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  1. Video for Husband demands inquiry into PHARMAC costs for life saving cancer drugs
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    Husband demands inquiry into PHARMAC costs for life saving cancer drugs

    Malcolm Mulholland says his wife is battling breast cancer and is finding it difficult to access drugs in NZ because of costs. He is calling for the Māori Affairs Select Committee to hold an inquiry into PHARMAC to reduce the costs.

  2. Video for Smear Your Mea - new wero for all Matatini rōpū
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    Smear Your Mea- new wero for all Matatini rōpū

    Northern kapa, Muriwhenua, are challenging wāhine from all Te Matatini groups to get tested for cervical cancer before the competition.

  3. Video for  Kura educates students to be SunSmart
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    Kura educates students to be SunSmart

    Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Mangatuna on the East Coast are ensuring they abide by the Cancer Society's SunSmart Schools Programme standards to educate students and keep them safe from the sun.

  4. Video for Health sector 'inherently racist' to Māori says cancer survivor
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    Health sector 'inherently racist' to Māori says cancer survivor

    A Māori cancer survivor claims the health sector is inherently racist towards Māori patients and is calling for a change in workforce cultural competency to save more lives.

  5. Video for Māori not immune to melanoma
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    Māori not immune to melanoma

    Health promoter for Cancer Society Gisborne East Coast, Roimata Mangu of Ngāti Porou is on a mission to ensure whānau are being 'SunSmart'.  According to Mangu, Māori are not immune to solar radiation and there's no room for complacency when it comes to melanoma.

  6. Video for Self-testing for cervical cancer could save Māori women
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    Self-testing for cervical cancer could save Māori women

    A new study has found self-testing for cervical cancer screening could save Māori women's lives. The study found Māori women were more receptive to self-testing, citing whakamā, lack of time and fear of discomfort as the current barriers to screening.

  7. Video for Mulholland supports calls for PHARMAC Inquiry
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    Mulholland supports calls for PHARMAC Inquiry

    Stage four breast cancer sufferer Wiki Mulholland is supporting calls for an Inquiry into PHARMAC.  Mulholland gave evidence to the Health Select Committee saying drug funding processes are too slow and causing needless deaths.

  8. Video for Super Kai
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    Super Kai

    Scientists are investigating a special blend of native plants and common spices in the hope it may help prevent some types of cancer. The kīnaki is the brainchild of the late Ngahuia Hare Lena of Tūhoe. Her whānau have joined forces with AgResearch scientists to test its potential as a food in the fight against cancer.

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    24 hours of fitness for Movember

    In support of Movember, former Māori All Black and current Counties Manukau rugby player Joseph Royal took up the challenge to work out for 24 hours.  The descendant of Ngāti Whātua has been supporting cancer awareness in his playing duties all year, and went another step further- being active for a whole day for the cause.

  10. Video for Trophy tribute to Damon Heke
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    Trophy tribute to Damon Heke

    The South Auckland primary kapa haka regionals are commemorating the late Damon Heke, a former leader of the wider South Auckland community.  His family presented the hosts, Finlayson Park School, a trophy in his name.

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