We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau in the Nelson/Tasman region. We are part of the Wellington Division of the Cancer Society.

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Accommodation

If you need to travel away from home for treatment, we can provide a place to stay.

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Support groups

Connect with others or sign up for a range of fitness and lifestyle classes in the Nelson/Tasman area.

Find out more
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Cancer helpline

We know that going through cancer is tough and can raise many questions. You are not alone.

Find out more

Cancer patients and their whānau deserve access to the best possible support available.

We focus primarily on:
 

  • enhancing patient and family/whānau support systems
  • improving community well-being through health promotion 
  • providing information and resources for the local medical community and the general public
  • networking to improve communication links with other related organisations.
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Volunteer with us

You can make a difference. Visit our volunteer portal to see what roles are available.

Join our team
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Support our work in Nelson

We need your help to support people with cancer and their whānau.

Donate now
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Go to our Cancer Society Nelson Store

Check out what we have in our store

Visit our Store

Referral form

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 Greater Wellington last year

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229,375
KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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3,776
Nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation
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3,445
Supportive care programme attendees
Contact Us

Nelson

Phone number
Call us on (03) 539 1137
Email address
Fax
(03) 546 3919
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Physical address
102 Hardy Street, Nelson, 7010
Postal address
PO Box. 335, Nelson, 7040
Monday
9am – 5pm
Tuesday
9am – 5pm
Wednesday
9am – 5pm
Thursday
9am – 5pm
Friday
9am – 5pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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Last updated: April 7, 2021