First ‘Pancreatic Cancer Ambassador’ appointed. Nyree Smith was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October 2017. After two rounds of surgery and chemotherapy, she is now cancer free. A survivor she supports others going through a cancer journey. 

Farewell Grant Baker, welcome Tim Miles.

We have said goodbye to Grant Baker after 10 years service to GICI then GCF. He has been instrumental in our growing into a progressive and credible cancer research charity. Tim Miles has been appointed as the new chairman and he has a strong background in the digital industry including Vodafone in UK and NZ as CEO as well as a director for other major companies. Welcome Tim!


GastroFest was a night of fine food, wine and entertainment! We raised $75,000 for gut cancer research and awareness.  Special thanks to our Platinum sponsors Qatar Airways NZ and Turners Automotive Ltd.