Last May, young Charlotte from Gore decided to cut her hair off so it could be made into a wig for people who needed it. Unbeknown to Charlotte, her mum Sara, had ovarian cancer when she was 20 years old and received a wig at that time.Read more ›
The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ is delighted to announce that The Otago Southland Cancer Society will be the Official Charity Partner of the 2017 Games.Read more ›
Today the National Board of the Cancer Society of New Zealand accepted the resignation of our Chief Executive, Claire Austin.Read more ›
Cancer Society is thrilled with PHARMAC's decision to fund effective therapies for advanced melanoma, now including Keytruda.Read more ›
Cancer Society welcomes the decision to invest $39 million to roll-out a national bowel screening programme, as well as a tobacco tax increase.Read more ›