Cancer Society information and support services


The Cancer Information Helpline is a Cancer Society service where you can talk about your concerns and needs with cancer nurses on 0800 CANCER (226 237).


hands symbol2Your local Cancer Society offers a range of services for people with cancer and their families/whānau. These services may include:

    • volunteer support, including drivers providing transport to treatment
    • accommodation while you are having treatment away from home
    • support and education groups.


The range of services offered differs in each region, so contact your local Cancer Society to find out what is available in your area.

National Office
PO Box 651, Wellington 6140
Telephone: 04 494 7270

Auckland Division
PO Box 1724, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140
Telephone: 09 308 0160
Covering: Northland

Waikato/Bay of Plenty Division
PO Box 134, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240
Telephone: 07 838 2027
Covering: Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupō, Thames and Waikato

Central Districts Division
PO Box 5096, Terrace End, Palmerston North 4441
Telephone: 06 356 5355
Covering: Taranaki, Wanganui, Manawatū, Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne/East Coast

Wellington Division
52-62 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021

Telephone: 04 389 8421
Covering: Marlborough, Nelson, Wairarapa and Wellington

Canterbury/West Coast Division
PO Box 13450, Armagh, Christchurch 8141

Telephone: 03 379 5835
Covering: South Canterbury, West Coast and Ashburton

Otago/Southland Division
PO Box 6258, Dunedin North, Dunedin 9059
Telephone: 03 477 7447
Covering: Urban and rural Otago and Southland

Cancer Information Helpline
0800 CANCER (226 237) 

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