We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau across the Kāpiti Coast. We are part of the Wellington Division of the Cancer Society.

Our Kāpiti Support Centre is open for drop-ins.

Come and see us for:

  • information and advice.
  • counselling.
  • therapeutic massage.

Wellington, including Kāpiti, Wairarapa, Nelson-Tasman and Marlborough Level 2 information

 

Wellington is now at Alert Level 2. We want you to know we are still here to provide information and support. Under Alert Level 2:  

Margaret Stewart House

  • The Cancer Society’s Margaret Stewart House remains open for people who need to travel for treatment at Wellington Hospital.
  • Strict infection control measures and contact tracing.
  • Masks should be worn in communal areas

 

Daffodil House and Daffodil Lodge maintaining full accommodation services with restrictions on visitors and use of shared lounges.

The shuttle will recommence on Monday 13th September with a limit of 4 patients.

Wellington driving services

  • Transport to treatment is still available, with precautions in place. 

Supportive care

  • Our supportive care nurses are available to provide support either at our office (open from Thursday 8th September, 9:30am - 4:00pm) or over the phone and via email.  
  • If you have cold or flu symptoms or have visited a location of interest in the last 14 days, do not enter our office and ring 0800 CANCER (226 237) to reschedule your appointment. 

  •  Please wear a face covering when entering our office and maintain social distancing where possible.   

Support groups 

  • Face-to-face support groups and programmes are currently suspended. We will contact you to reschedule or organise an alternate support option. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 0800 CANCER (226 237), or email our nurses, info@cancersoc.org.nz

Mindfulness is an awareness of the moment which gives you a sense of control and can help you manage symptoms such as pain, fatigue and sleep disturbance.

We hold a six-week course on mindfulness and host fortnightly refresher meetings for all those who have completed the course. 

Start date: Tuesday 27 July, 1pm to 2:30pm

To register your interest, please contact Hilary on (04) 260 4561 or hilarya@cancersoc.org.nz

We hold a six-week exercise programme for people that are affected by cancer. The programme is suitable for both people having treatment or post-treatment. 

Start date: Tuesday 24 August at 11:00am - 12:00pm.

To register your interest, please contact Hilary on (04) 260 4561 or hilarya@cancersoc.org.nz

Anyone impacted by cancer is welcome to drop in to this support group morning tea, including whānau members and carers or support people.
When: 2nd Monday of every month, 10 am to 11:30am
Where: Kāpiti Support Centre, 27 Kāpiti Road, Paraparaumu 
To register your interest, please contact Hilary on (04) 260 4561 or hilarya@cancersoc.org.nz

We are planning to host a series of sessions on various topics of interest to people with cancer such as nutrition and managing fatigue.

Session Date
Nutrition Thursday, August 12, 1:00pm.

 

Sessions take place at the Kāpiti Support Centre at 27 Kāpiti Road, Paraparaumu.

To register your interest, please contact Hilary on (04) 260 4561 or hilarya@cancersoc.org.nz

Massage available on the Kāpiti Coast

We offer a massage service for people with a cancer diagnosis. A trained massage therapist provides this service. 

You are entitled to three massage sessions that are designed just for you. The cost for a massage session is $20 per hour. 

Please download the following medical approval form and get your doctor or oncologist to fill it out before your session. 

Download the medical approval form  Book an appointment

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.
Wellington - referral form

What we did across Wellington Division last year

People Bold Blue
3,469
people attended supportive care programmes
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188,420
KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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3,570
Nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation

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Last updated: October 5, 2021