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Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge sets another record

Monday, 30 May 2016, 4:29 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Firefighters from over 234 brigades across the country have set another new fundraising record for the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge on May 28 raising just over $1,161,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. The event hit the million ... More >>

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge fundraising

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:52 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

With just over a week to go until the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge, 850 firefighters have already raised $650,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). More >>

Farmers’ flagship CBD store set to stage hair-razing launch

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 10:36 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

One of the country’s most high-profile retail store fronts will undergo a radical makeover on Thursday when it’s used to launch this year’s Shave for a Cure campaign. The front window of Farmers’ flagship CBD store on the corner of Queen and Victoria ... More >>

One Month until Shave

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 2:54 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Waikato farmer Damian Bardoul was on a pig hunting trip when he realised something wasn’t right. The strapping 22-year-old was struggling to carry the pig he’d just caught. He was constantly out of breath and had to keep sitting down. “My ... More >>

Shave the date!

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 4:37 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Thousands of freshly-shaven heads will appear across the country this autumn as Kiwis lose their locks for Shave for a Cure! The hair-razing event will be held April 4th – April 10th 2016 to raise money to help the 10,000 New Zealanders living with ... More >>

Fidelity Life Top Corporate Fundraiser for Shave Week

Monday, 20 April 2015, 3:41 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Staff with shaven heads at Fidelity Life’s head office may be feeling the cooler weather, but are warm in the knowledge that they’ve raised an unbeatable amount of money participating in Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s annual fundraiser ... More >>

SKYCITY NZ Breakers to go bald for Shave for a Cure

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 3:46 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Four SKYCITY NZ Breakers are going for a more streamlined look heading into the NBL playoffs as they brave a shave on Thursday 19 February as part of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC’s) Shave for a Cure campaign. Mika Vukona, Jordan ... More >>

Terminally Ill Man Begins Intrepid Scooter Ride

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 9:21 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

A terminally ill man given just months to live will ride his scooter more than 2500 kilometres around the South Island to raise money for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand. More >>

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge

Monday, 12 May 2014, 1:15 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

The firefighters’ race to raise $1 million for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) via has reached nearly $560,000, six days out from this year’s event. On 17 May, 700 firefighters will race up 1,103 stairs of Auckland’s iconic Sky ... More >>

More than 700 firefighters to take on Sky Tower Challenge

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:47 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

More than seven hundred firefighters from around New Zealand will race up Auckland’s most iconic structure on Saturday May 17 as part of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC’s) Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge, which has seen places ... More >>

Bald is no barrier to shaving for charity

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 4:50 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Auckland resident Mark Nalder is this week proving there really is no excuse for not taking part in Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s annual fundraiser Shave for a Cure. More >>

Hundreds of kiwis ready to brave a shave

Monday, 17 March 2014, 9:28 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

This week hundreds of kiwis across the country are set to lose their locks as they brave a shave for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s Shave for a Cure fundraiser. Their efforts will help the 6 New Zealanders diagnosed with a blood cancer or related ... More >>

SKYCITY NZ Breakers go bald for Shave for a Cure

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 12:50 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Seven of SKYCITY NZ Breakers team have a lot less hair after braving a shave yesterday as part of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s Shave for a Cure campaign. Gary Wilkinson, CJ Bruton, Duane Bailey, Jarrod Kenny, Alonzo Burton, assistant coach ... More >>

Shave the date!

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 7:22 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Whether it’s to help a family member, to help others or simply beat the boys at the office, there are many stories behind why thousands of kiwis chose to part in Shave for a Cure Week from 17 – 23 March to raise funds for Leukaemia & Blood ... More >>

Kiwi celebs give Blood Cancers the Silent Treatment

Monday, 4 November 2013, 12:57 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

When asked who they’d want to be silent for a week, comedian and TV star Paul Ego replied, “probably myself – I’d like to see myself shut up for a while” a thought echoed by 7DAYS co-star Jeremy Corbett who replied “I agree with Paul.” More >>

72-Year-Old to Ride Across New Zealand on 70-Year-Old Bike

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 3:57 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

John Smithies, is riding the length of New Zealand at the age of 72 on a rusty 1940’s three-speed bike, to raise awareness of the blood cancer lymphoma. More >>

Golfers to Take On 100-Hole Marrowthon for Blood Cancer

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 3:12 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Golfers will soon get the ultimate opportunity to perfect their swing in a challenging 100-hole Golf Marrowthon to raise money for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). More >>

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge sets new records

Monday, 13 May 2013, 5:13 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

This year’s Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge was the biggest ever with 550 firefighters from across the climbing to the top of Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower on Saturday May 10 to raise over $471,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand ... More >>

From Mowhawk Man to Bald Eagle

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 1:25 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Nick Poortman, a 23-year-old audio engineer from Titirangi, is shaving his distinctive eight-inch high mohawk for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC’s) Shave for a Cure campaign. More >>

The brave boy behind the television ad

Monday, 25 February 2013, 10:59 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

The brave boy behind the television ad Kole Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s emotive Shave for a Cure television commercial tells the story of a father shaving his head, in the hope that his young son will recover from a blood cancer or related ... More >>

 

 

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