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Cancer Society Whanganui

Cancer Network Group Service


8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.


We are here to support local people and their families when they are faced with a diagnosis of cancer.

FREE services we provide include:

  • one on one support with our Supportive Care Coordinator
  • transport to treatment or appointments locally, in Palmerston North or Wellington
  • information brochures and books
  • softies for breast cancer aftercare
  • support groups for men
  • advocacy
  • health promotion programmes & initiatives including sunsmart schools, shade and sunscreen loans & workplace presentations.

Outside services that we subsidise and/or facilitate include:

  • counselling - by appointment
  • massage therapy - weekly by appointment
  • breastcare consultants (prosthesis & bras) - Twice a month


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8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (23 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Services Provided


  • Wigs

Aids and equipment

  • Prosthetics

Cancer research


  • Home & family

Exercise and relaxation

  • Massage therapy

Supportive health

  • Psychology
  • Social work


  • Support during treatment
  • Support for family/whānau/partners
  • Support groups


  • National Travel Assistance Scheme
  • Private transport
  • Volunteer driving services

Welfare & advocacy services

  • Advocacy services

Cancer Types

Breast, Childhood Cancers, Gynaecological, Leukaemia and Blood, Lung, Prostate, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Others, Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Sarcoma

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

3 Koromiko Road
Manawatu-Wanganui 4501

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Street Address

3 Koromiko Road
Manawatu-Wanganui 4501

Postal Address

PO Box 7116
Whanganui 4501

This page was last updated at 2:53PM on February 10, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Cancer Society Whanganui.