How we help

The Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust  aims to help those with breast cancer in the Rotorua Community. Here are some of the ways they may help you:

Care Package – when you are first diagnosed the Cancer Nurse at the Hospital will give you one of our care packs. If you have missed out on this, please call 022 424 6616 or email

Petrol Vouchers – These are included in you care package.

Cushions – We have soft cushions to use with seatbelts to stop any discomfort.

Personalised help – We appreciate individual needs vary depending on circumstances. We will assess your situation and offer appropriate support according to your needs and available funds.

Monthly Newsletters – each month information is sent via email or post to members, to keep them up to date with new information, events and activities happening. Sign up by emailing

Support Groups – We have a Morning Tea Group that meet once a month.

Hair and Beauty Treatments – In partnership with Service Skills Centre, free treatments on various dates throughout the year.

Exercise Groups – Tai Chi, Pink Pilates, Pinc Next Steps, Can B Fit, Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Lymph Connection –  a subsidised for your first reading to monitor any changes.

Winter Series – A bi-annual series of seminars run over the cooler months on topics designed to educate, inform and inspire.

PINK WALK EVENT – Our main fundraiser that happens every October to raise awareness of breast cancer and display an ever-increasing pink measure of community spirit.