We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau. We are part of the Canterbury-West Coast Division of the Cancer Society.

Canterbury West Coast COVID Level 2 information

  • Under Level 2 all Cancer Society Canterbury West Coast offices will be open but will be limiting visitors to the centres in accordance with the guidelines including mandatory masks, contact tracing and social distancing.
  • Face to face support group meetings remain cancelled.

Daffodil Lodge and Daffodil House

  • 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.

Driving services 

  • We are encouraging clients to make their own transport arrangements to and from treatment if possible.  However, if you require assistance with transport, please phone your local Cancer Society office for assistance.

Supportive care services

  • Hospital refreshment service is cancelled until further notice.
  • Face to face supportive care services and group programmes are suspended, but telephone contact and support continue.
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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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Rolleston Cancer Support Groups

Monthly on the 1st Monday of the month from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Join us for coffee.  A group for people with a cancer diagnosis,  family and whanau welcome.


  • 12th April
  • 3rd May
  • 14th June
  • 5th July
  • 2nd August
  • 6th September
  • 4th October
  • 1st November
  • 6th December


Location: Cancer Society Selwyn Centre, 6b Kidman Street, Rolleston

Contact:  03 925 9708 or selwyn.centre@cancercwc.org.nz

Held monthly on the 4th Wednesday of the month.


A forum in which to meet and share personal experiences, spouses / partners / caregivers welcome.

Note: meeting details may change and due to COVID-19 some may be on-line in place of face-2-face. Please check the website or contact the Support Group Coordinators prior to attending a meeting.


Location: Tod Lounge, Lincoln Events Centre, Meijer Drive, Lincoln

Contact: Chris (027 437 1254) & Dianne (021 371 254) Ward; selwyn@prostate.org.nz, 03 321 7046, 0800 477 678



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.
Canterbury-West Coast - referral form

What we did in Canterbury-West Coast last year

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nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation
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people attended supportive care programmes

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Our newsletters are mailed quarterly in February, May, August and 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: October 19, 2021