New Zealand to fund more cancer treatments

By Ben McKay
Updated June 24 2024 - 2:50pm, first published 2:45pm
The omission of funding for new cancer drugs had overshadowed the NZ government's first budget. (Ben McKay/AAP PHOTOS)
The omission of funding for new cancer drugs had overshadowed the NZ government's first budget. (Ben McKay/AAP PHOTOS)

The New Zealand government has cauterised a broken election promise, funding cancer drugs that were overlooked in last month's budget.

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