Innocence's journey with Ewings Sarcoma Cancer

$4,345 donated
Given by 53 generous donors in around 6 months

To get any financial support with extra cost traveling from Tauranga to Starship Hospital every week for the next 9 months.

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Our beautiful princess Innocence aged 14 has been diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma Cancer on New Years Eve 2020 following a biopsy on a growth removed on 11th Jan 2021.

Inno is a student at Te Wharekura O Mauao, past student of Te Kura o Matapihi. The light of our world, sister, moko, niece & cuzzy "Our baby" it breaks our hearts to see her go through all these treatments at such a young age, she should be enjoying the holidays, hanging with her friends and whanau or just being a teen.

We are needing assistance with the extra costs traveling to and from Tauranga to Starship and being away from our 3 other children whilst being with our baby over the next 9 months of treatment. Mummy and Daddy need to be with during these times, we have amazing whanau helping with the care of our babies while we are away.

She is currently on her 2nd round of treatment so we are home for approx 1-2 weeks then back and froth for 3 day and 5 day treatments.

Throughout our lives we have always supported others through times of need, its a very strange and unfamiliar feeling to be on the other end during this "unreal" experience. We are taking this day by day on this journey with our Innocence, we hope whanau can support in any which way big or small your kindness, aroha and support is great appreciated.

Nga mihi aroha

Previous page for Innocence here raised $12,670:

Rebecca Ngatai's involvement (page creator)

Waipu Hauora have been supporting the Henry-Henare Whanau with the setup of this page. This page is setup on behalf of Rebecca, Innocence is her daughter currently receiving treatment for Sarcoma Cancer in Starship.

Use of funds

Travel cost


Help with the care of tamariki still in Tauranga

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Latest update

4th round of chemotherapy  18 February 2021

Kia ora whanau

Our darlings treatment this round started pretty rough. Her nausea has finally subsided and she is doing well now. We appreciate everyone who has kept up with her journey.

Nga mihi..

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Latest donations

Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 11 Jun 2021
Kia kaha e hine.
Te Aihe
Te Aihe on 09 Jun 2021
A contribution from Ngati Ranginui Iwi Mauri Ora Team and whanau that participated in our competition for you to receive this koha
Hōne on 13 May 2021
Aneta on 11 May 2021
Kia Kaha Innocence. Aroha tino nui kia koe. 🕊✨❤️
Christina on 08 May 2021

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Created by Rebecca Ngatai, paying to a verified bank account of Rebecca (Henry) Ngatai on behalf of Innocence Henare-Henry
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This page was created on 26 Jan 2021 and closed on 26 Jul 2021.