Breast Cancer

One of the best birthday gifts

Last month I turned 45 and as a woman living in New Zealand, I received a rather unique birthday gift from the health services. My first free mammogram. Mammograms are all about trying to reduce the volume of breast cancer deaths in New Zealand. According to Breast Cancer Foundation stats, breast cancer is the most common cancer among Kiwi women, […]

From black jersey to pink-at-heart: Ardie Savea becomes new breast cancer ambassador

Renowned rugby loose forward Ardie Savea has joined Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) as an ambassador, spurred by the loss of his grandmother to breast cancer in 2005. He is BCFNZ’s first male ambassador. On his new role, Savea says, “BCFNZ does an incredible job of educating and supporting women at a time when they need it most, and I’m […]


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