Beautiful Collectible Hospice Baubles

Our beautiful glass baubles are in Farmers stores now and for just $10 they make the perfect addition to your Christmas decor, or to buy as special gifts to give away. This year’s design is called “Comfort” by Hospice, and proceeds from any baubles bought at the Wanganui store are returned to Hospice Whanganui. Baubles are also available online and …

Tree of Remembrance

Christmas is generally the time of year when we think of people who won’t be with us during the festive season – they may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps just can’t be with you at this time of year. From 19 November until Christmas Eve everyone who makes a …

Non-fiction book bargains galore!

Christmas decos and trims are all the go at our Hospice Shops!

COVID -19 update

Welcome to our new CEO!

Monday July 27th was the first day on deck for the new CEO of Hospice Whanganui, Davene Vroon. Davene was appointed to the position after the retirement of Karen Anderson, who had been in the CEO’s chair for 14 and a half years. Karen had signalled her retirement late last year and then with the sudden and sweeping changes brought …

Awareness Week

An opportunity to celebrate and share the key messages which underpin and define the Hospice service, in acknowledgment of Hospice Awareness Week.

Our shops are open!

We’re delighted to let you know that our three retail stores are again open for business now that we are at level 2. Tawa Street, Duncan Street and the Boutique are trading Monday-Friday on slightly altered hours, 9:30am to 3:30pm. We will be following the level 2 rules of social distancing, cough etiquette, hand hygiene, contact tracing and limiting the …

UPDATED! Saturday March 28th. Information for visitors and supporters of Hospice Whanganui.

The safety and wellbeing of Hospice Whanganui’s patients, families, staff and volunteers is our first priority. UPDATED: Saturday March 28th, 5pm Hello everyone, just an update on where we’re at. We hope you and all in your bubble are safe and well and stay that way. 🙂 Our Hospice Inpatient Unit has now closed for the duration of the lockdown, …

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 …