Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


SKYCITY NZ Breakers go bald for Shave for a Cure

SKYCITY NZ Breakers go bald for Shave for a Cure

Seven of SKYCITY NZ Breakers team have a lot less hair after braving a shave yesterday as part of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s Shave for a Cure campaign.

Gary Wilkinson, CJ Bruton, Duane Bailey, Jarrod Kenny, Alonzo Burton, assistant coach Paul Henare and CEO Richard Clarke parted with their locks to raise money to help the 6 kiwis diagnosed with a blood cancer or related condition every day.

“For me the decision to shave was really simple. It’s an easy way for me to be able to help so many people and assist LBC who do such amazing work. I just wish I still had had my ponytail,” says SKYCITY NZ Breakers Assistant Coach Paul Henare.

Close to 1,300 people across the country have signed up to Shave for a Cure, with that number expected to grow both during and after Shave Week which runs from 17 - 23 March. To date close to $350,000 has been raised.

The funds raised through Shave for a Cure enable Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand, who receive no Government funding, to support patients and families living with blood cancers and blood conditions free of charge across the country.

“We are incredibly grateful to the SKYCITY New Zealand Breakers for getting behind Shave for a Cure,” says LBC’s Chief Executive Officer, Pru Etcheverry.

“Shave provides a fantastic way to really make a difference, and show you care, as so many New Zealanders have been affected by a blood diagnosis,”

The SKYCITY NZ Breakers have already raised close to $1,300 for Shave for a Cure. Visit the SKYCITY NZ Breakers Shave for a Cure page here: http://bit.ly/1kWufkC .

People can sign up to Shave for a Cure at shaveforacure.co.nz.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

RLWC 2017 Draw: New Zealand Set For A Festival Of Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League fans will have the chance to see the Kiwis in action against the best in the Pacific region for the Rugby League World Cup 2017, as announced today at the Official Tournament Draw. More>>

ALSO:

Non-Pokemon News: Magical Park A Safer Augmented Reality For Younger Audiences

Since May, Wellington City Council has been trialling a new app, Magical Park, in collaboration with the game’s New Zealand developer Geo AR Games, in parks around the city. Magical Park uses GPS technology to get users moving around the park to play within a set boundary. More>>

'Erroneous': Pokemon App Makers On Huge Privacy Flaw

We recently discovered that the Pokémon Go account creation process on iOS erroneously requests full access permission for the user's Google account... More>>

ALSO:

Te Wiki O Te Reo: Te Reo Māori Is For All New Zealanders — Minister

Minister for Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell welcomes the start of Māori Language Week today and invites all New Zealanders to give speaking te reo Māori a go. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news