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Melanoma Foundation of New Zealand

Welcome to our website. The Melanoma Foundation of New Zealand is a registered charitable trust devoted to issues relating to melanoma. Our mission is to prevent avoidable deaths from melanoma and alleviate anxiety among those affected by it.

Explore the About Melanoma sections for information about prevention, diagnosis, treatment of melanoma and more.

Need support or information? Contact our nurse

Email nurse@melanoma.org.nz Ph 09 449 2342  or Freephone 0800 463 526

A word from our Ambassador Adine Wilson

The Melanoma Foundation is dear to my heart, not only do they support those who have been diagnosed with Melanoma, with expert knowledge and medical science, they also ensure people are educated about the risks we Kiwi’s face from our unforgiving sun. There are no scare tactics, just good honest practical advice. We kiwi’s are an active lot and it is so important that we do not shy away from being outdoors. The Melanoma Foundation is a brilliant charity doing a ‘truck load” of fantastic work in the community, backed up with extremely passionate people driven to reduce the incidences of unfortunately a far too common cancer, Melanoma.

Meet all of our Melanoma Foundation of New Zealand Ambassadors





 Melanoma $100 Challenge

The Melanoma Foundation challenges anyone concerned about melanoma in NZ to raise $100 this winter. The idea is to get 100 people raising $100 for the Melanoma foundation. Challenge your family & friends to get involved.

 Elizabeth Jane Boutique Fashion Parade Fundraiser

The lovely ladies at Elizabeth Jane Boutique in St Heliers, Auckland are organising another fashion parade for the Melanoma Foundation to showcase their beautiful Spring/Summer 2014 Collection. 7.00pm Tuesday 23rd September. Get in quick tickets have nearly sold out!

Fundraising Quiz Night

A fundraising quiz night will be held 7pm Friday 26th September at the Otumoetai Golf Club. Tickets have sold out for this event!

Beers, Blokes & the Sun

We will be holding our second Beers, Blokes & the Sun event on Thursday 30th October at the Giltrap Audi Showrooms. a great night out for the lads. See the Beers, Blokes & the Sun page for more information & tickets

Dave Logue Classic Cycle Challenge

Saturday 15th November 2014. See our Dave Logue Classic page for more information on this event.

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Saturday 29th November 2014. See our Taupo Cycle Challenge page for more information on this event.

Bug Jam '15 (family fun weekend)

Join us for the Bug Jam '15 family fun weekend on 28th February - 1st March 2015 at the North Harbour Country Club, Dairy Flat, Auckland

Kellogg's Nutri-Grain 2015 IRONMAN New Zealand

Saturday 7th March 2015, Taupo.

2015 Yamaha Melanoma Foundation Ski-nZ

Are you ready for the challenge? Planning for the third Ski-nZ event is well underway!

Seven days... 700 kilometres on a personal watercraft. Are you ready for the challenge? 14th - 21st March 2015.

“The Yamaha Melanoma Foundation Ski-nZ will be an adrenalin packed adventure on personal watercraft, travelling via some of the most amazing coastline and scenery the East Coast of the North Island New Zealand has to offer.”

For more information see the Ski-nZ news page or you can follow the Facebook Page or Ski-nZ Forum



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