November News 2022

Wintergarden Meeting A big news month for us! We had our first in person meeting for two years yesterday at the Wintergarden Cafe in the Domain. We must have had over 22 people attending including three staff members, our Chair , Tammy who drove down from Whangarei...
Upcoming events: November meeting and marathon

Upcoming events: November meeting and marathon

Xmas Meeting 17 November, Wintergarden Cafe, Auckland Domain, 11 am to 1pm. Our first meeting face to face this year!  It will also be our last but we are definitely getting into regular Auckland meetings next year. Covid is the cause – Domain Lodge is still...

October News 2022

Models in 3D are always good teaching tools. The cake below looks so like a real Linac machine that I had to look twice. “Kelly Bakes Cakes” who made the baked and iced model linear accelerator says: “I feel privileged to have been asked to make this...

September News 2022

Higher media profile for HNC On WHNCD the hosts of one of our biggest radio stations told one of our members that he had never heard of head and neck cancer. Five to six weeks later HNC is frequently in the news. The NZ Listener of 10 September had a two page spread...

Reflecting on WHNCD

It was satisfying to be able to hold a stall again on World Head and Neck Cancer Day. There is an almost joyful camaraderie among patients, carers and staff who are touched by this cancer.   Yes, we were all masked up to the max but meeting in person after two years...