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.


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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

Prizes for most funds raised by sporting groups include: Black Caps signed bats from 2010 and 2012 tests; signed netballs by the Mystics and Irene Van Dyk who has signed a Pulse netball; Joseph Parker signed glove for rugby union; and for rugby league a chance for four people to go to a Warriors match with the Mad Butcher (excludes travel, accommodation and food) and take home a Vodafone Warriors 2016 Nines’ team signed shirt.

Donate to our Endowment Fund to help support our research! 

Deposit funds into 02-0108-0306765-03 (note this is not the Gut Cancer Foundation bank account) 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

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Ferrari Fundraiser 14th and 15th

Ferrari Car Ride Auction for Gut Cancer This weekend, 14th and 15th April,  you have the opportunity to have the day at the Ferrari Asia Hampton Downs event this Saturday ...

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New research grant

Professor Peter Shepherd, Dr Khanh Tran and their team at the University of Auckland, have been awarded $50,000 for one year to study a form of colorectal cancer which is difficult to treat ...

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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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