549301 478502182196986 775052605 n(copy) 2015 Event date: Saturday 23 May
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On Saturday 23 May 2015, 750 firefighters will race up the 1,103 stairs in Auckland's iconic Sky Tower to raise $750,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.  Are you up for the challenge?

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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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  • individuals
  • teams
Tony Scott$7946
Thomas Hopkins$4795
Gary Madden$4098
Rochelle Hailwood$3221
Peter Lauryssens$2495
Fred McFall$2130
Chris Hewton$2108
Jason Hodgson$1839
Craig Smith$1802
Jess Anderson$1727
Richard Gowdy$1710
callen saunders$1690
Andrew Legge$1533
Brad Taylor$1450
Neil Swailes$1447
Aaron Nepia$1267
Clinton Lyall$1254
Brendon Mayall$1153
Graeme Fisher$1140
stephen peers$1103
john hastings$1102
Lara Hastings$1102
Andy Mardell$1070
Nadine Chalmers-Ross$1030
Bodee Oliver$1020
Ingo Junge$984
Blair Halder$935
Vaughn Chiplin$934
David Fisher$900
Guy Johnstone$895
Deborah Connor$890
Kevin Darling$850
Glen Walker$740
Laura Andrews$735
Brian Powell$718
Reuben Costello$700
Max Mclean$670
Quinton Lindsay$655
Matt Lind$644
Julio Bin$640
Jason Molony$625
Joe Stringer$600
Kevin Hurl$599
Matt Akers$572
Callum Stevens$562
Craig Plyler$559
William Garnett$558
Milan Lukic$542
Andrew Wilsone$540
Kerry (Angel) McSaveney$523
Martin Brough$520
Diego Canepa$506
Philip Irwin$500
Darryl Luck$481
John Shanks$480
Darryn Pritchard$480
Patrick Kilkelly$472
Andrew Ivey$460
Paul Steele$450
Liam Paul$422
Caleb Gardner$420
Mike Mccann$420
Paul Setefano$416
craig dobson$410
Joan Natanahira$400
Alex Tawhara$400
Nathan Peterson$400
Mike Isaac$400
Andrew Wilson$385
Paul Evers$385
Ernie Pringle$381
Ian Chapman$380
Kristopher wright$380
Chris Bestwick$379
Janine Roberts$375
Shane Reily$370
Peter Sowden$355
Mark Ellis$350
James Brookman$340
Jonny Greener$330
Craig Cassidy$326
Marcus Hammett$325
Nigel Mcleod$320
Richard Hunter$320
Rachelle Meijer$310
Tamati Kaa$307
Ryan Manson$300
Don Murray$300
Kirsty Morgan$296
Steven Mitchell$286
Siaosi Meavao$286
Jude Patterson$280
Gareth Steel$280
Corrie Leach$270
Hamish McArthur$269
Tracey Hovenden$256
Tracy Henderson$249
Jordan Buckingham$230
Auckland Airport Rescue Fire$21645
Lyttelton Volunteer Fire Brigade$8392
Wellington Airport Fire$8335
Kaikohe Fire$7428
Canterbury Stair Climb Team$6833
NZ Army Emergency Response Squadron$4885
Tauranga Volunteer Fire Brigade$3601
Titahi Bay Volunteer Fire Brigade$2526
Whakatane Volunteer Fire Brigade$2506
Waipukurau Fire Brigade$2365
Clutha Valley$2235
Waiheke Island$1772
Halcombe Fire Brigade$1756
Temuka Volunteer Fire Brigade$1150
Feilding Fire Skytower Team$1140
Team Waipu$1112
Piha Volunteer Brigade$1070
Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade$1002
eltham fire$1000
Team Porirua$988
Pukekohe Volunteer Fire Birdage$980
Thames Volunteer Fire Brigade$903
Wellington Rural Fire Force$798
Papamoa Volunteer Fire Brigade$760
Kaiwaka Volunteer Fire Brigade$740
Kerikeri K1$656
Genesis Energy ERT$555
Te Anau VFB$530
Leeston Volunteer Fire Brigade$525
Refining NZ- Marsden 22$510
Paihia Volunteer Fire Brigade$505
Christchurch Fire Brigade$500
Te Aroha Volunteer Fire Brigade$445
Manly Sky Walkers$443
Raglan 39ers$430
Tokoroa Fire Brigade$398
Gisborne Fire Brigade$330
Ruapehu Volunteer Brigades$325
Cromwell Volunteer Fire Brigade$320
Team Leigh (VFB)$317
Motueka VFB$296
Ruakaka Fire Brigade$200
Levin Fire$200
Whanganui Operational Support Unit$195
Remuera station$190
Ngongotaha Volunteer Fire Brigade$190
Kumeu Volunteer Fire Brigade$190
Ohakune / Raetihi$150
Metropolitan Fire Brigade$150
Stokes Valley Volunteer Fire Brigade$150
Kawakawa Bay Volunteer Fire Brigade$150
Rakaia Fire Brigade$135
Matata Skywalkers$130
Howick VFB$125
Palmerston North Fire Brigade$110
Dannevirke Volunteer Fire Brigade$100
Te Rapa ERT$90
Titirangi Volunteer Fire Brigade$90
Tawa VFB$80
Morrinsville $70
Kirwee Fire$70
Riverton Volunteer Fire Brigade$68
Greerton Volunteer Firebrigade$65
Mercer Fire$60
Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade$50
Waiuku Brigade$50
Ngaruawahia Fire Brigade$50
East Coast Bays$40
Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade$40
Ngatea Firebrigade$40
Lake Okareka Rural Fire Force$40
Mosgiel Infernos$40
West Harbour VFB$20
Taupo Volunteer Fire Brigade$20
Eastbourne Volunteer Fire Brigade$20
Te Awamutu Fire Brigade$10
Newlands Volunteer Fire Brigade$10
Mamaku Volunteer Fire Brigade$0

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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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