News & updates • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ

News & updates

Our latest news, press releases, blog posts, Pink Ribbon Bulletins & Pink Ribbon Press.

Pink Ribbon Bulletins
December 2021

December 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ donates $100,000 for breast cancer vaccine, Auckland DJ auctions art for a cause, a tribute to Wiki Mulholland, plus messages of thanks to those who have supported us over the past few months.
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
September 2021

September 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ answers your vaccine questions, awards $200,000 to scientists at the University of Otago for cancer research, and shares the stories of women your generosity has helped.
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
August 2021

August 2021

The Pink Caravan is back on the road for the spring and summer tour, tickets are on sale for the Pink Ribbon Walks, plus sleep tips, a new exercise programme for breast cancer patients, and info about Covid vaccines and mammograms.
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
June 2021

June 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ introduces new Chief Executive, invests in clinical research, makes a visit to Fieldays, and shares stories of breast reconstruction.
Press release
“It’s an honour to be able to do something to give back”
25 January 2021

“It’s an honour to be able to do something to give back”

A woman living with incurable breast cancer is volunteering at the NZ House & Garden Tours as a way to give back for the support she's received.
Press release
Breast Cancer Foundation garden a must-see
30 November 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.
Press release
A huge thank you to Farmers' customers & staff!
20 November 2017

A huge thank you to Farmers' customers & staff!

Farmers' customers and staff continue to raise even more funds to help New Zealanders affected by breast cancer.
Press release
How many apples?
20 November 2017

How many apples?

Pink Lady® Apples donated tonnes of their delicious apples to various breast cancer-related events around New Zealand.
Press release
An impressive debut for AUSTAR Realty
20 November 2017

An impressive debut for AUSTAR Realty

Welcome to new gold ribbon partner, AUSTAR Realty.
Press release
Sealybrity Designer Bed campaign delivers again!
20 November 2017

Sealybrity Designer Bed campaign delivers again!

Press release
From black jersey to pink-at-heart: Ardie Savea becomes new breast cancer ambassador
31 October 2017

From black jersey to pink-at-heart: Ardie Savea becomes new breast cancer ambassador

Renowned rugby loose forward Ardie Savea has joined Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) as an ambassador, spurred by the loss of his grandmother to breast cancer in 2005.
Press release
Breast awareness at the greatest show on earth
01 May 2017

Breast awareness at the greatest show on earth

BCFNZ is proud to be the official charity of the NZ Flower & Garden Show with this year's spectacle promising more floral flair and horticultural highlights than ever before!.
Press release
Farmers customers raised an amazing total during Breast Cancer Awareness month
16 November 2016

Farmers customers raised an amazing total during Breast Cancer Awareness month

Farmers customers exceeded all expectations this October, raising a massive $291,000, a further increase on last year’s huge effort.
Press release
New Zealand’s Pink Lady Apples give Kiwis the chance to ‘take a bite for breast cancer’
21 July 2016

New Zealand’s Pink Lady Apples give Kiwis the chance to ‘take a bite for breast cancer’

Kiwis get the opportunity to ‘take a bite for breast cancer’ as the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation announces its new partnership with Pink Lady Apples New Zealand.
Press release
Shortland Street star Jacqueline Nairn fronts first online self-check video
27 October 2015

Shortland Street star Jacqueline Nairn fronts first online self-check video

“Be breast aware.” “Check your breasts.” Such advice is heard often during October, Breast Cancer Month, but many women say they don’t know how to check their breasts.
Press release
Urzila Carlson is new breast cancer ambassador – no joke!
04 October 2015

Urzila Carlson is new breast cancer ambassador – no joke!

Comedian Urzila Carlson has joined the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation as an ambassador, inspired by her own youthful cancer experience to help get the message out to NZ women about the importance of early detection.