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16 Oct 2018

Lack of funding “height of cruelty” – Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s chief executive Evangelia Henderson describes the lack of funding for drugs that extend the lives of advanced breast cancer patients as heartless and cruel. “Why do people have to set up a Givealittle page, or worse, sell their house, to access these drugs?” says Mrs Henderson. Her comments come on the day two petitions are presented on the steps of Parliament, demanding funding for palbociclib (Ibrance) and Kadcyla.
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02 Oct 2018

Wellington will be the pinkest city in New Zealand!

The coolest little capital in the world will be lighting up pink this October. Landmarks and sculptures along the Wellington Waterfront will be turning pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
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10 Sep 2018

Why dragon boating should be your next sport

We chat to Bette Cosgrove about the sport that’s given her a team of feisty, determined women to stay fit and have fun with.
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27 Jul 2018

Pink Ribbon Trek Team '18: Great Wall of China

In May, 26 women and one man took on the iconic Great Wall of China, raising over $150,000 for BCFNZ. Blisters, sore bodies and fluctuating emotions were part of the journey. This is their story.
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04 Jul 2018

Our Dancing Queen: Shavaughn Ruakere

The 2018 series of Dancing with the Stars NZ saw Shavaughn Ruakere dance for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ as her chosen charity.
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Join us in Spain for our 2019 Pink Ribbon El Camino Trek

Join Breast Cancer Foundation NZ for the Pink Ribbon Trek El Camino 2019 to help make zero deaths from breast cancer a reality.
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24 Apr 2018

“Get involved for a great cause!” Nadia encourages Kiwis to sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast

“Get involved for a great cause!” Nadia encourages Kiwis to sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast this May.
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30 Nov 2017

Breast Cancer Foundation garden a must-see

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is the official charity of the NZ Flower & Garden Show - on this weekend! Pop in and be inspired.
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20 Nov 2017

Help out at the NZ House & Garden Tours 2018

Volunteer spots are open for next year's highly anticipated NZ House & Garden Tours - get in quick!
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20 Nov 2017

An appealing effort

Thank you to all those who played a part in the Pink Ribbon Street Appeal this year.
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20 Nov 2017

Nation painted pink

Thank you for helping us make the Pink Star Walk 2017 a great success.
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13 Oct 2017

Capital’s bikers ride for breast cancer

Hundreds of “pinked out” motorbikes, from 50cc scooters to 2000cc Harley Davidson and Suzuki cruisers, are expected to take part in the Women’s International Motorcycle Association’s (WIMA) annual Wellington Pink Ribbon Ride this Sunday October 15, raising funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.
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