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

An IDEAL outcome

Every season, IDEAL Electrical sponsor the Number 10 jersey for the Wanganui Heartland Rugby team. With that sponsorship comes a rugby jersey which they are free to do with as they please. This is the second time the jersey has been raffled at the annual raceday, with proceeds being donated to Hospice Whanganui. Ross Satherley of IDEAL says “we charge …

Our raffle winners make their getaway!

The winner of our Fathers Day Getaway Weekend raffle had a brilliant time in the ‘naki and took the time to post a few selfies of their excursion!  We’re rapt that Charlotte and her partner had a fab time – here they are at the rugby at Yarrow Stadium on a night that was a bit nippy around the knee-caps, …

Mothers’ Day High Tea

Big thanks to the Chronicle for gate-crashing (in the best possible way) our High Tea on Sunday. It was fab to see a write-up on Monday morning inside the front page, and a great boost to our Awareness Week efforts! Around 90 people joined us for the event at Heritage House, which was in part a fundraiser for Hospice, an …

International Nurses’ Day is celebrated around the world every May 12th, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.  The International Council of Nurses commemorates this important day every year. Nurses are a vitally important part of the healthcare system and at Hospice Whanganui we’re delighted to celebrate our nurses as they care for hundreds of patients and families in the the …