Wairarapa District Health Board is working to spread the word amongst local Māori about the importance of taking part in the National Bowel Screening Programme.
David Vinsen shares his story of being diagnosed with bowel cancer and undergoing treatment.
Karin Milliken was referred for a colonoscopy after returning an abnormal bowel screening test, and had growths detected during a colonoscopy. She's urging people to do the National Bowel Screening Programme test when they're invited.
Tofa Suafole Gush, the Director of Pacific Health for both Wairarapa and Hutt Valley District Health Boards, has been working to raise awareness of bowel screening amongst Pacific communities.