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  1. Video for Kiwi Ferns captain Hireme brings wedding forward for her dying mother
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    Kiwi Ferns captain Hireme brings wedding forward for her dying mother

    Blackfern's and Woman's Rugby League legend dubbed the Sonny Bill of the female codes, is now Honey Hireme-Smiler after wedding her partner in front of her cancer stricken mother.  

  2. Video for Establishing a Māori health governance group to help save lives
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    Establishing a Māori health governance group to help save lives

    In order for better outcomes for Māori living with cancer and have earlier detections, the Ministry of Health must ensure cancer survival equity is achieved for Māori by 2030. That's according to Hei Ahuru Mōwai - Māori Cancer Leadership Chair, Dr Nina Scott who says Māori health leaders need to be at the forefront of decisions that impact on Māori.

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    Extra funding for cancer treatments

    Today, the Government announced an extra $60 million in funding for PHARMAC. $20 million this year and $40 million in 2020/21.  PHARMAC says the funding means they can fund a range of new medicines, including several new cancer treatments. 

  4. Video for 'PHARMAC boost good start but not enough to make change' - Māori family member
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    'PHARMAC boost good start but not enough to make change'- Māori family member

    There is a mix of reactions from Māori families following the announcement of the government's funding boost towards the Cancer Control Agency and PHARMAC.

  5. Video for Huntly Kuia shaves head for Daffodil Day
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    Huntly Kuia shaves head for Daffodil Day

    Waireti Kaihe (Waikato, Ngāpuhi) is a volunteer at the St Johns opportunity shop in Huntly. In the spirit of Daffodil Day, the 76-year-old former educator, shaved her hair to raise money for the New Zealand Cancer Society. 

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    Calls for a formal investigation into Pharmac

    Breast Cancer Aotearoa is calling for a formal investigation into Pharmac the countries supplier of advance medicines and treatments. 

  7. Video for Deputy PM calls out National's cancer agency proposal
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    Deputy PM calls out National's cancer agency proposal

    National Party leader Simon Bridges has announced that a $200 million cancer agency would be on the cards in a National-led government.  But Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is calling him to task over the efforts of the previous National government.

  8. Video for Te Tairāwhiti rangatahi call on community to be Smokefree
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    Te Tairāwhiti rangatahi call on community to be Smokefree

    Today is the international smokefree day and rangatahi in the Gisborne area, with support of the Tairawhiti Smokefree Collective, are encouraging their community to be smokefree, as Te Tairāwhiti hosts the highest rates of smoking in New Zealand.

  9. Video for Te Arawa man climbs Sky Tower in honour of friend lost to cancer
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    Te Arawa man climbs Sky Tower in honour of friend lost to cancer

    Ngahihi Bidois climbed the 1103 steps to honour his close friend Darcy Hunter Jr who passed away from blood cancer in 2017.

  10. Video for Another march towards Pharmac funding
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    Another march towards Pharmac funding

    The Medavivors breast cancer survivors group today took another step towards gaining government funding for cancer treatments for suffering New Zealanders.  Breast cancer sufferer Wiki Maholland is as determined than ever to live her life on her own terms.  

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