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Sunsmart Campaign Hits Hard With Personal Message

Monday, 22 December 2008, 11:08 am | Sunsmart

Melanoma sufferer, Lynne O’Keeffe, is backing a hard-hitting sun safety campaign which urges parents to protect their children from the sun. More >>

Melanoma Victim Wishes She Could Turn Back Time

Sunday, 9 November 2008, 2:06 pm | Sunsmart

Six years ago Philippa, a 57-year-old Auckland tourism promoter, had a melanoma removed from her lower leg. More >>

Protect Children From Sun Or They Risk Melanoma

Friday, 31 October 2008, 11:42 am | Sunsmart

Protect Children From Sun, Or They Risk Melanoma Later SunSmart Media Release, Friday 31 October 2008 More >>

Don't Wait To Feel The Heat Before Being Sunsmart

Thursday, 23 October 2008, 3:00 pm | Sunsmart

New Zealanders heading outdoors after a long winter are being warned not to under-estimate the burning power of the early summer sun. More >>

Cloud No Cover From UV Burning

Wednesday, 31 January 2007, 4:41 pm | Sunsmart

The cloudy, grey summer packed a double punch for many unwitting kiwis – not only did they miss out on the golden days they expect during the holiday season. They got burned too. More >>

Burning To Go Back To School

Friday, 26 January 2007, 3:04 pm | Sunsmart

In little over a week, many thousands of New Zealand school children will be returning to school, ironically at a time when the fickle weather is finally settling into what a Kiwi summer ought to be. More >>

NZ Women At Greatest Melanoma Risk Worldwide

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 3:30 pm | Sunsmart

If you’re a woman living in New Zealand, your chances of getting the deadliest form of skin cancer known as melanoma are higher than anywhere else in the world – even though these cancers are largely preventable. More >>

We’re Not Meeting The Grade On Shade

Monday, 19 December 2005, 5:07 pm | Sunsmart

A study of the availability of shade in New Zealand primary schools has revealed some worrying trends and a lack of understanding of the appropriate use of shade to protect kiwi kids, says the Cancer Society. More >>

Skin Cancer Treatment Launches For Kiwi Summer

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 9:19 am | Sunsmart

The cream that has recently been authorised for use in New Zealand for treating certain skin cancers and pre--cancers is being officially launched in Auckland tonight (3 November), just in time for National SunSmart Week and summer. More >>

Sunsmart Organisations Slate Solariums

Monday, 10 November 2003, 10:49 am | Sunsmart

The Cancer Society of New Zealand, The Cancer Council Australia and The Australasian College of Dermatologists, have issued a joint statement warning people against the use of solariums for cosmetic tanning purposes. More >>

Sunsmart Turtle goes Surfing!

Monday, 3 November 2003, 10:18 am | Sunsmart

Children under ten in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty will get a helping hand to be Sunsmart this summer with the launch of a new interactive web site. Undercover Cody, the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Division of the Cancer Society's Sunsmart turtle, has launched his own ... More >>

Sunsmart Groups Stand Behind UV Index

Thursday, 30 October 2003, 12:23 am | Sunsmart

The Cancer Society, SunSmart, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, MetService and academic institutions are standing firmly behind their support of the introduction of the Ultraviolet Index UVI as a replacement for burn time. More >>