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."
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.
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).
Diagnosed with myeloma
In keeping with her irrepressible zest for life, Ngahuia Peehikuru has never let her diagnosis get her down.
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.