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Registration for the 2017 Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge opens early November.

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Re-cap the 2016 event

Read our race report and check out who the top fundraisers were in 2016.

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Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge

Saturday 13th May, 2017

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About the event

On Saturday 28 May 2016, 850 firefighters raced up the 1,103 stairs in Auckland's iconic Sky Tower raising an amazing $1.16 million for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. Are you up to the challenge next year?

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Tiny fish may hold key to blood cancer treatment

The Leukaemia & Blood Cancer Research Unit at Auckland University is conducting a new trial using Zebra fish which aims to help unlock the genetic key to blood cancers like leukaemia.

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Farmers Auckland CBD Shave for a Cure 2016 a hit

Hundreds of people turned up for the launch of the iconic Shave for a Cure 2016 event held at the Farmers Auckland CBD store, corner of Queen and Victoria St, on March 31, 2016.

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Being a mum and a carer

Paula Park had just returned to work part-time when everyone in her family came down with the flu. When three-year-old Charlotte took a while to recover, Paula and her husband Tristan knew something wasn’t right.

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  • Sky City
  • Fidelity Life
  • Suzuki
  • PWC
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