We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau in the Greater Wellington area. We are part of the Wellington Division of the Cancer Society.

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:  

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  • 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

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  • 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

As well as our rooms in Newtown, Wellington. We also have a support centre on the Kāpiti Coast:

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Volunteer with us this Daffodil Day

Cancer doesn't stop, and with your help, we won't either. Volunteer to help this Daffodil Day!

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Support groups and workshops

Our support groups mean people can get together to share their individual experiences and gain support from others.

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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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Free parking across from Wellington Hospital

If you visit Wellington hospital for oncology-related outpatient appointments, you can use our car park for free.
On arrival, please visit our reception at the southern end of the car park and present your appointment letter to receive the appointment. Parking is first-come, first-served. 
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Support groups and workshops in Greater Wellington

We offer a variety of support groups for people with cancer, their family/whānau and friends.

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Read the latest CanTalk

CanTalk is our free magazine offered to all those affected by cancer,  including family/whānau, friends and anyone interested in reading about cancer survivorship issues. 

Download the latest edition of CanTalk
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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 Wellington Division last year

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people attended supportive care programmes
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KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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Nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation

Donor Care

Call: 0800 467 345

Email: fundraising@cancersoc.org.nz

Contact Us


Physical address
52 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021
Postal address
PO Box 7125, Wellington 6242
8.30am – 5pm
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Last updated: September 18, 2021