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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