Cancer Society Support Programmes
Cancer talks, groups & courses - July to December 2017
To support those with cancer, the Cancer Society run talks, courses and groups for anyone affected by cancer including whānau or family of those affected by cancer. Our upcoming events are held throughout the greater Wellington region. Most sessions are free. Koha or donations appreciated.
Please check the website for the latest offerings www.cancernz.org.nz
For more info, please call 0800 CANCER (226 237) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Breast Cancer Under 50’s group, 4th Tuesday of the month- 6pm-7.30pm
Yoga and relaxation, Tuesdays 11.30am - 12 noon or 12:30pm
Healthy Steps, Mondays 6 - 7pm
Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Group, 1st Thursday of the month 1:30pm
PALS – Prostate Cancer Support Group, 4th Tuesday of the month 7 - 9pm
CanBalance – Under-50’s Cancer Support Group, 1st Tuesday of the month contact
email@example.com or call us on0800 226 237
Relaxation and Massage, Tuesdays daytime
Walking Group, contact 0800 226 237 for more info
Morning Tea, 4th Friday of the month 10:30am – 12 noon. Waikanae. Call 04 298 9676.
Living Well With Cancer, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month 10.30am – 12 noon. Venue:
Kāpiti Health Centre, Warrimoo Street, Paraparaumu
Cancer Support Group, 3rd Tuesday of the month 7pm. Venue: Walter Nash Centre, 22 Taine St, Taita,
Lower Hutt - Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 04 389 8421
Healthy Steps, weekly on Thursdays during school term time with Kathy 10-11.30am.
Venue: Danzport studio, Upper Hutt
Kia Ora - E Te Iwi, in August at Ora Toa, 20 Ngatitoa St, Titahi Bay / Porirua.
Contact Natalie Kini at email@example.com or on 04 238 4914 or 04 237 0110
Healthy Steps, weekly on Saturdays during school term time 9.15am - 10.15am.
Venue: St Johns Church hall, Johnsonville
Lymphoedema Support Group, 3rd Tuesday of every 2nd month 7pm - 8:30pm. Contact Di Graham 0274601313 or 04 9343083 or
Multiple Myeloma Support Group, 4-6 weekly rotating all areas:
Fesoasoani Pacific Women’s Breast Cancer Support Group, please contact Moera or
Cecilia at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pasifika Men’s Cancer Support Group, please contact Ollie Seumanufagai at (04) 389 0594 ext 64104 or 027 511 3205 Ollie_Seumanufagai@nzf.salvationarmy.org
Head and Neck Cancer Support Group, 1st Sunday of the month 2:30pm. Venue: Ground Up Café, Pauahatanui Contact Cheryl on email@example.com
Any Cancer Women’s Support Group, 3rd Monday of the month 1pm – 2:30pm
South Wairarapa Any Cancer Support Group, 2nd Monday monthly 1–2:30pm, Venue: Richmond House,2 Fitzherbert St, Featherston
Blood Lymphoma Leukemia and Myeloma Support Group, Saturday meetings x4 a year with a shared lunch. Partners/ spouses welcome. Dates to be advised.
Lymphoedema Support Group, every second month. Call for details.
Cancer Society Wairarapa Dragon Boat Team. Open to all cancer survivors and their supporters for fun and fitness.
Living with Bowel Cancer Programme, this is 4 session informative course.
Look Good Feel Better Course. A free one day workshop offered to women undergoing treatment for cancer.
Moving On after Cancer. These 4 week 2 hour sessions, are for those completing treatment and asking what now? Call to enrol.
Living Beyond Cancer
The first course of the year for those dealing with cancer treatment and into survivorship 6-8pm Wednesdays 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th May.
50 and Under Breast Cancer Group
Meets 4th Tuesdays of every month 6.30 – 8.30pm
Network meeting for women diagnosed with any gynaecological cancer 1st Tuesday of the month 6.30pm
Any cancer Men’s Network Group
Second Tuesday of the month 6.30pm
Any Cancer Women’s Network Group
3rd Tuesday of the month 6.30pm
Exercise group for those with breast or gynaecological cancer. Curves Gym (Porse Building Market St) 10am to 11am Saturdays
Look Good Feel Better
Next course Monday 11th June
Carers Drop In Meeting
We would like to trial a drop in meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month for people supporting/caring for someone with cancer,1.30pm – 3 pm
We are seeking interest from people who have had a cancer diagnosis re being part of an exercise programme to regain/retain fitness during and after treatment.
Please phone or email Margot if you are interested in participating. Times to be decided.
For more information on any of the above or