Hospice is all about people, and the journeys of patients, families, staff and caregivers matter to us. We love to share their stories in the hope that you will be inspired and uplifted.


Ned’s Story
A Family Member story.

“When Tina’s sickness got to the point where we needed help, Hospice came into the picture. When Hospice first came in, all the whanau, apart from Tina, went “no, you …


Paul & Betty’s Story
A Patient story.

Personally, I think everything has been extremely good.  I will be honest – some of my friends and myself have always thought of Hospice as being a place where you …


Josephine’s story
A Family Member story.

If I had known what I know now, we would have visited Hospice much earlier for respite care. Hospice is a place filled with positivity, light and love that makes …


Gail’s story
A Patient story.

They are welcoming and warm.  They make you so comfortable.  They are great with my children.  It’s friendly and doesn’t feel clinical because they wear bright colours and you can …


Smiley’s story
A Patient story.

Our patient has requested anonymity in sharing her story, and her request has been respected. “Hospice has always been close to my heart but I just didn’t understand what happens. …


Olga’s Story
A Family Member story.

“Ever since Wanganui was fortunate and blessed to have Hospice established, I have never heard a negative comment on any aspect of this wonderful place.  Until one has walked in …