Our “Little Pink Book” of resources


Denise's Breastcare

Post Surgery Bra Fitting Service - Ministry of Health approved Provider, 15 years experience and knowledge.

Visit's Whangarei on a regular basis to do fittings and sales at the Cancer Society Rooms, 73 Kamo Road, Kensington.  Based in Silverdale and Milford.

Ph: 09 814 8822 or 022 102 8873


ABC Breast Care NZ Ltd - Trudi Corbett

Mastectomy & Surgical Bras, Prosthesis, Swimwear & leisurewear  - Ministry of Health approved provider, they can claim the Ministry of Health subsidy on your behalf.

They can come to your home for fitting.

email: trudi@abcbreastcarenzltd.co.nz

Phone: +64 021 33 55 95



Anne of Craicor - Far north provider 

Post surgery Mastectomy Bras, Swimwear, prostheses and compression garments  - Ministry of Health approved provider, they can claim the Ministry of Health subsidy on your behalf.

Based in Kerikeri 

email: maryanne@anneofcraicor.co.nz

Phone: 09 401 7295


Hair Razing Design - Lynda Harper

Tailored wigs & hair pieces. Individual custom wig fitting. Approved MOH and ACC provider.

5 Tui Crescent, Maunu, Whangarei

www.wigs.co.nz  Ph: 09 438 7289



My Reflection - custom crafted breast prosthesis

My Reflection breast prosthesis is custom crafted using 3D mapping to perfectly mirror your own unique shape and size, restoring the ‘you’ that you know.  

A business covering the Northland area. 

Health NZ Certified Prosthetics Provider

Website: - www.myreflection.co.nz

email  enquiries@myreflection.co.nz

Phone 09 366 3555

Gough Gear - Headwear for Hairloss  - Gough Gear Limited

Supplying trendy headwear to anyone suffering from hair loss. Mobile business covering the Northland area. 

Approved MOH provider.

Website: - www.goughgear.com  

Facebook:- https://www.facebook.com/GoughGear

email Jackie at:-  admin@goughgear.com

Head HighHeadwear for hair loss.

Providing quality stylish headwear if you are experiencing hair loss.  An NZ approved Ministry of Health provider. 

Website: - https://headhigh.co.nz

email:-  info@headhigh.co.nz

Phone : -Kate 09 478 4456 or Caroline 027 222 7580


Lymphoedema support 

Shelley Solomon at Fresh Start Physiotherapy is highly qualified in the treatment of lymphoedema, a condition caused by the accumulation of excessive amounts of fluid resulting in swelling of one or more regions of the body. They work to reduce the likelihood of lymphoedema developing and to minimise swelling if it does occur. 

www. freshstartphysiotherapy.co.nz        Western Hills Clinic, 74 Western Hills Drive, Kensington, Whangarei

0210 236 7074                                        info@freshstartphysiotherapy.co.nz




Zen Fitness Fusion - Nancy Rishworth

Personal training, Massage therapy, Nutrition and Naturopathy services.

Monday  2.30 p.m.- 4.30 p.m.
Tuesday  10.00 a.m.- 1.00 p.m
Wednesday  10.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Thursday 2.30 p.m.- 4.30 p.m.
Personal training services: By appointment

Shop 10, Oceans Resort, Tutukaka

www.zenfitnessfusion.com   Ph: 027 351 8433



Big Tree Studio - Pilates - Karen George

Karen George is a trained physiotherapist. Pilates can help those who have had a breast cancer diagnosis.  www.bigtreestudio.co.nz

Clients can receive a free assessment and first class if you go through the GREEN prescription service.  More info at www.sportnorthland.co.nz/Get-Active-Ng-mahi-a-te-Rhia/Green-Prescription

or contact the Green Prescription team on 0800 ACTIVE (22 84 83) or email grx@sportnorth.co.nz



Skin Revision

Cosmetic tattooing - 3D nipples, areola shading, eyebrows 

47 Cameron Street, above Glassons, Whangarei

www.skinrevision.co.nz   Ph: 09 988 9780


Tattoos & Fine Art by Constanza Nightingale

Mastectomy Cosmetic tattooing - 3D nipples, areola shading, art and scar coverage

25 Pacific Bay Road, Tutukaka 0173

www.constanzanightingale.com Ph: 021 2156 2863


Joanne Fahy

Natural Therapist 

Ph: 09 430 0077



Sarahlee Studio - Sarahlee Cobb Photography

For those must do, have forever photos.

