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. The contact details for your local Support Coordinator is listed on this page and you will find Group Meeting details on the Support Meeting Calendar. Please don’t hesitate to contact us is we can be of further assistance.

Our other support channels include an 0800 Information Service, online Support Forum, free Counselling Service and a Welfare Grant service for those experiencing financial distress as a result of their prostate cancer diagnosis. We also have a nationwide network of exercise classes called Prost-FIT, for men to help them before, during and after prostate treatment. If you have any questions regarding treatment please contact your medical team – they are in the best position to help you.

INFORMATION SERVICE
Phone: 0800 660 800 (Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm)
Email: infoservice@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: Raewyn Paviour, 027 293 9920, Email Rainbow Blue


KAITAIA
Email Kaitaia

WHANGAREI
Raewyn Paviour
0800 477 678
Email Whangarei
AUCKLAND – RODNEY
Gaynor Larsen
027 274 2435
Email Auckland – Rodney
AUCKLAND – NORTH SHORE
Kevin and Sue O’Leary
0274 799 563
Email Auckland North Shore
AUCKLAND – CENTRAL
Raewyn Paviour
0800 660 800
Email Auckland Central
AUCKLAND – EAST
Raewyn Paviour
0800 660 800
Email Auckland East
AUCKLAND WEST
John and Lilian Woodards
021 208 2089
Email Auckland West
 AUCKLAND – SOUTH
Raewyn Paviour
0800 660 800
Email Auckland South
CAMBRIDGE
Ron Greenwood
07 823 5877
027 276 0336
Email Cambridge  
HAMILTON
Kris Hayward
021 032 4481
Email Hamilton
WHANGAMATA
Ian Hunt and Ross Falconer
027 479 1768 (Ian)
021 894 832 (Ross)
Email Whangamata
KATIKATI
Rod Calver
07 5490363
027 590 9710
Email Katikati
TAURANGA
Ian Armstrong and Peter Robieson 
021 504 093 (Ian)
021 775 177 (Peter)
Email Tauranga
ROTORUA
Raewyn Paviour
0800 660 800
Email Rotorua
WAIHI
Raewyn Paviour
0800 660 800

Email Waihi
GISBORNE
Darrington Slater
021 063 4515
Email Gisborne
NEW PLYMOUTH
Graham Clouston | Paul Klenner 
027 495 7036 (GC) 022 413 1994 (PK)
Email New Plymouth
WANGANUI
Brian Deadman
06 348 7115
027  555 0338
Email Wanganui
HAWKES BAY
Ven and Trish Plummer
06 834 6302
021 487 373 (Ven)
Email Hawkes Bay
HAWKES BAY PARTNERS
Paula O’Boyle
06 878 3314
027 649 1643
Email Hawkes Bay Partners
MASTERTON
Robert and Susan Brader
06 370 8699
027 272 1892
Email Masterton
PALMERSTON NORTH
Chris Bland
06 323 5313
027 686 9711
Email Manawatu
PORIRUA
Danny Bedingfield
027 536 4099
Email Porirua
WELLINGTON PALS
Graeme Coutts
022 674 7832
LOWER HUTT
Bill Guthrie
027 247 5427
Email Lower Hutt
 NELSON
Bill Fergie
03 544 8635

021 062 0427
Email Nelson
MARLBOROUGH
Murray Eyles
027 608 5667
Email Marlborough
WESTPORT
John Lee
03 789 6859

Email Westport
RANGIORA
Dean and Lois Farrow
021 0224 6078 (Dean)

Email Rangiora
CHRISTCHURCH MERIVALE
Peter Cropp
03 383 3850

027 436 4067
Email Christchurch Merivale
CHRISTCHURCH CENTRAL
Peter and Jenny Bousfield
03 385 5387

027 380 0782 (Peter)
Email Christchurch Central
SELWYN Support Group
Chris Ward
027 437 1254 
Email Selwyn
SELWYN Men’s Coffee Chat Group
Chris Ward
027 437 1254
Email Selwyn
SELWYN Partner’s Coffee Chat Group
Dianne Ward 
021 371 254
Email Selwyn
ASHBURTON
Doug Collie
027 5100 556
Email Ashburton
TIMARU
Chris Ward
027 437 1254
Email Timaru
DUNEDIN
Ken Cook
03 489 1269
027 379 2155
Email Dunedin
DUNEDIN WOMEN’S 
Angela Melrose
03 488 4703

027 406 2948
Email Dunedin Women’s
CENTRAL OTAGO ‘ALEXANDRA’
David and Ruth Clarke
027 877 8070

Email Alexandra
CENTRAL OTAGO ‘ROXBURGH’
David and Ruth Clarke
027 877 8070

Email Roxburgh
CENTRAL OTAGO ‘QUEENSTOWN’
David and Ruth Clarke
027 877 8070

Email Queenstown
INVERCARGILL
Terry and Trish Wright
03 216 5034

021 029 32711 (Terry)
021 110 9103 (Trish)
Email Invercargill