Join us at ‘Dancing for Hospice’ Whanganui

Join us for the inaugural Dancing for Hospice event! Support our local community members as they bravely take the dance floor to compete for the winning place. 20 inexperienced Whanganui locals will be partnered up with each other to learn Ballroom and Latin American dancing over a 3 month period. They will then battle it out on stage to take …

Hospice Awareness Week: helping people from all walks of life

There is a common misconception that Hospice is a sad place. Frances Brown, wife of the late Martin Brown, says Hospice is nothing of the sort, with friendly staff who go beyond the call of duty to help its patients.

Farmers store does it for Hospice

Farmers stores throughout New Zealand team up with their local hospice every year to raise funds. The Whanganui Farmers store and Hospice Whanganui, together with the people of Whanganui, combined to raise $10,662.

Support Hospice at Farmers this Christmas

For nine years Farmers has supported hospices nationally in the lead up to Christmas, helping keep hospice services free of charge.

Glass Artist David Traub at Hospice Christmas Market

Renown glass artist David Traub has donated a valuable piece of his work for the Christmas Market Bauble Raffle.

Mitre 10 generosity helps Hospice

Mitre 10 Mega recently held a successful Ladies’ Night fundraiser for Hospice Whanganui, after which Mitre 10 proprietors Hayden and Sarah Gibson were able to make a significant donation towards the work of Hospice. We are forever grateful for the support of great local sponsors like Mitre 10 Mega. Read the full Whanganui Chronicle article here on the NZ Herald …

The Tiny Porch Concert

Members of the Ukulele Orchestra and members of the Eades-Worsfold family joined some of the staff at Hospice to present a cheque from their recent fundraiser. Aydie Holland from the Orchestra shares the story… “The Tiny Porch Concerts were created by the Wanganui Ukulele Orchestra as a fun way to fulfill our purpose as fundraisers wanting to make a difference …

Christmas Trees of Remembrance

This is a special time of year for many people, remembering with fondness those who are no longer with them.  In honour of the memories they treasure, every year at Christmas, Hospice has its Trees of Remembrance.  It’s an opportunity for people to write a card in exchange for a donation, share some of those treasured memories and hang them …