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Firefighters smash records for charity

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 11:29 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Firefighters have fundraised a recording breaking $1,307,637.02 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) on the 15th anniversary of the annual Firefighters Sky Tower Stair Challenge on Saturday. More >>

Firefighters raise 7.2 million for cancer charity

Monday, 13 May 2019, 9:26 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

May 18th is a special day for 1000 firefighters gathering at the base of the Sky Tower for the 15th anniversary of the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge - a fundraising event to support Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). More >>

New hope for cancer patients accessing leading-edge drugs

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 10:04 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

New hope for cancer patients accessing leading-edge unfunded drugs More >>

Why cancer is a laughing matter

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:22 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

People do not normally associate cancer with laughter, but comedian and cancer patient David Downs has done just that with his charity comedy show called For a Limited Time on Friday, May 10th in Auckland. More >>

Dunedin asked to “Step On It” for blood cancer patients

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 10:27 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Dunedin residents are being encouraged to take part in the first Stadium Climb to raise funds for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). More >>

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raises $1.25 million

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 2:27 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Firefighters taking part in the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raised more than $1.25 million for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. More >>

950 firefighters to take on the Sky Tower this Saturday

Monday, 14 May 2018, 2:53 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

With five days to go until the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge, 950 firefighters have raised nearly $900,000 so far for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). More >>

Farmers Auckland CBD store abuzz for Shave for a Cure!

Monday, 12 March 2018, 10:52 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

The clippers will be buzzing at Farmers’ Auckland CBD store on the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets this Friday March 16, when it is transformed into a pop-up barber shop with celebrity hairdressers for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s ... More >>

Inspirational Waikato Woman to Speak at Blood Cancer Forum

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:59 am | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Who better than a person who has herself experienced blood cancer to speak to those living with the illness? More >>

Footrot Flats graffiti artist strikes again

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 2:42 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Iconic Auckland graffiti artist Paul Walsh who came forward this week as the mystery man behind the painting of Dog from Footrot Flats at Big King Reserve, has a unique new artwork in production which will be revealed tomorrow. More >>

Shave the date for 2017

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 4:16 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Shave for a Cure is on again in 2017 and promises to see many more thousands of Kiwis lose their locks for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. More >>

World Lymphoma Awareness Day

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 4:56 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Selena Dewar’s serenity in the face of serious health issues is both extraordinary and inspiring. Despite dealing with three different lymphoma diagnoses, the Auckland mother-of-one remains the picture of forward looking positivity. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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