2016 Event date: Saturday 28 May
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1,103 steps, 51 floors, 25 kgs of kit
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On Saturday 28 May 2016, 850 firefighters will race up the 1,103 stairs in Auckland's iconic Sky Tower to raise $850,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.  Are you up for the challenge?

how your money helps

Funds raised through the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge help Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) support the 10,000 kiwis living with a blood cancer or related condition in your local community.
LBC offers personalised support and information to patients and their families, funds research into better treatments and finding a cure, raises awareness about the diseases and advocates on behalf of patients.

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whats going on

Sky Tower Stair Challenge 2015 Farmers Llamas
Over 90 businesses battled it out to be the fastest up the 1,103 steps of Auckland's iconic Sky Tower on Friday 14 August when they took part in the 2015 Corporate Sky Tower Stair Challenge, raising more than $345,000 for LBC.
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Small change lbc
Our long-term supporters Farmers Trading Company ran a fantastic new fundraising campaign over Queen’s Birthday Weekend - Life Changing Small Change, which raised a record breaking $104,000!
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Firefighters from over 200 brigades across the country set a new fundraising record for the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge on May 23 raising over $1 million!
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25-year-old Mellisa Chesterman from Tokoroa was mid-way through her post-graduate diploma in teaching at Waikato University when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
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  • individuals
  • teams
Nigel Morrison$32270
Ed Love$29757
Tony Scott$16700
Thomas Hopkins$12498
Peter Treacy$12485
Phil Glen$10277
Sean Butler$8825
Phil O'Hara$8358
Jason Hodgson$6282
Chris Hewton$6100
Rochelle Hailwood$6083
Colum Rice$5760
Tim Clarke$5570
William Garnett$5258
Diego Canepa$5206
Richard Gowdy$4917
Gary Madden$4769
Peter Lauryssens$4717
Wayne Hooper$4700
Ian Gibson$4700
Mike Tovine$4700
Dave Ewen$4700
Stuart Graham$4700
Greg Hartwell$4700
Gavin Hyland$4700
John Vazey$4700
Jason Molony$4650
Craig Smith$4366
Dean Mischewski$4340
Tom Rahui$4285
Clayton Andrews$4148
Grant Scothern$3763
Gary Collins$3720
Meagan Bell$3700
Brian Clancey$3610
Trudi Nelson$3500
callen saunders$3390
Aaron Nepia$3331
Brendon Mayall$3242
Andrew Cotter$3166
Matt Cooke$3137
Steve Hutchinson$3072
Don McLaughlan$3070
Leighton Hunt$3058
Philip Hunt$3046
Jess Anderson$3012
Nadine Chalmers-Ross$3000
Mark Prusher$3000
Clinton Lyall$2988
Mark Ellis$2959
Kevin Darling$2924
Joan Natanahira$2870
Carl Dierck$2846
john hastings$2819
Lara Hastings$2819
stephen peers$2812
Michael Scott$2765
Richard Crawford$2721
Mark Joyce$2717
Adam Rubie$2715
Andrew Hartmann$2691
Greg Norman$2669
Andrew Legge$2613
Richard Weir$2607
Janine Roberts$2586
Shane Reily$2581
Lee-Anne Wann$2555
Rebecca Lee$2500
Michael Power$2500
Fred McFall$2496
Robin Sneddon$2464
Vaughn Chiplin$2462
Marcus Hammett$2445
Bart Couprie$2421
Matt Akers$2405
Ryan Manson$2403
Alex Tawhara$2341
Laura Andrews$2300
Jason Harris$2299
Graeme Fisher$2255
Chris Bestwick$2212
Steve Flett$2199
Corey Gosney$2140
Bodee Oliver$2100
Wade McKinnon$2089
Rachelle Meijer$2080
Paul Evers$2079
Roddy Kirk$2075
German Matamala$2073
Jordan Buckingham$2067
Milan Lukic$2063
Mornay Jacobs$2060
Laurence Cameron$2055
Ashley Toms$2053
Brad Taylor$2050
Damien Shalloe$2049
Joel McNickle$2021
James Brookman$1986
Jeanette Thomas$1962
Paul Setefano$1953
Auckland Airport Rescue Fire$101303
Squad 20$98465
Canterbury Stair Climb Team$36326
Halcombe Fire Brigade$29415
Lyttelton Volunteer Fire Brigade$19302
Kaikohe Fire$18513
Clutha Valley$18009
NZ Army Emergency Response Squadron$17519
Wellington Airport Fire$14070
Rakaia Fire Brigade$12010
Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade$11380
Team Waipu$11327
Te Anau VFB$10702
Genesis Energy ERT$10150
Cromwell Volunteer Fire Brigade$9538
Whakatane Volunteer Fire Brigade$9535
Riverton Volunteer Fire Brigade$9438
Ruapehu Volunteer Brigades$9124
Waipukurau Fire Brigade$8147
Napier Sky Tower Challenge Team$7742
Pukekohe Volunteer Fire Brigade$7557
Morrinsville $7197
Titahi Bay Volunteer Fire Brigade$7154
Tauranga Volunteer Fire Brigade$6986
Mosgiel Infernos$6892
Kawakawa Bay Volunteer Fire Brigade$6610
Ngongotaha Volunteer Fire Brigade$6603
Kerikeri K1$6562
Team Leigh (VFB)$6550
Piha Volunteer Brigade$6292
Raglan 39ers$6249
Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade$6204
Howick VFB$5965
Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade$5867
Feilding Fire Skytower Team$5843
Thames Volunteer Fire Brigade$5391
Temuka Volunteer Fire Brigade$5371
Paihia Volunteer Fire Brigade$5324
eltham fire$5321
Tawa VFB$5100
Te Aroha Volunteer Fire Brigade$4900
Leeston Volunteer Fire Brigade$4836
Levin Fire$4699
Refining NZ- Marsden 22$4692
OceanaGold ERT$4666
Gisborne Fire Brigade$4616
Dannevirke Volunteer Fire Brigade$4542
Ohope Volunteer Frie brigade$4501
Wellington Rural Fire Force$4398
Lake Okareka Rural Fire Force$4140
Motueka VFB$4082
Palmerston North Fire Brigade$3979
Manly Sky Walkers$3924
Ohakune / Raetihi$3873
Fonterra ERT Waitoa$3837
Paeroa Fire Brigade$3830
Frankton Volunteer Fire$3328
Te Kauwhata Volunteer Fire Brigade$3318
Te Awamutu Fire Brigade$3130
Waiheke Island$3084
Kumeu Volunteer Fire Brigade$3075
Otahuhu Station$3066
Kaiwaka Volunteer Fire Brigade$2731
Kawakawa Volunteer Fire Brigade$2705
Te Atatu$2700
Ngaruawahia Fire Brigade$2666
Mangawhai Volunteer Fire Brigade$2665
Mamaku Volunteer Fire Brigade$2664
East Coast Bays$2610
Wellington FSU$2546
Kirwee Fire$2492
Matata Skywalkers$2392
Otorohanga Volunteer Fire Brigade$2350
Metropolitan Fire Brigade$2315
Mercer Fire$2247
Te Rapa ERT$2246
Christchurch Fire Brigade$2140
Waiau Pa Fire Brigade$2040
Greerton Volunteer Firebrigade$2008
Team Porirua$1983
Clyde Volunteer Fire Brigade$1776

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6 Claude Road, Epsom,
PO Box 99 182, Newmarket, Auckland.
Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (CC24498) is a registered charity
​under the Charities Act 2005.
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