We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau. We are part of the Central Districts Division of the Cancer Society.

Central Districts (Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Hawkes Bay, Gisborne) COVID Level 2 information

All Cancer Society offices are open under Level 2. 

Driving Services

  • Available via volunteer drivers.
  • Shuttle services (Taranaki and Hawkes Bay) are operating.
  • All transport services are operating with strict adherence to contact tracing, social distancing, and maintaining high levels of hygiene, wearing a face mask, as per Alert Level guidelines 

Supportive Care  

  • Supportive Care  will be conducted by phone/remotely and face to face.
  •  Face to face meetings conducted with strict adherence to contact tracing, social distancing and maintaining high levels of hygiene as per Alert Level guidelines. Masks must be worn.
  • Funding is available for external counsellor

  •  Support groups remain suspended. 

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Cancer helpline

We know that going through cancer is tough and can raise many questions. We want you to know that we’re here for you.

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Need transport to treatment?

We have a dedicated team of volunteers to drive you to treatments when your whānau and friends aren't available.

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Accommodation options

We aim to provide you with a home away from home so you can focus on your treatment.

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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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Our People

Meet our team providing support services to cancer patients and their whānau.

Jane Burgess
Kerri Dewson
Theresa Webster
Corinne Te Au-Watson
Jude O'Dea
Rachel Pedley

What we did across Central Districts last year

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1,841
people supported over the phone
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286,492
Kms driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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1,169
supportive care programme attendees
Contact Us
Phone number
Call us on (06) 348 7402
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Physical address
3 Koromiko Road, Whanganui, 4500
Postal address
PO Box 7116, Whanganui, 4541
Monday
8.30am – 3pm
Tuesday
8.30am – 3pm
Wednesday
8.30am – 3pm
Thursday
8.30am – 3pm
Friday
8.30am – 3pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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Last updated: August 18, 2021