As a mother of eight children, Wendi Raumati (Kāi Tahu) is something of a modern-day super woman.

Now 61, Wendi was diagnosed with high grade abnormal cells, a precursor to cervical cancer in 1976 after the standard six-week cervical screen following the birth of her fourth child.

“When you hear the word ‘cancer’ it makes your mind boggle,” she says. “I thought I was going to die. Who would look after my babies?” [Read more…]