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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

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