Young person's hands touching an old person's hands

We care and support you the patient and your families and whānau... by providing a comprehensive hospice palliative care service.

Our services are provided free to all our patients and their caregivers, thanks largely to the generosity of the people in the community who contribute in a variety of meaningful ways.

The hospice palliative  care team provides a high standard of care for you, your family and whānau which can help you adjust to the changes in your life caused by your illness.

Medical / Nursing Care Services

  • Te Rangimarie Hospice inpatient-patient unit
  • Community Palliative Care nursing
  • Specialist palliative care services
  • Respite Care
  • Night Nursing
  • Aged Care facility team support
  • 24 hour after-hours telephone advice 06 753 7830

Support Services to Patient / Families/Whānau

  • Day Programme for patients onsite at Te Rangimarie Hospice
  • Carer group
  • Family support (including counselling and bereavement support)
  • Spiritual Care
  • Kaiawhina (cultural support)
  • Bereavement group sessions
  • Respite care (at Te Rangimarie and rest homes)
  • Social Worker services
  • Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy


  • Volunteer Support & Training
  • Education for Primary care (ie GP's, aged residential care staff)
  • Biography Services
  • Memorial services (2 per year in New Plymouth; 1 in Hawera)

These services are developed, managed, monitored, reviewed and  to enhance the level and quality of service delivered by the Hospice Taranaki team.