Once someone has been diagnosed with cancer, we know there are some difficult days ahead. No matter where you are on the cancer pathway, there is always someone to connect with for support.

Cancer nursing and GP services: All regions

Experienced cancer nurses and GPs care for people diagnosed with cancer in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions.

Their aim is to ensure anyone affected by cancer is well supported and receives referrals to the appropriate support systems.


Contact details: 

Our cancer services: 0800 664 226

Cancer nurse co-ordinator: 022 049 2173 or (03) 539 5339 or (03) 539 8339

Motueka Community Health Centre: (03) 528 1160

Golden Bay Community Health Centre: (03) 525 0060

Nelson Bays Primary Health

To find a GP in the Nelson Tasman region

Marlborough Primary Health: 

To find a GP in the Marlborough region


Victory Community Centre

The Victory Community Centre offers services to residents in the Victory, Washington and Bishopdale suburbs (Nelson).

A registered nurse is available to provide free or low-cost services, such as interpreting test results and completing forms. The nurse can also help you to attend appointments.

Contact details

Victory Community Centre - 2 Totara Street, 7010



Golden Bay community services 

In addition to the Golden Bay Community Health Centre, the following services may be useful:

Golden Bay Community Workers Inc 

Support and advocacy for health, family and social issues

Contact details:

88 Commercial Street


Erica van Sint Annaland Physiotherapy Clinic 

  • Individualised rehabilitation and exercise programmes

  • Lymphoedema therapist

  • Physiotherapy after a cancer diagnosis

Contact details:

Golden Bay Community Health Centre

Cancer Society

The Cancer Society offers a range of free and confidential services, including counselling, transport and financial supports.

Click here to read about the Cancer Society's services in the Nelson Tasman region


Click here to read about the Cancer Society's services in the Marlborough region


Cancer services directory for the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough region

This directory lists local services such as:

  • accommodation for patients and families during treatment

  • patient travel assistance

  • psychological and social support services

Click here to download the Cancer Services resource directory