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Cancer Society Wairarapa

Cancer Network Group Service

Today

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Description

The Wairarapa Centre of the Cancer Society is dedicated to providing the best possible support for cancer patients and their carers. Through the generous support of the local community and the commitment of our volunteers and dedicated staff, we continue to extend and improve services for those affected by cancer.

The Wairarapa Centre focus is primarily on growing dedicated support systems; raising awareness in health promotion areas; seeking new initiatives; providing quality information; and networking to improve communication links with other related organisations in the health industry. 

Outreach services are available by appointment in South Wairarapa. 

The Cancer Society, Wairarapa Centre has an open door policy from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm weekdays. Patient consultation outside these hours can be arranged by appointment. Volunteers are always welcomed and often called upon - anyone interested may apply at the Centre.

Service Areas

Transport

  • Volunteer driving services

Support

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

Accommodation

Cancer research

Counselling

Cultural support

Exercise and relaxation

  • Massage therapy
  • Meditation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Tai chi
  • Social clubs
  • Yoga

Home support

Hospitals and cancer treatment centres

  • Chemotherapy
  • Smoking cessation
  • Social work
  • Whanau support services

Supportive health

  • Lymphoedema
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Psychology
  • Social work

Welfare & advocacy services

  • Advocacy services

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

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

Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Patient consultation outside these hours can be arranged by appointment.

How to access this service

National Cancer Information Helpline
For answers, support or just a chat, call us free on 0800 CANCER (226 237) Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm. 

Cancer Society Wairarapa can take phone or email referrals: 06 3788 039 or waisupport@cancersoc.org.nz

Contact Details

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37 Te Ore Ore Road
Lansdowne
Masterton
Wellington 5810

(opposite Wairarapa Hospital)

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Street Address

37 Te Ore Ore Road
Lansdowne
Masterton
Wellington 5810

(opposite Wairarapa Hospital)

Postal Address

PO Box 121
Masterton 5840

This page was last updated at 12:31PM on July 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Cancer Society Wairarapa.