Cancer Society

$81,000 for Cancer Society

North Otago has raised more than $81,000 for the Cancer Society from its Relay for Life in Oamaru and a gala at Otematata.

Making short work of fundraising

Making short work of fundraising

Queenstown police Sergeant Kate Pirovano celebrated her 50th birthday with a makeover last Thursday, in memory of her brother.

Scooting over the alps

Scooting over the alps

Next Saturday, at a time most people are tucked up in bed, Peter Donaldson will be leaving Christchurch on a commuter scooter, hoping to reach Hokitika before the sun sets.

Travelling quiz helps Cancer Society

During the next five weeks, a travelling quiz night will be held at venues throughout Otago and Southland to raise money for the Cancer Society.

Aiming to assist cancer survivors

Aiming to assist cancer survivors

A pilot programme for Dunedin cancer survivors which begins next month is expected to lead to an Otago-Southland service within the next two or three years.

Baking a difference

Baking a difference

Daffodil Day means pikelet day in Wanaka, where once a year for the past 20 years, a spatula-wielding army of volunteers has made cream-topped morning tea shouts to raise money for the Cancer Society.

Support for Daffodil Day provides needed funds

Support for Daffodil Day provides needed funds

Today marks the 21st annual Daffodil Day, raising money for the New Zealand Cancer Society, to support patients, their families and raise funds to find new treatments and possible cures. The first Daffodil Day was held in 1990 in the Wellington and Central District regions - it is now marked in every town and city in New Zealand.

'Help after cancer' pilot

'Help after cancer' pilot

A pilot scheme to help Dunedin cancer sufferers move on after their illness could be a model for others, programme developer Dr Sue Walthert says.

Cancer Society adds voice to campaign

Cancer Society adds voice to campaign

The Cancer Society fears the effect on cancer sufferers if Dunedin loses neurosurgery.

Resignation of Cancer Society chief announced

Resignation of Cancer Society chief announced

The Cancer Society is remaining tight-lipped about the departure of Otago/Southland division chief executive Wendy Houliston.

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