Julia Robertson made a special effort to come to our Fieldays site this year to explain if she had not visited us at the 2022 Fieldays, she probably would not have done anything about a spot on her face, which has since been diagnosed as melanoma.
Join us on Friday, 14 November, at the celebrated Gibbs Farm – an expansive open-air sculpture park in the beautiful Kaipara Harbour, north of Auckland. It houses the country’s greatest collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures, with works by some of the world’s most renowned artists, including Andy Goldsworthy, Anish Kapoor and Richard Serra.
Our Board Trustee, Dr Sonja Bodley spoke on TVNZ’s Breakfast show about the sunbeds and why they should be banned in New Zealand.
Chris Flannery is hosting the 2023 Cockies and Tradies Melanoma Awareness Golf Tournament is on again this October. Registrations are open now.
To help Melanoma New Zealand raise awareness, our Founding Patron, Lynn Stratford, generously sponsored the opportunity to have all of this season’s Mainland Tactix netball home games feature ball deliverers with a family connection to melanoma.
When former port worker Jason Hooker was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in January this year, his whānau had just celebrated the news that their 19-year-old son, Mikes, had gone into remission after a seven-year battle with brain and spine cancer.
We are so appreciative of Melanoma New Zealand Founding Patron, Lynn Stratford, for generously sponsoring the Tactix ball delivery opportunity, creating a platform for us to share our lifesaving messages about melanoma prevention and early detection.
Lidgard Shades Managing Director Adam Wilson was given a special afternoon tea when he visited the winners of our 2022 Get Spotted schools' competition, The Cottage Kindergarten in Invercargill, recently. Late last year, Adam headed down to do a site visit and award...
Queenstown businessman Matthew Rose recently began the arduous task of walking the length of the South Island as a means of self-discovery combined with philanthropy. Starting on 20 February, Matthew headed southbound on the Te Araroa Trail, starting at the historic...
Once again, our Melanoma New Zealand Spot Check Van was very busy at the latest Mystery Creek Fieldays, where our nurses saw 745 people and found 106 suspicious lesions during the four-day event. Pulling off such a great result was due to the team’s effort to manage...