Tree of Remembrance Cheque from Farmers

Hospices throughout the country have once again been overwhelmed and humbled by the support from Farmers Department Stores and their customers in the lead up to Christmas.  More than $759,000 was donated towards the end of 2019.   This is the sixth year that Farmers has raised funds for Hospice and to date has generated more than $4.2M to help keep …

Spending Spree Raffle winners

Drawn this morning by one of the Lasses-in-Blue at the Whanganui Police Station, we have the four winners of our Spending Spree Raffle! Each winner has a $250 shopping card to unleash with in the store of their choice! Thank you to Z, The Warehouse, Mitre 10 MEGA and New World (all in Wanganui) and to everyone for supporting our …

We have Christmas Cake winners!

Congrats to the winner of our first fabulous Christmas Cake, R O’Brien, with ticket number 175! There’s a whole lotta cake in there, so I hope you and your family enjoy every last bite!! The winner of the first of our beautiful glazed Christmas Cakes is Mary with lucky ticket number 62. There’s more to come so pop in and …

The Hospice Christmas Bauble

Copy the link to go to our Facebook page and see the story of Spencer Bellas, the artist and creator of the design for this year’s Christmas Bauble, available through Farmers Department stores. It’s a beautiful design and Spencer’s story is heartfelt and meaningful and was the inspiration for him to create this year’s design. You’ll need to scroll a …

What’s New?

Find out in Heart & Soul, our December newsletter! We’re happy to keep you up to date with Hospice happenings via our newsletter and that update kicks off with a message from Dr Andrew Zimmerman, our Board of Trustees Chairman… There’s a whole swag of things to catch up with in this issue. There are stories with a patient/practice/clinical focus, …

Lights in the Sky!

A little pictorial round-up of the night when the lights hit the sky over Cooks Gardens.

Cup fever at the Greyhounds!

November 5th and folks gathered at the Greyhound track, Hatrick Street for a rather special treat… It looks as though a great time was had by all and we’re rapt with those who supported and sponsored the event for Hospice! Read more here: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/…/article.cfm…

Laser Light Billboard Competition Winner!

Jasmine Couper has created our fabulous bill board artwork!  Her original artwork has been incorporated into our bill board resulting in an eye catching, fun design for the upcoming Light Show at Cooks Gardens. CONGRATULATIONS JASMINE!! Not only will Jasmine see her art on display around Whanganui, but she will also receive free tickets for herself and family to the …

Scavenger Hunt Winners!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Charity Shop Scavenger Hunt during the school holidays! It seemed that everyone who took part had a great time and we’re pleased to announce our winners. There are four in different age groups. Thank you again from all of us, for your support!

Thank you, Dilmah!

Follow the links below to these stories about the morning tea to thank and acknowledge Dilmah tea for all their support of hospices around NZ. They have donated millions of teabags for use by hospice patients, families and staff and we tip our hat to that generosity! Article 1 Article 2