Our first issue of Spot News for 2023.
Auckland Round The Bays
Melanoma New Zealand is thrilled to have been named as the Official Charity Partner for the iconic Kiwi fun run, Auckland Round the Bays.
Cockies and Tradies Charity Golf Tournament
50-year-old Alexandra resident and local plumber Chris Flannery was diagnosed just before Christmas in 2019 with Stage 4 metastatic melanoma. “I have lived my life outdoors, growing up in a farming community, and playing representative rugby and cricket in my younger...
Melanoma New Zealand launching “Because I checked my skin campaign” to save lives
The Global Melanoma Coalition brings together melanoma patient advocacy organisations from around the world to support collaboration over melanoma awareness, patient resources, patient advocacy and access to treatments. Thanks to support from our membership of The...
You’re the most important asset on farm – ‘don’t let a spot become a full stop’
‘Don’t let a spot become a full stop’. This is the message Melanoma New Zealand and FMG are sharing with rural New Zealanders. With over 50% of rural New Zealand insured with FMG and a strong presence in those communities, FMG has today announced it’s partnering with...
Olympic Games Sailor Leo Tahakashi Runs for Melanoma
21-year-old Aucklander Leo Tahakashi had been selected to represent Japan in sailing at the 2020 Olympic Games, but his dreams were put on hold when the Games were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Needing a focus, Leo decided to run in the Auckland Marathon...