Support Groups/Networks

An extensive national network of volunteers provides holistic support and resources to aid men, their partners, family and whanau navigate the prostate cancer journey. In response to COVID-19 this support moved online, with many groups holding Zoom meetings and now in Alert Level 1 some are recommencing face-to-face meetings. Please check the Support Meeting Calendar to find where and when a group next meets in your area, alternatively contact your local Support Group Coordinator(s) listed on this page, or National Office.

NATIONAL OFFICE
Prostate Cancer Foundation
0800 4 PROSTATE (0800 477 678)
info@prostate.org.nz

ONLINE SUPPORT FORUM
The PCFNZ Online Forum supplements our Support Group meetings, providing a secure space for those affected by prostate cancer to ask questions, share experiences or offer support to others in a secure space. Head to the Forum to register.

“RAINBOW BLUE” Support for Gay, Transgender and Bisexual Men 
Contact: Keith Townshend
📞 09 634 2636
📱 027 261 6672
📧 rainbowblue@prostate.org.nz

North Island

KAITAIA
📧 Kaitaia@prostate.org.nz

WHANGAREI
Raewyn Paviour
📞 0800 477 678
📱 027 293 9920
📧 Whangarei@prostate.org.nz 

AUCKLAND – CENTRAL
Raewyn Paviour
📱 09 414 46100
📧 aucklandcentral@prostate.org.nz
AUCKLAND EAST – BOTANY
John and Erica Wigston
📞 09 278 5003
📱 027 275 0344 – Erica
📧 aucklandeast@prostate.org.nz

AUCKLAND – FRANKLIN
Raewyn Paviour
📞 0800 477 678
📱 027 293 9920
📧 franklin@prostate.org.nz
AUCKLAND – NORTH SHORE
Wendell and Katherine Hynes
📞 09 476 2065
📱 027 4772 035
📧 aucklandnorth@prostate.org.nz

AUCKLAND WEST
John and Lilian Woodards
📱 021 208 2089
📧 aucklandwest@prostate.org.nz
AUCKLAND WOMEN’S GROUP
Katherine Hynes
📱 027 4772 035
📧 womensakl@prostate.org.nz

CAMBRIDGE
Ron Greenwood
📞 07 823 5877
📱 027 276 0336
📧 cambridge@prostate.org.nz  
HAMILTON
Wayne and Pam Irving
📞 027 943 7455 – Pam
📱 021 130 2029 – Wayne
📧 Hamilton@prostate.org.nz

KATIKATI
Rod Calver
📞 07 5490363
📱 027 590 9710
📧 Katikati@prostate.org.nz
TAURANGA
Ian Armstrong and Peter Robieson 
📱 021 504 093 (Ian)
📱 021 775 177 (Peter)
📧 Tauranga@prostate.org.nz 

ROTORUA
Bertram Jehly
📱 022 659 7307
📧 Rotorua@prostate.org.nz
WAIHI
Graeme Wilkinson
📞 07 863 7076
📧 waihi@prostate.org.nz 

NEW PLYMOUTH
Peter Hickey
📞 06 751 3925
📱 021 162 1334
📧 newplymouth@prostate.org.nz
WANGANUI
Brian Deadman
📞 06 348 7115
📱 027  555 0338
📧 Wanganui@prostate.org.nz

HAWKES BAY
Ven and Trish Plummer
📞 06 834 6302
📱 021 487 373 (Ven)
📧 Hawkesbay@prostate.org.nz
 HAWKES BAY – WOMEN’S
Paula O’Boyle
📞 06 878 3314
📱 027 649 1643
📧 womenshb@prostate.org.nz

KAPITI
Raewyn Paviour
📞 0800 477 678
📱 027 293 9920
📧 Kapiti@prostate.org.nz
MASTERTON
Robert and Susan Brader
📞 06 370 8699
📱 027 272 1892
📧 masterton@prostate.org.nz

PALMERSTON NORTH
Chris Bland
📞 06 323 5313
📱 027 686 9711
📧 Manawatu@prostate.org.nz
PORIRUA
Danny Bedingfield
📱 027 536 4099
📧 Porirua@prostate.org.nz

WELLINGTON PALS
Graeme Coutts
📱 022 674 7832
LOWER HUTT
Bill Guthrie
📱 027 247 5427
📧 lowerhutt@prostate.org.nz

South Island

NELSON
Bill Fergie
📞 03 544 8635

📱 021 062 0427
📧 nelson@prostate.org.nz
WESTPORT
John Lee
📞 03 789 6859

📧 Westport@prostate.org.nz

RANGIORA
Dean and Lois Farrow
📱 021 0224 6078 (Dean)

📧 Rangiora@prostate.org.nz 
CHRISTCHURCH MERIVALE
Peter Cropp
📞 03 383 3850

📱 027 436 4067
📧 Chcmerivale@prostate.org.nz 

CHRISTCHURCH CENTRAL
Peter and Jenny Bousfield
📞 03 385 5387

📱 027 380 0782 (Peter)
📧 Christchurchcentral@prostate.org.nz 
SELWYN
Dianne and Chris Ward
📞 03 321 7046

📱 027 437 1254 (Chris) / 021 371 254 (Dianne)
📧 selwyn@prostate.org.nz

ASHBURTON
John Waugh
📞 03 308 3384
📧 Ashburton@prostate.org.nz
TIMARU
Bob And Marg Penty
📞 03 686 0166

📱 027 433 7074 (Bob)
📧 timaru@prostate.org.nz

DUNEDIN
Ken Cook
📞 03 489 1269

📱 027 379 2155
📧 Dunedin@prostate.org.nz
DUNEDIN WOMEN’S 
Angela Melrose
📞 03 488 4703

📱 027 406 2948
📧 womensdun@prostate.org.nz 

CENTRAL OTAGO ‘ROXBURGH’
David Clarke
📱 027 877 8070

📧 roxburgh@prostate.org.nz
SOUTHERN LAKES
Donald and Johanna Vermeulen
📱 027 435 2982 – Donald

📱 027 304 8574 – Johanna
📧 Southernlakes@prostate.org.nz 

INVERCARGILL
Terry and Trish Wright
📞 03 216 5034

📱 021 029 32711 (Terry)
📱 021 110 9103 (Trish)
📧 Invercargill@prostate.org.nz
 INVERCARGILL WOMEN & PARTNERS
Trish Wright 
📱 021 110 9103

📧 womensinv@prostate.org.nz