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Pink Ribbon Breakfast Extended To Mid-June, More Kiwis Urged To Take Part

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 5:36 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Pink Ribbon Breakfast, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s largest annual fundraising campaign which takes place every May, has been extended to 17 June, due to a lack of registrations. Chief executive Ah-Leen Rayner says that a third fewer Pink Ribbon ... More >>

“The Future Of Breast Screening Is On A Knife-edge”, MPs Hear At Pink Ribbon Breakfast In Parliament Today

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 9:35 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

More than 100 people attended a Pink Ribbon Breakfast in Parliament’s Grand Hall this morning, where Breast Cancer Foundation NZ made a plea to Government, one week before the Budget, to save the future of breast screening in New Zealand. MPs, women ... More >>

Cancer Control Agency's Latest Report Is A Missed Opportunity

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 5:48 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Responding to the Cancer Control Agency’s latest report on the funding of cancer drugs in Aotearoa, Ah-Leen Rayner, chief executive of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, said: “This is a timely report, given we are awaiting the overdue findings of the ... More >>

Annabelle White Invites Kiwis To Host A Pink Ribbon Breakfast This May

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 6:05 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Much-loved food personality Annabelle White is encouraging people to host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast to support Kiwi women affected by breast cancer. Pink Ribbon Breakfast is Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s largest annual fundraising campaign. Each May, ... More >>

Breast Cancer Diagnoses Are Not “keeping Pace With What We’ve Seen In The Past”

Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 11:14 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Contrary to the Prime Minister’s claims that cancer diagnoses appear to be “keeping pace with what we’ve seen in the past”, the breast screening backlog is putting the lives of New Zealand women at risk, argues Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. In an ... More >>

New Charity-funded Breast Cancer Nurse Making A Difference In Canterbury

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 10:27 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

A new nurse, funded by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ), is playing a huge role in helping women in Canterbury to recover from a breast cancer diagnosis. <img src="" ... More >>

Breast Cancer Survival Laid Bare In New Report: Māori, Pasifika And Younger Women Most At Risk

Friday, 4 February 2022, 8:48 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast cancer remains deadlier for Māori, Pasifika, and younger women despite significant improvements in overall survival rates, according to a new report published on World Cancer Day (4 February) by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. In its first ever report ... More >>

10,600 New Zealanders Call For Urgent Action On Breast Screening: “More Lives Will Be Lost”

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 10:32 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ has today delivered a petition signed by 10,600 people calling for the Government to make sure women can access life-saving mammograms by clearing the Covid backlog and extending the free screening age to 74 as soon as ... More >>

Mt Eden X Laken Whitecliffe Collab For Breast Cancer

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 9:07 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Auckland DJ Mt Eden (Jesse Cooper) and artist Laken Whitecliffe have teamed up to create a music video and artwork for a cause close to their hearts. Laken has chosen to support Breast Cancer Foundation NZ in the first of his Colours for Causes series, ... More >>

Joe Naufahu’s Plea To Aucklanders – “Walk In Pink For Breast Cancer This Sunday”

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 12:37 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Actor and Celebrity Treasure Island star Joe Naufahu is encouraging Aucklanders to take part in New Zealand’s first ever neighbourhood Pink Ribbon Walk on Sunday 31 October. It’s replacing Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s iconic fundraiser, which ... More >>

Eggsceptional TradeMe Auction To Raise Money For Breast Cancer – It’s No Yolk!

Saturday, 23 October 2021, 5:16 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

With lockdown having completely scrambled Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s usual October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) fundraising, the charity has been eggsploring other fundraising ideas. Yesterday, an eggstra-special donation cracked open a new ... More >>

133 MISSING WOMEN: Breast Cancer Cases Going Undetected Because Of Covid-19

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 9:17 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

At least 133 women across Aotearoa New Zealand have no idea they have breast cancer right now, warns Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. The charity is gravely concerned for these women, who have missed the mammogram that would have diagnosed them during ... More >>

Wāhine Toa Star In New Breast Cancer Campaign Using The Power Of Poetry

Sunday, 3 October 2021, 5:56 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Spoken word poets Ngā Hinepūkōrero have teamed up with Breast Cancer Foundation NZ to release a new poem highlighting the importance of mammograms this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The poem, called Ahi Kā, is performed by the group in television ... More >>

New Zealand Turns Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 1:11 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

More than 30 landmarks and prominent buildings across Aotearoa New Zealand will be lighting up in pink this October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. New sites joining for the first time include Auckland’s Eden Park, Wellington’s Majestic ... More >>

Breast Cancer Foundation's Response To Today's Breast Screening Announcement

Sunday, 9 May 2021, 3:37 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Ah-Leen Rayner, chief executive of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, said: "We have been calling for an opt-out approach to screening, so this is an excellent step forward. With more than 650 Kiwi women still dying from breast cancer every year, and with ... More >>

New Charity Credit Card Launches To Fight Breast Cancer In NZ

Monday, 9 November 2020, 10:44 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ and SBS Bank are delighted to announce the launch of the SBS Pink Ribbon Visa, a charity credit card designed to raise funds to help fight breast cancer. As well as SBS Bank donating $20 to Breast Cancer Foundation NZ for ... More >>

Auckland’s Most Colourful Fundraiser Returns – Register Now For Pink Ribbon Walk

Monday, 2 November 2020, 10:43 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Aucklanders are being urged to grab their pals, put on their pinkest outfits, and join thousands of Kiwis walking for breast cancer. Auckland is about to be packed out in pink again this November for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s (BCFNZ) Pink ... More >>

Breast Cancer Experts To Share Advice And Knowledge In Auckland This Week

Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:05 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

People affected by breast cancer in Auckland, as well as medical professionals, are invited to hear from breast cancer experts at two free information events this week hosted by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ). Breast Reconstruction Awareness ... More >>

“Get Your Mammogram So Other Mokopuna Can Have More Time With Their Kuia”

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 9:28 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Stacey Morrison’s 7-year-old daughter Maiana is urging Kiwi women to go for regular mammograms, as part of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s (BCFNZ) annual awareness-raising campaign. Maiana never got to meet her nana, Stacey’s mother, because she died ... More >>

10 Ways To Make The Most Of October

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 8:39 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are loads of different ways Kiwis can get involved – from learning all you need to know about breast health, to helping to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ). More than 3,300 women ... More >>