Cancer support 
service providers

The following services in the community are available to support patients.

NZ Cancer Society

Cancer Society

The Cancer Society offers free ‘coping with cancer’ talks for adults with cancer and their supporters, run by experienced psychologists and nurses. To find out more about these talks, held in Glenfield, Auckland call their free helpline on 0800 226 237.

Pinc & Steel NZ

Pinc & Steel

PINC & STEEL provide cancer rehabilitation programs for men, women and young people diagnosed with cancer. Our Oncology Physiotherapist Megan Schmidt is part of the international teaching team for PINC & STEEL and can tell you more!

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) provides free, practical support for people dealing with the side effects of cancer treatment. Free feel better classes are for anyone undergoing treatment for any type of cancer, at any stage.

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ

Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand

The Breast Cancer Foundation NZ offer support to those affected by breast cancer. BCFNZ offer funding for cancer rehabilitation and lymphoedema therapy which you can use here at Harbour. They also provide free counselling, a dedicated nurse line, an online community app named mybc, online resources and events

Sweet Louise

Sweet Louise

Sweet Louise offers an annual allocation of vouchers, member meetings, information resources as well as other support services for people with stage four breast cancer.

Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ

Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ has 36 support networks across New Zealand, providing valuable support and resources to prostate cancer patients and their families. Trained volunteers coordinate the groups who meet monthly or bi-monthly. The foundation also has an 0800 4Prostate helpline if you have any questions or concerns.

Melanoma NZ

Melanoma NZ

Melanoma New Zealand has helpful information and resources on its website, as well as Nurse Educators available for free online and phone consultations. The Nurse Educators can answer questions about melanoma, provide support and offer resources and links to services.Visit www.melanoma.org.nz 
for information or to book a consultation.

Bowel Cancer NZ

Bowel Cancer NZ

Bowel Cancer New Zealand offers a patient and whanau support group, as well as nurse support available 24/7. The website provides some great resources and a service directory.

Lung Foundation NZ

Lung Foundation NZ

The Lung Foundation New Zealand is primarily an advocacy group, but they do offer some great patient resources on their website.

Time Out Charity NZ

TimeOut

TimeOut connects generous holiday homeowners with people who are terminally ill. This allows spending quality time with family or close friends in a beautiful location.