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Friday 11 Aug 2017

Step Up Sky Tower Stair Challenge

On August 11th 2017 100 business teams will battle it out to be the fastest up the 1,103 steps of Auckland's Sky Tower.

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Our calendar is looking mighty exciting for the coming year. A few highlights and dates for your diaries are:

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Patient Stories

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Damian

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia - Waikato

When 24-year-old farmer Damian Bardoul went on a pig hunting trip for the weekend, his friends said "there must be something wrong if you can't carry your pig out of the bush."

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Esther

Diagnosed with lymphoma

Esther Pekepo, an 18-year-old secondary school student from Auckland, was juggling her Year 12 studies with her hobbies, including dance and soccer, when mysterious lumps began to appear on her body.

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Iziyah

Expecting the unexpected has become part of everyday life for Auckland mum Dani Noyer. Her three-year-old son Iziyah has a rare blood condition called chronic granulomatous disorder (CGD).

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Blair

Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Thirty-five years ago Blair Wingfield was making a decent living selling life insurance. What he didn’t realise was that he was ineligible for his own policies.

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Selena

Diagnosed with lymphoma - Auckland

Selena Dewar’s serenity in the face of serious health issues is both extraordinary and inspiring.

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News

The latest news and publications from Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raises record breaking $1.25 million

Firefighters from across the country set a new fundraising record for the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raising 1.25 million dollars for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

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Thursday 4 May, 2017

Riding the waves of uncertainty

When a person is diagnosed with a blood cancer there are so many questions with unknown answers and they are confronted with many uncertainties.

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Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Farmers raises $208,878 for Shave for a Cure

Farmers are hugely valued long-term supporters of both Shave for a Cure and Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. In 2017, 18 Farmers stores hosted Shave for a Cure events and organised fundraising activities which raised over $208,000 - amazing!

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