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Age Concern Awareness Week – 27 September – 5 October

Age Concern is a charitable organisation dedicated solely to older New Zealanders. Age Concern promotes dignity and respect for all older people as well as providing expert information and support services in response to older people’s needs. To find out more visit www.ageconcern.org.nz

World Car Free Day – 22 September

Car Free Day is Tuesday, September 22, 2015.  It’s is a worldwide event that encourages greener methods of travel; meaning ways to get around other than driving alone by car. To find out how you can get involved visit www.carfreemetrodc.com or www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/

International Day of Peace – 21 September

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly (UN)  has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. To find out more visit www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/

World Lymphoma Awareness Day – 15 September

World Lymphoma Awareness Day on the 15 September is an international effort to raise much-needed awareness about lymphoma.  Most people don’t know what lymphoma is and that’s a problem. Lymphoma is a cancer that can’t be ignored. Lymphoma ranks as the 6th most common cancer in NZ Lymphoma is the most common cancer in 15-24 year olds Close to 900 people are diagnosed with lymphoma every year To find out more visit: www.lymphomacoalition.org/ or www.leukaemia.org.nz/page/433