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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 >>

Let the Shave Off begin!

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 2:02 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

The clippers are poised and razors are at the ready, for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC’s) Shave for a Cure campaign More >>

Chiefs’ Close Shave

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 3:47 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Members of the Chiefs will be shaving their heads in support of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer (LBC) New Zealands Shave for a Cure campaign. More >>

Images: David Shearer gets sheared (by Russel Norman)

Monday, 26 March 2012, 12:54 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

It was a close shave, but Labour Party leader David Shearer ‘won’ an online poll against Green Party co-leader Russel Norman in which Kiwis voted for who they most wanted to see have his head shaved. More >>

Shearer and Norman go head to head for blood cancer

Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 1:12 pm | Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Two political party leaders, David Shearer and Russel Norman, will go head to head in a public voting poll to see which of the pair New Zealanders most want to see shave their head for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC) Shave for ... More >>

 

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