Running For His Mum

I haven’t always been into exercise. Five years ago I couldn’t even run down the street! So when I decided to run Wellington’s Round the Bays half marathon in February I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. Knowing I could fundraise for a cause I believed in made it all the more worthwhile. The decision to run for Sweet Louise was easy because a few years ago, my mum … Read More

November and December Meeting Dates

If you have any questions about Auckland and Northland meetings, please email your Auckland Support Coordinator or email [email protected] to see if transport is available. Please note times for individual meetings. Morning tea is provided. Auckland West/North Shore/Warkworth/Northland Contact Sarah on [email protected] 027 371 8686 or 0800 11 22 77 Henderson: Monday 7 November, 9:30-11am Kings Plant Barn, 224 Universal Drive. Warkworth: Monday 21 November, 10:00-11:30am The Honey Centre, 7 … Read More

Clinical Trials in Auckland, Waikato and Christchurch

Do you have advanced triple negative breast cancer? Auckland, Waikato and Christchurch hospitals are all running clinical trials for Keytruda, a new type of cancer immunotherapy that’s had promising results in early stage trials. Click here to read about the early results, and if you’d like to take part in one of these trials, no matter where in the country you live, email Helen at NZBCF – [email protected] These trials … Read More

December: Wellington and Christchurch News from Tracy

Wellington News Our November meeting saw us preparing for Christmas. We were guided through making a beautiful Christmas tree card by Lynne Hawkes, a very talented creative lady. She calmly encouraged us and ensured we all went home with our own masterpiece. Thanks to our volunteers who took care of all the housekeeping details, food and drink, and to a young volunteer who photographed the day. Ladies from the Kapiti … Read More