This week the Herald has told the harrowing stories of New Zealanders dying of cancer after spilling through the cracks of the system. Now, they want to ensure the same mistakes won't happen to others. Here are their calls for change:

Toni Adie-Kinraid, 37, from Dunedin is dying of bowel cancer after her doctor failed to take her alarming symptoms seriously in the three years leading up to her terminal diagnosis.

"I just want doctors to be properly held to account and I want to feel assured they learn from their mistakes."

To Toni Adie-Kinraid (centre), her daughters Ruby Adie-Kinraid, 5, and Anashai Kinraid, 17, and her husband Shaun are everything. Photo / Craig Baxter
To Toni Adie-Kinraid (centre), her daughters Ruby Adie-Kinraid, 5, and Anashai Kinraid, 17, and her husband Shaun are everything. Photo / Craig Baxter

Craig Gutry, 55, from Foxton, was told by

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