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.

Waikato/Bay of Plenty Level 2 information

All Cancer Society offices are open under Level 2 but face to face support group meetings remain cancelled.

If you are travelling to Auckland for treatment you should allow extra time and ensure you have appointment details on hand to cross the border.

Cancer Society's Lion Lodge

  • Cancer Society Lions Lodge in Hamilton remains operational to provide accommodation for all booked patients and support whanau during all COVID restriction levels, as an essential service.
  • Face masks worn in all public areas with physical distancing.
  • Meals will be served in two sittings to maintain physical distancing 
  • There are strict infection control measures in place and please scan QR code for contact tracing purposes. 

  • No visitors permitted.


 Waikato/BOP driving services

  • Available via volunteer drivers with strict adherence to wearing a face mask, contact tracing, social distancing, and maintaining high levels of hygiene as per Alert Level requirements.

Waikato/BOP Supportive Care 

  • Supportive Care nursing will be conducted face to face and by phone/video.
  • Face to face appointments require strict adherence to contact tracing, social distancing, strict hygiene requirements and face mask must be worn. 
Cancer Society's Lions Lodge Hamilton

Cancer Society's Lions Lodge 10th Anniversary

Join us for a fun-filled evening at Vilagrad to celebrate this very special milestone.

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Volunteer with us

You can make a difference. Visit our volunteer portal to see what roles we have available in Waikato/Bay of Plenty.

Join our team
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Join a support group

Connect with others or sign up for wellness or exercise classes in your community.

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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.

Waikato/Bay of Plenty - referral form


Our people

Meet our team providing support services to people affected by cancer and their whānau.

Mereana Waaka-Murch
Tammy Burgess
Angelique Ensor

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
Contact Us
Phone number
Call us on 0800 22 77 44
Physical address
111 Cameron Road, Tauranga
Postal address
PO Box 1081, Tauranga, 3144
Monday
8.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday
8.30am – 4.30pm
Wednesday
8.30am – 4.30pm
Thursday
8.30am – 4.30pm
Friday
8.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Last updated: August 18, 2021