Participant Stories

Mireta's Story

When Mireta Tamatoa looked in the mirror, she didn't like the reflection she saw looking back. But a morale-boosting makeover has helped her find herself and feel beautiful again. The South Auckland woman was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and has just finished chemotherapy treatment to shrink the tumor so she can have surgery.

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West Auckland

We recently held a special class at West Fono in Henderson, Auckland, for some of the Healthcare providers in the area. We are looking at opening up West Auckland Classes later in 2015.

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Men's Workshop in Hamilton

In December 2014, we trailed a men's workshop in Hamilton at the cancer Society's Lions Lodge. 11 men were guided through tools and tricks to help combat the side effects of their cancer treatment. With thanks to support from our cosmetic partners who provided some men only products. The workshop was a great success and will be continued to trial throughout 2015.

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