We have 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 is one more glazed Christmas Cake to …

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

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, …