Our Cancer Navigators are based locally and available to support people with cancer and their whānau throughout the West Coast region. We are part of the Canterbury-West Coast Division of the Cancer Society.

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Help ensure people like Brett and Colleen don't have to face cancer alone

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Transport to treatment

We have a team of dedicated volunteers who can help you get to your hospital appointments.

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Introducing our new centre!

Canterbury Cancer Centre opened in Spring 2023. Partner now to help us offer guest services and maintain the facility.

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Greymouth Cancer Support Groups

Fridays at 1.30pm with Kii

For clients with advanced cancer

Small and supportive group

Location: Greymouth Cancer Society Office

Contact: Maree 0275553647

Support Group Meeting for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis

Monthly on the 4th Wednesday of the month

11.30am @ Hokitika Bowling Clubrooms, Brittan St

Contact Maree on 027 555 3647


Tai Chi Classes on Tuesdays at 10.30am with Kii

Location: Laser Park Hall 

Open to the public - all welcome with $3 koha entry

Contact Maree 027 555 3647



Our Greymouth Cancer Peer Support Group is held fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons

Time: 1.30 to 3.00pm

Place: Greymouth Cancer Society Centre, 98 High St

Contact Christine on 0800 226 690 

Referral form

Our services are available to anyone diagnosed with cancer, as well as family/whānau. 

You can use this form if you would like to use our services yourself or if you are a health professional or family member who would like to refer someone else to our services.

If you or a member of your whānau have received a cancer diagnosis, you can just ring us on 0800 226 237. You don't need to be referred by a health professional.
Canterbury-West Coast - referral form

Canterbury-West Coast Annual Reports

What we did across Canterbury-West Coast last year

nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation
KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
people attended supportive care programmes

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Our newsletters are mailed quarterly in February, May, August & November. If you would like to receive our newsletter, please send us your details by email at contact@cwc.org.nz

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Last updated: January 30, 2024