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Cuppa and a Chat 2024

Online peer facilitated support group

Upcoming group sessions on Zoom:
Monday 26 February 2024

11am and 7pm (two sessions on both days)

Tēnā koutou katoa 
I'd like to invite you to share an informal Zoom 'cuppa and chat' with me on 
Friday 26 January and Monday 26 February.
I'm hosting two sessions on both days, one at 11am and the other at 7pm, and I hope you'll be able to join me. 
We'll share our experiences of breast cancer 'over a cuppa', and give and receive support within a confidential and peer-facilitated space. 
Please pre-register for the group you would like to attend - there's more information below - and I'll look forward to seeing you at one - or both! - of our sessions.   

- Liz Pennington, Chair Breast Cancer Support Aotearoa

What we'll do
We'll talk and share our experiences with others within a confidential and safe space.

We welcome anyone with a lived experience of breast cancer (of any age and stage of their breast cancer journey) to participate in this peer-led online support group. The group provides a welcoming space to connect with others who share similar experiences, a place to give and receive support.

We know lives are busy and so we're offering two group sessions, one at 11am and the other at 7pm. Both sessions will run approximately one hour.

If you'd like to talk, listen, and share with others, grab a cuppa and join us. Both sessions will be facilitated by BCS Chair, Liz Pennington, who is a breast cancer survivor and works within the health and wellbeing space. 

Pre-register here
Please click on the link below for the group or groups you'd like to join.  Once registered, you'll receive a confirmation email with the details for joining the meeting.   These emails can sometimes go to Junk or Spam folders, so please check if you don't receive a confirmation from Zoom.   If you don't receive any confirmation at all, please email us.  

If you'd like to attend and prefer not to pre-register or are unable to pre-register,  please email us and we'll register you.

Register for Monday 26 February 11am
Register for Monday 26 February 7pm

We look forward to seeing you!
Nga mihi nui 
Breast Cancer Support Aotearoa (BCS) 

2024 Cuppa and Chat Dates*
11am and 7pm

Friday 26 January 

Monday 26 February

Monday 25 March

Monday 29 April

Monday 27 May

Monday 24 June

Monday 29 July

Monday 26 August

Monday 30 September

Tuesday 29 October

Monday 25 November

Monday 23 December

*Dates may be subject to change. 

Christchurch Support Group

Our Christchurch Support Group meets every third Sunday of the month for lunch or morning tea at various cafes around Christchurch.
Join us for a coffee, food, and plenty of good conversation. 
Phone 0800 273 222 for more information or visit our Facebook page for the latest meeting dates, places and times (PM us if you like). 
We look forward to seeing you.  

Walking all over the Shore

Corban's Estate and Arts Centre 
Saturday 10 February, meeting at 10am in the car park

February is the month to explore the Corbans Estate and Arts Centre and a delightful retro cafe.
Trish will lead a walk in Henderson Park. There is a chance to go and see the artists at work, then finally morning tea in the cafe. The address is 2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson. Please let us know if you'll be there. It'll be good to see you. 
Enjoy the summer!
Judith    027 2414 515  
Mae        021 530 594

Walking all over the Shore is a social walking group meeting in various locations on the North Shore (Auckland) for gentle walks and coffee. We post details on our site when we receive them so please check back with us for notice of upcoming walks or contact Judith or Mae for information.

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