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We care for families and friends as well as the patient, both before and after a death. Which is how we came in to contact with contemporary Maori artist Spencer Bellas – the designer of our hand painted collectable bauble. Spencer and his whanau were supported by hospice when their uncle was dying in 2017. The whanau appreciation of their values, connection, spirit and ritua ...

03 Dec 2019

Way, way back in 1999 I started working in the reception area of Te Rangimarie Hospice.  I was there when my work area was in the back of the HospiceShop at Iona House, I was there when my office was moved to a house at 5 David Street, I was there when the Hospice worked out of a ward in the Hospital, and I was there when we moved to Te Rangimarie’s present location.  I reall ...

29 Nov 2019

My HospiceShop experience started a couple of decades ago when I regularly visited the Westown store in search of whatever took my fancy.  Books, mainly, I recall at 10 or 20 cents a pop.  Insane!  My collection expanded tenfold. The thrill of finding a treasure and paying a nominal amount felt like the ultimate retail therapy.  I went back for more, guilt-free, as my dollars ...

29 Nov 2019

The Hospice Taranaki telemarketing appeal for 2019 is now completed, and we are very grateful for all those who generously donated to this appeal.  Unfortunately, we are unable to say how much money has been raised from this appeal, as we are still waiting for a number of pledged donations to arrive.  These donations are very necessary for the running of Hospice Taranaki, as w ...

07 Nov 2019

We are delighted to announce that Hospice Taranaki has been awarded a grant of $4,526 to purchase two specialised beds for patient use in the community.  We are receiving the funds via the Hospice NZ Grants Programme, proudly supported by the Harcourts Foundation.  This grant assists us in providing patients with a safe, healthy and comfortable environment during a stage of li ...

07 Nov 2019

Hospice Taranaki received the following information from Emma Powell: "My name is Emma Powell, I am a doctor at Auckland City Hospital, and also a good friend of Jonathon Snowden. Jono and his family had a lot to do with Hospice Taranaki before he passed away earlier this year from oesophageal cancer.  His family and his fiancé Katie have said on numerous occasions how wonder ...

07 Nov 2019

The Urenui & District Lions Club present their annual Ambrose Charity Golf Tournament to be held at the Urenui Golf Club on Saturday 7th December 2019, 9.30 am start.  There will be teams of six competitors.  The entry fee is $20 person - $120 per team.  For further information contact the Urenui Golf Club. All proceeds from this tournament will go to Hospice Taranaki.  $ ...

07 Nov 2019

Sarah and Jason Johnson, the Directors of Hopaholics Brewery in Greymouth, have developed a craft beer called Little Red, and 10% of the profits from this beer will be coming to Hospice Taranaki.  The information that Sarah sent regarding this beer, and the reasons for the involvement with Hospice, is as follows: The beer is a red session ale, named for our friend Warren's red ...

24 Oct 2019

On 15 October 2019 Ballentynes Fashion Central held a fashion night with the proceeds coming to Hospice Taranaki.  It was a very successful night, and was enjoyed by all who attended.  The sum of $1,353 was raised which will be used to assist Hospice Taranaki with providing care free of charge to our patients and their families/whanau. Grateful thanks to Judy Drummond and her t ...

22 Oct 2019

Attention everyone submitting our receipts for a tax credit.  We have learned that the IRD have tweaked/changed their processes and we need to adjust our receipts for you. If you are still putting your paperwork together for the IRD, please ensure you send them the complete receipt letter with the attached receipt.  When you cut along the cut line and only submit the bottom po ...

07 Jun 2019

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