Information for Pacific Island women

Talofa Lava, Kia Orana, Malo e lelei,  Fakalofa Lahi Atu, Ni sa Bula Vinaka, Namaste, Talohaini, Warm Pacific Greetings

pacific womenBreastScreen Counties Manukau offers free mammograms (breast x-rays) every two years to women ages 45 - 69 years to check for early breast cancer.  It is a FREE programme.

If English is not your first language:

  • Samoan speakers can call Lisi on 09 250 4589. Click here for Samoan language information.
  • Tongan speakers can call Salome on 09 250 4561.  Click here for Tongan language information.

The risk of breast cancer increases with age.  Most women who get breast cancer:

  • are over 50 years old
  • have no relatives with the disease
Freephone 0800 270 200