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Skin cancers are the most common form of cancers in New Zealand.  The incidence of melanoma skin cancer is among the highest in the world. 

  • The SunSmart schools website provides information for teachers, students and parents on how to be SunSmart. 
  • The SunSmart schools programme provides Cancer Society approved guidelines on how to make your school a safe place for students and the school community.

What's happening with SunSmart Schools?

September 21, 2015: New App to show the daily UVR levels in your area

Download this free app that shows you how the sun's rays (also called ultraviolet radiation, or UVR) change during the course of the day in your area. When the UVR is 3 or higher you need to protect your skin - slip,slop,slap and wrap. Read More »

June 11, 2015: Paekakariki School takes on the sun

Even in winter schools are becoming SunSmart.... Read More »

February 25, 2015: SunSmart Schools take on the Black Caps!

Cricket mad Glenview Primary school students in Wellington got the chance of a lifetime when they met the Black Caps at the Basin Reserve for a coaching session. Read More »

December 11, 2014: WATCH: SunSmart resources in action at Sylvia Park School

Watch the new SunSmart Schools curriculum resources in action at Sylvia Park School. The resources are cross-curricula for Levels 1 to 4 of the NZ Curriculum, and are a great way to teach students about the sun, energy and sun protection through hands-on and inquiry lessons. Read More »

Products for Schools

One litre of sunscreen

Great offer for the SPF 30+ Everday 1 Litre Pump Bottle

The SPF30+ Sunscreen is UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum Very High Protection. A  formulation enriched with moisturising Aloe Vera and Vitamin E.  Two hours water resistance. The 1 Litre has proved popular and the price remains the same for this product.  Make it a Cancer Society summer at your school and early childcare centre... More

 
 

Fundraising                                            Fundraising A great option to fundraise with instead of chocolate and biscuits. SPF50+ 50g Everyday Tube Buy Price: $3.50 incl GST Sell for $5.00 or more – clear profit direct to the school/early childhood centre. NB: No Sale, No Return. NB: Product must be ordered in carton lots - 48 units per carton - to achieve the fundraiser price.

A great option to fundraise with instead of chocolate and biscuits.

SPF50+ 50g Everyday Tube, Buy Price: $3.50 incl GST

Sell for $5.00 or more – clear profit direct to the school/early childhood centre.

NB: No Sale, No Return. Product must be ordered in carton lots - 48 units per carton - to achieve the fundraiser price.

 

 

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