News & Events

Family and friends of the late Julie Gray had launched a Give a Little page to support Julie and her husband Ted.  Sadly Julie passed away, and it was decided by the family to donate the money raised to Hospice Taranaki in recognition of the care Julie had received.   Thank you so much Bonnie Kahui and the rest of your family and friends, for the generous donation of $2,873.   ...

09 Jan 2020

Before Christmas Rose Whitaker, Hospice Marketing & Promotions Co-ordinator, was contacted by Patricia Fogelman, Director of the Palliative Medicine Programme at The Guthrie Clinics in Pennsylvania.  She was wanting five of our lovely 2019 Christmas baubles to be sent to her to be used as holiday gifts for her team.  Patricia has been following us on Facebook and saw a stor ...

09 Jan 2020

Hospice Taranaki is looking for an outgoing and friendly person to manage their community patient equipment and vehicle fleet.   This role is for 16 hours per week, days/times to be worked out with the appointee, based at Te Rangimarie in David Street. Key tasks will be: managing all aspects of outward/inward movement of loan equipment to patients and their families maintainin ...

09 Jan 2020

Fantastic day on Sunday 5th January at New Plymouth Bowling Club. Great support from the community with teams from all over the province participating. Summary of the day would include the exceptional skills shown on the greens, the camaraderie, respect and how well organised the event was. A highlight was not just the occasional really good bowl but the wonderful scones for mo ...

06 Jan 2020

farewell Clare and Christine

17 Dec 2019

We have a fondness for community organised events; they help to raise our profile, widen our networks and provide positive media coverage.   "If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito" - Betty Reese.   ...

12 Dec 2019

Our retail group has completed a very successful year of sales, expansion and repositioning in the highly competitive charity shop sector.  A review was completed around shop signage, product range, pricing and how we present our shop environments.  These are changes are now almost completely integrated across our network.  We opened a new retail shop in Waitara in Princess Str ...

12 Dec 2019

Service Review and Development Triaging of Referral Pilot Project - February-May 2019 A review of the processes involved in triaging of incoming referrals was piloted from mid-February 2019 and ran for 3 months.  It provided effective evaluation of current processes and trial of new processes, aimed at managing patients with more complex needs.  Referrals for patients with non- ...

12 Dec 2019

We have now completed our 27th year of providing palliative care services across our communities.  The past 12 months have been a time of change, challenge and achievement for all facets of our organisation.  We continue to experience growth in demand for our range of inpatient and community based services and have spent a large amount of the year best positioning our resources ...

12 Dec 2019

124,478 volunteer hours provided from the community from July 2018 - June 2019. On Monday 2 December 2020, Hospice Taranaki hosted over 400 of our hospice extended family at a thank you dinner and awards event at The Devon Hotel.  Service awards totalling over 650 years of donated time across our organisation were presented.  This year our volunteers have donated over 125,000 ...

05 Dec 2019

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