Welcome to The Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Institute

of New Zealand

Gastro-intestinal (GI) Cancer
is a group of cancers that affect the digestive system

i.e. the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gall bladder & bile ducts, pancreas and bowel.

GI cancer is the most common form of cancer

in New Zealand

GICI seeks to improve outcomes of GI cancer

through funding clinical research and raising awareness.

Campaign Image - Gut

Dame Rosie Horton hosts a special cocktail party at her home in Remuera

October 17th, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

$55 pp (limited to 80 people) book here!

Campaign Image - Pancreas

You are invited to the inaugural


 A delightful evening with a ‘walk and fork’ dining experience for a good cause!  Three course light meal with wine, beer or juice.

 Guest Speakers: John Campbell, Dr. Michael Findlay, Oncologist and MC Louise Pagonis

 Supporting the inaugural Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Dress purple for pancreatic cancer if you can!

$85 pp or $800 for 10 people

To book tickets click here


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