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Howick Locals’ ride for prostate

Four Howick men are riding in Pedal4Prostate, a charity cycling event that raises funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation. They have fittingly named their team...

Local companies raise over $20k for cancer

By Jim Birchall The annual ‘Brave the shave’ was a massive success again this year, with a total of $22,981.51 being raised by United Industries...

OPINION: ‘National’s cancer plan will end the postcode lottery’

At the recent National Party conference in Christchurch National leader Simon Bridges outlined National’s plan for cancer care. Cancer is the biggest cause of death...

OPINION: More action needed in fight against cancer

New Zealanders suffering from cancer shouldn’t have to raise money online or sell their family home to be able to buy life-saving medicines. Too many...

Cancer and plogging changed her life

Being diagnosed with Cancer saved her life, says Charlotte Liu who has learned to embrace life and do something positive for the environment and...

Mark’s big Race4Life wish

If there’s one thing Mark Beetham is, he's a fighter. The 52-year-old has bravely battled bowel cancer for eight years, all while being a loving...

Quax, the pathfinder

Dick Quax was a straight talking character whose Dutch stubborness and determination in the 1970s led New Zealand distance runners back to the glory...

Cancer survivor gives hope

It’s hard to tell that Taffy Muyambo, a vibrant bundle of energy, suffered from depression and tried to end her life twice Now she shares...

Paddle boarding positive for cancer survivors

Anne McLean was never big on exercise. She is a busy mother and preferred leisurely walking with a friend to high impact sport. But when she...

Howick College students meet Ed Sheeran

Two deserving Howick College students have been left star struck after meeting Ed Sheeran over the weekend. Sixteen-year-old Peter Garofalakis and Asher Hall say winning a...


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