News & Stories

Every year Blue September work with our all our sponsors to organise fun events to help raise awareness for Prostate Cancer. We’ll post any news stories about those events here. Take a look at some of the events from this year and previous years.

Bikers turn blue to raise awareness for prostate cancer

Doused in blue hair dye and tinsel, more than 200 bikers roared their engines for the the annual Blue September in Auckland on Sunday. The idea was to attract attention to the month-long series of events highlighting the devastating effects of prostate cancer, and the motorcycle riders who turned out to ride from Pakuranga to Silverdale certainly […]

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Cupcakes Help Fight Prostate Cancer

A baking sale and related events at the University of Otago’s Hunter Centre yesterday proved ”very successful”, raising more than $500 to support the Prostate Cancer Foundation. School of pharmacy student and sale organiser Yasmin Abdul Aziz was ”very pleased” that at least $542 had been raised yesterday. School staff, undergraduate students and postgraduate students […]

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Buck Shelford to address breakfast in Nelson on men’s health

Former All Black captain Buck Shelford will share his passion for ensuring men get healthy and live longer at a special breakfast event in Nelson. The 59-year-old was known for his uncompromising attitude on the rugby field as well as revolutionising the way the pre-match haka was performed. These days he speaks to many New Zealand men about […]

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Corys Mighty Man Month

Corys are fully behind the Blue September New Zealand campaign to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer. Awareness of Prostate Cancer is a major focus…just making people aware that it is a disease that 1 in 8 NZ men will get, and this affects ‘our men’… our husbands, fathers, sons and brothers. In NZ, that’s over […]

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Uber Supports Blue September

With the focus on fundraising events in this years campaign, the question of getting home safely is going to come up for many of our supporters. We’re pleased to welcome and thank Uber who will be a first time supporter of Blue September this year. Uber will be donating $10 to Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ for […]

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Gisborne business backs prostate cancer education

A GISBORNE business is taking an active role in educating and fundraising for prostate cancer. Corys Electrical Gisborne is pleased to be hosting Man in a Van as part of BlueSeptember — Facing up to prostate cancer. Gisborne branch manager Anna Beard says the Man in a Van, which is travelling from Queenstown to Kerikeri […]

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Auckland Blues Music Club presents Blues Night

Legendary blues guitarist Brownie McGhee once said, “The blues is life.” Indeed, blues music gave life to many musical genres that came after it, setting the foundation for almost all popular music in the 20th century. Don’t be fooled by the blues’ basic musical structure that’s fairly simple to play – that only makes conveying […]

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