We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau. We are part of the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Division of the Cancer Society.

As well as our staff in Hamilton, we have offices in the following places:

Waikato Level 3 information

The office in Grey Street, Hamilton is closed and staff are working at home. They can still be contacted by phone, text and email.

Supportive care

  • Supportive care nurses are available to provide information, advice and support via phone, video and email.

Support Group meetings

  • Face-to-face support group meetings and programmes remain cancelled.

Driving services

  • Transport to treatment is available. Face masks are required. Physical distancing and high levels of hygiene as per Alert Level requirements will be maintained.

Cancer Society's Lion Lodge

  • Communal areas are closed and guests must remain in their in room whenever possible. At all other times guests must wear a mask and observe physical distancing.
  • Meals will be delivered to rooms.
  • Visitors are not permitted at the Lodge and strict infection control measures are in place.

Bay of Plenty Level 2 information

Cancer Society offices in Rotorua and Tauranga are open under Level 2.

Supportive care

  • Supportive care nurses are available via phone, video and email.
  • Face-to-face appointments and home visits are permitted at alert level 2. Strict hygiene requirements including contact tracing, social distancing and face mask use will be followed. 

Support Group meetings

  • Face-to-face support group meetings and programmes remain cancelled.


 Driving services

  • Transport to treatment is available. Face masks are required. Physical distancing and high levels of hygiene as per Alert Level requirements will be maintained.
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Referral form for Health Professionals

Our services are available to anyone diagnosed with cancer, family/whānau. Please use this form if you would like to use our services or 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.

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What we did across Waikato/Bay of Plenty last year

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3,881
people supported over the phone
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88,470
KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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11,093
Nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation

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Last updated: October 5, 2021