Cancer Society Support Groups

For any cancer-related queries, you can contact a Cancer Information Nurse on 0800 CANCER (226 237) or email info@cancersoc.org.nz

Please check back soon for updates. 

Wellington | Kāpiti | Hutt Valley | Porirua | Johnsonville | Wairarapa | Nelson | Marlborough | Other Support Group


At the Wellington office - 04 389 842, 52 Riddiford St Newtown, Wellington

Healthy Steps (Exercise Class): Mondays, 6–7pm
PALS Prostate Cancer Support Group: 4th Tuesday of the month, 7–9pm
Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Group: 1st Thurs each month, 1:30-3pm Walking Group: call office for details.

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At the Kāpiti office –04 298 8514, 27 Kāpiti Road, Paraparaumu 04 298 8514

Introductory Mindfulness Course: Feb 2021 

Please contact us to express interest in a Kāpiti Prostate Cancer Support Group 


In the Hutt Valley

Healthy Steps: Thursdays 10:00-11:30am. Phone Kathryn Clark on 04 526 7370 to register 


In Johnsonville

Contact: Di Graham | 04 934 3083 | dianegraham867@gmail.com

Healthy Steps (Exercise Class): Saturdays during school term 9:15-10:15am, Malvina Major Retirement Village Lymphoedema Support Group: Tuesday every 3 months, 7:00-8:30pm


Other Support Groups in the Wellington Region

Head and Neck Cancer Group: contact Mary Cook on 021 351288 or marymarycook@yahoo.com 

Multiple Myeloma Support Group: contact Audrey Swallow at 04 298 3117 or audreyswallow@xtra.co.nz  

Whitby Cancer Support Group: 4th Thursday of the month, 7.30pm at St Mary’s, Discovery Drive. Come along or contact Helen 0276594321 or Mandy 0272398499 for more information 

Te Mauri - support group for Māori whānau experiencing cancer: Kokiri Marae Hauora - Hutt Valley: Fortnightly on Wednesdays, contact Tira Albert on 04 920 1472 or tira@kokiri-hauora.org.nz


 At Wairarapa centre – 06 378 8039, 37 Te Ore Ore Rd, Masterton

Lymphoedema Support Group: Meets quarterly at Cancer Society  
Blood Cancer Support Group: dates TBC 
Thriver’s & Survivors Afternoon tea: Any cancer survivor welcome, last Monday monthly 1-2.30pm 
Carer’s Support Group: Dates TBC

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In Nelson-Tasman -03 539 1137, info@cancernelson.org.nz

Survivors & Thrivers: Bimonthly daytime meeting Nelson, Motueka, Takaka, and Tapawera  
Bosom Buddies:  2nd Monday each month (alternate months at 10am or 7pm) 
Carers Group:  1st Wednesday each month at 7pm 
Colorectal Group:  2nd Wednesday each month at 7.30pm 
Yoga:  Tuesdays & Wednesdays (Nelson), Wednesdays (Motueka-school term only) 
Gym Programme:  eight-session 1:1 rehabilitation programme with a Personal Trainer (Nelson) 
Prostate Cancer Support Group:  1st Thursday each month, 1:30–3:30pm, Broadgreen House. Contact Bill (03) 544 8635 Head and Neck Cancer Group:  Bimonthly facilitated by SLT Emma Burns, 11am-12pm. Contact Emma on (03) 546 1797 ext. 7797


In Marlborough - marlborough@cancersoc.org.nz  Ph (03) 579 4379

Group enquiries - please contact the office

Exercise: We are seeking interest from people who have had a cancer diagnosis about being part of an exercise programme to regain or retain fitness during and after treatment.

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