Slip, slop, slap and wrap

Central Otago Mirror - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Tak­ing into con­sid­er­a­tion New Zealand’s unique en­vi­ron­ment, it is cru­cial that ev­ery­one is SunS­mart.

With the clear skys and prox­im­ity to the sun, peo­ple are par­tic­u­larly vul­ner­a­ble to the suns harm­ful ul­tra­vi­o­let rays.

Ki­wis also ex­pe­ri­ence an out­door life­style sec­ond to none and with that comes an ex­tended pe­riod of dan­ger­ous ex­po­sure.

- Skin can­cer is the most com­mon can­cer in this coun­try. - New Zealand has one of the high­est rates of skin can­cer in the world. - There are nearly 50,000 new skin can­cers a year, in­clud­ing 1800 new cases of melanoma. - There are over 300 deaths

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