Shop 3/5 Rust Avenue, Vinetown, Whangārei 0110

Ph: 027 4597280




Strength & Soul Whangarei 

Provides support to people on recovery from cancer. Cancer rehabilitation from physiotherapists. One on one rehab.

Strength and Soul Studio, 3 Porowini Ave, Whangarei

www.strengthandsoul.co.nz    Ph: 09-430 0660


Onerahi Physio

Taylor Wilkes is a fully qualified wahine cancer rehabilitation physiotherapist running the PINC program.  She supports, guides and rehabilitates through every stage of treatment and recovery.


116 Onerahi Road, Onerahi, Whangārei

 www.onerahiphysio.co.nz   Phone 09 436 0919  



Facebook & Website Groups

Health Navigator NZ - www.healthnavigator.org.nz

Helps you find reliable and trustworthy information and self help resources about breast cancer.



Gift of Knowledge - www.giftofknowledge.co.nz

Hereditary Breast Cancer (BRCA mutation gene). Focuses on raising awareness, connecting you to others etc.



Shocking Pink - www.shockingpink.org.nz

Large private Facebook support group for under 45's with a website and info/support.



Sweet Louise - www.facebook.com/sweetlouiseNZ

Sweet Louise provides practical, emotional and social support to people in New Zealand living with advanced & incurable breast cancer.



Mybc - www.mybc.care

Mybc is an online community for New Zealanders affected by breast cancer - a place to connect and share experiences with others like you, and to ask questions and get support from a qualified breast nurse.  Share your thoughts, questions and milestones with a community of people who understand what you’re going through. Offer support, share knowledge, and get to know each other.



BCAC  - www.breastcancer.org.nz

The Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) provides a united voice and support for people in New Zealand who have experience of breast cancer. Together, they work to make world-class detection, treatment and care accessible to everyone with breast cancer in Aotearoa. They provide information, support and representation for those with breast cancer so they can make informed choices about their treatment and care.



Cancer Society Northland - www.cancer.org.nz

Support nurses, counselling and transport to treatments.  Organised free accommodation in Auckland at Domain Lodge when attending radiation treatment or related appointments.

09 437 5593   northland@akcansoc.org.nz



Te Hā Oranga - www.tehaoranga.co.nz

Te Hā Oranga is a Ngāti Whātua organisation that provides health and wellbeing services to everyone within the Ngāti Whātua rohe. Services include women's health and breast screening.

Dargaville Office:09 439 3013
Dargaville Hospital, Awakino Rd



Breast Care Nurse Advice -  0800 2268 773

Specialist breast care nurse, who can answer your questions about breast cancer and breast health. 

email breastnurse@nzbcf.org.nz


Look Good Feel Better for all Cancer patients - Free Care programme www.lgfb.co.nz

Free Feel Better Classes cover simple techniques to look after your skin, hair, body and mind so that you can feel stronger and face cancer with confidence. For anyone with a diagnosis for any type of cancer at any stage. There is no requirement for you to be in active treatment or experiencing hair loss. It’s your time away from the world of diagnosis and treatment to help you face your cancer and live better.


Free Counselling 

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) has partnered with Stratos, a national counselling service to provide support for people coping with the emotional challenge which often accompany breast cancer.  It is free confidential and funded by NZBCF.  You get three sessions, either face to face, over the phone or via video messaging like zoom. 

To access this service, you can complete an online self-referral and their Breast Cancer Foundation NZ nurses can arrange your counselling.



Free Online Therapy

Do you need help with your mental wellbeing, are you feeling, low, sad, worried, stressed, self concious nervous or tense? 

If so there is a range of free online courses available to help you tackle worry and stress. Take care of yourself with this free, private online therapy courses for all New Zealanders. Support for your mental and emotional wellbeing that you can access anytime, anywhere.

You are stronger that you think, see what free courses are available at www.justathought.co.nz



Pāroretanga me te maharatanga - Relaxation and mindfulness  https://www.youtube.com/playlist...

The Cancer Society has produced the Relax CD, which offers a series of relaxation and mindfulness exercises.  You can listen to it on YouTube. Click on the link above to gain access to eight difference exercises.