Finding Support

A key objective for Bowel Cancer NZ is to provide support for patients and families going through bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer NZ Service Directory

Join our Bowel Cancer Patient & Whānau Support Group

Our Facebook group works as a forum for people to discuss bowel cancer and their journey with people going through similar experiences as themselves in a supportive environment.

It is a closed group to allow people maximum privacy, only members of the group are able to see the posts.

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Use our Service Directory to find support

Our Service Directory has a list of services that you may find useful for yourself or as you support a loved one with bowel cancer.

We could use your help as it’s a work in progress. If you know of, or belong to any other relevant organisations that could be helpful you can list it here for free or email us at

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Join Support Crew for a FREE online support platform

Support Crew is an online support platform that helps those dealing with life changing events to easily co-ordinate the meals and support they need from their support network.

It’s easy, create a support page, invite your friends and family to connect with you and ask for help.

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Tune into Canopy TV, and online news channel for the cancer community

Canopy TV aims to provide interesting and topical information to cancer patients and their families, increase people’s understanding of cancer and showcase interesting clinical developments in cancer treatment.

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