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Go Spotty Day – Melanoma NZ

Monday, 13 November 2017, 7:38 pm | Melanoma New Zealand

Go Spotty Day – Melanoma NZ On Friday 17th of November thousands of New Zealanders will be going ‘spotty’ to raise awareness of melanoma –a disease that affects so many people in this country every year. “We want to get people in the community ... More >>

New Zealand is on the verge of a melanoma epidemic

Monday, 14 November 2016, 1:08 pm | Melanoma New Zealand

With already the highest incidence rate in the world it is predicted numbers could increase by 50% in the next two decades, particularly in older adults. More >>

MNZ welcomes PHARMAC decision to fund melanoma treatment

Friday, 10 June 2016, 4:55 pm | Melanoma New Zealand

Melanoma New Zealand welcomes PHAMAC decision to fund New Zealand’s first effective treatment for advanced melanoma More >>

Melanoma New Zealand delighted with OPDIVO registration

Monday, 2 May 2016, 3:53 pm | Melanoma New Zealand

Melanoma New Zealand is delighted that anti-PD1 immunotherapy OPDIVO (Nivolumab) has been approved by Medsafe and is now a registered medicine in New Zealand. More >>

Jet-ski expedition raises $110,000 for Melanoma New Zealand

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:56 am | Melanoma New Zealand

24 March 2016 Jet-ski expedition raises $110,000 for Melanoma New Zealand A 60-strong team of jet-ski enthusiasts has returned from an epic week-long expedition around the northern tip of New Zealand, raising an impressive $110,000 for Melanoma New ... More >>

Week-long jet-ski ride in the name of melanoma

Friday, 4 March 2016, 1:03 pm | Melanoma New Zealand

A squad of Kiwi jet ski enthusiasts is about to embark on a seven day, 650 kilometre ocean ride to raise funds for Melanoma New Zealand and boost awareness of the deadly disease. Approximately 60 participants will take part in the fourth annual Yamaha ... More >>

World Champion sailor joins the call to check your skin

Friday, 26 February 2016, 9:55 am | Melanoma New Zealand

Fresh off a fourth consecutive win at the 2016 49er World Championships, Blair Tuke is putting his weight behind Melanoma New Zealand as it heads into Melanoma March, the annual push to raise awareness. More >>

Advanced melanoma drug given a low priority by PHARMAC

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:39 am | Melanoma New Zealand

Melanoma New Zealand says it is shocked by the news today that PHARMAC’s sub-committees have given KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) a low priority for funding. More >>

MPs Raise Melanoma Awareness in Inaugural Skin Check Day

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 9:09 am | Melanoma New Zealand

Today, Members of Parliament from across the House will be receiving a free skin check in an event the first of its kind in New Zealand. The skin checks are being facilitated by Melanoma New Zealand to highlight the seriousness of melanoma and ... More >>

Melanoma New Zealand delighted with KEYTRUDA registration

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 10:54 am | Melanoma New Zealand

Melanoma New Zealand is delighted that anti-PD1 immunotherapy KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) has been approved by Medsafe and is now a registered medicine in New Zealand. More >>

Melanoma New Zealand charity auction brings in $80,000

Friday, 10 July 2015, 11:21 am | Melanoma New Zealand

Melanoma New Zealand is celebrating a successful fundraising evening after raising $80,000 from exclusive auction items. Melanoma New Zealand, which works to prevent avoidable deaths from melanoma, invited 80 high profile guests to John and Rose Dunn’s ... More >>

Top chef focused on the ‘recipe for life’

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:54 pm | Melanoma New Zealand

Josh Emett, a Michelin star winner, judge of TV One’s MasterChef , co-owner of Queenstown restaurants Madam Woo and Rata and Food Director at Auckland’s Ostro, knows the importance of keeping his skin from getting cooked in the searing New Zealand ... More >>

 

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