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Saturday 19 May 2018

The Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge

950 firefighters from around NZ, Australia & the USA collect funds and race up 51 flights of Auckland's Sky Tower while wearing full firefighting kit.

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Our calendar is looking mighty exciting for the coming year. A few highlights and dates for your diaries are:

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Patient Stories

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Iziyah

Expecting the unexpected has become part of everyday life for Auckland mum Dani Noyer. Her three-year-old son Iziyah has a rare blood condition called chronic granulomatous disorder (CGD).

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Blair

Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Thirty-five years ago Blair Wingfield was making a decent living selling life insurance. What he didn’t realise was that he was ineligible for his own policies.

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Brendan

Diagnosed with multiple myeloma

In 2015, Brendan McKellar found himself in hospital numerous times for small, unexplained issues. After struggling to recover from a bout of pneumonia, Brendan was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

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Devyn

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

In 2015, two-year-old Devyn Tregurtha was a happy and healthy child so when she had an extremely high temperature for two weeks straight, her mum Bianca stared to worry.

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Caroline

Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

In early 2016, Caroline Mountford found herself frequently visiting her doctor for multiple new health issues. After a multitude of tests they finally diagnosed her with acute myeloid leukaemia.

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News

The latest news and publications from Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

LBC announces new CEO

Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Fergusson as CEO.

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Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Celebrating 20 years of volunteering with Ora Vidak

I volunteer because I believe that no-one should have to face blood cancer or any serious illness alone.

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Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Shave the date!

Hundreds of freshly-shaven heads will be out in force in March as Kiwis banish their bad hair days for good for Shave for a Cure!

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