Welcome to The Gut Cancer Foundation

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

GCF seeks to improve outcomes of GI cancer

through funding clinical research and raising awareness.


National ‘Crunch Day’ May 31st

Join the ’50 in 5′ challenge, sign up (click here) or donate today!

Can you do 50 gut crunches (sit ups) in 5 minutes?

Not enough do 500, too much do 5!

 Did you know over 5,250 people are told they have a gut cancer every year and over 50% will die within 5 years? Please help us save lives by raising funds for vital cancer research and awareness. It could be you or someone you love!!  ​Challenge yourself, your family, friends or work colleagues to practice, then put themselves to the test in the #LoveYerGuts ’50 in 5 minutes’ Challenge on Crunch Day, Thursday 31st May. ​Awesome prizes including a trip for 4 to Samoa’s Return to Paradise for 5 nights for most funds raised. Tips for how to create an EveryDay Hero Page for you or a team click here.

Donate to our Endowment Fund to help support our research! 

Deposit funds into 02-0108-0306765-03 with the reference “Gut” and full name or click here to get more information about the Perpetual Guardian Foundation. Donate from $5 to $1 million or more! For a receipt for tax purposes email info@gutcancer.org.nz


Latest News


New Research and Fellowship Grant

Thanks to the Ted and Mollie Carr Fund through Perpetual Guardian the Gut Cancer Foundation is calling for applications for: Part time GI Cancer Clinical Fellowship or Clinical Research Fellowship ...

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Raise funds for GCF by just switching on your light switch! Your power bill will not change and each individual household enrolled will give us $100 to $150 a year.  ...

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  Subject: Call for Applications: Part time 0.3-0.5 FTE Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Cancer Clinical Research Fellowship Subject title: GICI NZ: Call for Applications – Part time 0.3-0.5 ...


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