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    Sweet Louise is the only charitable organisation in New Zealand dedicated to supporting women and men living with advanced breast cancer (also known as stage 4 or metastatic breast cancer).

    Sweet Louise is here to help those living with advanced breast cancer live as well as possible, for as long as possible. Membership to Sweet Louise is free, and once registered, members receive ongoing support to help improve their quality of life.

    Sweet Louise is fully aware of the challenges those living with advanced breast cancer face. To help ease the burden of a diagnosis, we provide members with practical, emotional, and social support.

    You can register with Sweet Louise no matter where you live in New Zealand and access our Support Coordinators and member benefits. Our website is

    Sweet Louise members receive:

    • Emotional support through regular contact with the charity’s Support Coordinators who are out in the community connecting with those who need them.
    • Social support and creating connections between members through monthly member meetings, regular social events, and with an online support group.
    • Practical workshops, social events and special giveaways.
    • Financial assistance to help with practical services including getting home meals delivered, garden and home maintenance, uplifting wellbeing experiences and family outings.



    Seven Support Coordinators spread across New Zealand.

    • Practical support during treatment
    • Social support groups
    • Emotional and holistic support 
    Cancer network group service