General objectives of organisation
The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand. The Cancer Society consists of a national office, located in Wellington, and six regional divisions, all involved in raising their own funds and providing local support services. We are the leading cancer patient advocate in New Zealand, providing a voice on all kinds of issues affecting cancer detection and treatment.
What we do
A range of support services are available for people with cancer and their families / caregivers.
Cancer Prevention and Health Promotion
The Health Promotion team encourages New Zealander’s to live a healthier lifestyle by working in the areas of policy, education, advocacy and communication relating to:
• Tobacco Control
• Skin Cancer Prevention
• Nutrition and Physical Activity
• Screening and Early Detection