News & Events

04 Oct 2017

Reduce your alcohol intake in October – make your next drink a mocktail!

October is breast cancer awareness month – and to celebrate, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ challenged top Auckland bartender Darren Miley to create three delicious alternatives to your usual alcohol-infused tipple. …Read more
29 Sep 2017

Switching on pink lights to raise awareness about breast cancer

The 1st of October marked the first day of breast cancer awareness month, with different landmarks around New Zealand taking part in the international Global Illumination Campaign. …Read more
29 Sep 2017

13 ways to get involved this October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is almost here and there's a lot on! We've put together a guide to help you make the most difference, this October. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

Pink Ribbon Breakfast raises most money ever

Over 3,600 people hosted Pink Ribbon Breakfast events in May, raising an amazing $1.8 million. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

Pink Star Walk is back!

Grab some friends, dig out your wackiest outfit and take part in New Zealand’s pinkest night walk in Auckland (October 7), Christchurch (October 28) and Wellington (November 11). …Read more
21 Sep 2017

El Camino trekkers walk the talk for fundraising

In May, 18 women and two men walked more than 100km from Sarria to Santiago, Spain, raising over $90,000 for BCFNZ. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

BCFNZ Research Round-Up: Hope for the future

Better together: how you’re helping us fund better, faster (and maybe even cheaper) breast cancer research. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

Pink Caravan's regional focus

This year, our focus with the Pink Caravan is to work more intensively with regions in an effort to increase the screening uptake and general breast health knowledge across the country. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

Webinars hit all the right notes

​How do you ‘reignite the passion’ after diagnosis and treatment? …Read more
21 Sep 2017

Our breast health educator spreads the word far and wide

From a roomful of 1,300 health professionals to a whispered conversation with a single, scared woman, our national breast health educator has been busy raising awareness of breast cancer amongst Kiwis. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

Meet Blake - Vivian and Clinton's wee man

You might recognise Vivian Gubb and her husband Clint (left), from our February 2016 appeal. Touched by Vivian’s story of being diagnosed after just one year of marriage, you gave generously. …Read more
21 Sep 2017

New nurse educator a wise addition

Vivienne Maidens has joined Breast Cancer Foundation NZ as a breast nurse educator, bringing with her a wealth of international experience. Patients who phone our hotline or have joined our on-line patient community “mybc” are already benefitting from Vivienne’s broad knowledge and deep compassion. …Read more