Auckland landmarks shine a light on the Cancer Society's vital work

Sky Tower
Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society's biggest annual appeal. Photo credit: Supplied

Iconic Auckland landmarks are shining a light on the Cancer Society's vital work in support of Daffodil Day. 

Vector Lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge will turn the landmark yellow to celebrate Daffodil Day, symbolising hope for the one in three Kiwis affected by cancer. 

The lights will remain on from Wednesday, August 28 to Friday, August 30. 

The Sky Tower will be lit to resemble New Zealand's largest daffodil from Wednesday to Friday, with a green stem and bright yellow top. New external signs at the SkyCity Auckland precinct will also illuminate yellow in recognition of the cause.

Auckland's Sky Tower.
Auckland's Sky Tower. Photo credit: Supplied

From Monday, August 26 to August 30 the 116-year-old national stadium, Eden Park, will also shine yellow and green.

Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society's biggest annual appeal. Donations are crucial for the Cancer Society to continue its ongoing research in their battle against the disease, as well as their range of supportive care services for cancer patients and their loved ones.

"Like the bright lights on these landmarks, Daffodil Day donations will help make a brighter future for those living with cancer and for cancer prevention," says Andrew Young, the CEO of Cancer Society Auckland and Northland.

"We're pleased the Park can help shine a light on the great work the Cancer Society does... bringing awareness to this worthy cause," says Eden Park CEO Nick Sautner.

Donations can be made at, at any ANZ branch during August or during the street appeal on Friday, August 30.


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