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CanTeen Aotearoa

Cancer Network Group Service, Community Health



Around 4,200 rangatahi across Aotearoa are impacted by cancer each year, whether it’s their own diagnosis or cancer in their whānau. 

Rangatahi don't have to face cancer alone. Canteen is a safe space for rangatahi to connect, share the tough stuff, and get a break from cancer.

Our services are free of charge and available for rangatahi aged 13-24 who:

  • Has/Had cancer
  • Has/Had a parent or sibling with cancer
  • Dealing with the death of a parent or sibling from cancer

Canteen services include:

  • Individual support and therapy
  • Peer support events
  • Therapeutic programmes and camps
  • Rangatahi development
  • Specialised online support - canteenconnect.org


Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Canteen Aotearoa is available Monday - Friday, 9am – 5pm

Phone: 0800 CANTEEN (226 8336) or email:

Canteen has three hub offices that service Aotearoa. Visit www.canteen.org.nz/contact-us to find out more or get in touch. 


Referrals can be made via our website: www.canteen.org.nz/referral-form 

Fees and Charges Categorisation


Fees and Charges Description

All of Canteen's support services are free of charge.


Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Opening and closing hours refer to the National Office of CanTeen.  

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Information & support
Cancer support

Cancer counselling

  • Cancer counselling

Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 56072
Dominion Road
Auckland 1446

This page was last updated at 9:20AM on July 8, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by CanTeen Aotearoa.