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Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital provide Tertiary hospital services for the Capital and Coast District Health Board region (From Whanganui and Napier to Nelson and Marlborough).

Community Support has enabled the Foundation to fund medical equipment, projects and other patient care items that have helped thousands of people in the Greater Wellington Region receive better healthcare.

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100% of our funding comes from the community

We get no funding from the Government. Our mission is to fundraise for extra projects that aren’t Government funded.

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Our region covers in excess of 900,000 people

We are the official charity for Capital and Coast District Health Board, which operates Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital, Kapiti Health Centre and provides specialist tertiary-level care to patients from Whanganui to Napier, down to Nelson and Marlborough.

What we're doing

Hospi at Wellington Regional Children's Hospital

New Children’s Hospital Fund

Help us fund $5 million for a modern fit-out and latest state of the art equipment for our new children's hospital.

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Little Lives, Big Journeys

Help premature babies get to Wellington Regional Children's Hospitals Neo-Natal Unit safely and quickly.

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Gastroscope and Colonvideoscope for Paediatric Theatres

Help us fund a paediatric Gastroscope and Colonvideoscope to assist children undergoing gastrointestinal diagnosis

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News & Events

Wellington Hospital Foundation Volunteers

You are never too old to volunteer – 94

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is delighted that Mrs Ruth Gotlieb has joined the Foundation’s 450 hospital volunteer team as a Meet and Greet volunteer, welcoming visitors, patients and family members to Wellington Hospital. Ruth Gotlieb is a prominent Wellingtonian having served the City of Wellington outstandingly over many decades, as a City Councillor, Regional Councillor, Harbour… Read more »

NICU Transport System Wellington Hospital

New Transport System for Wellington’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Wellington Hospitals Foundation recently presented Wellington Children’s Hospital Neonatal Unit with its second state-of-the-art Transport System. Costing $212,000 the system which is more than just an incubator and can be best described as a “Mobile Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” has been funded by Foundation Charity Partner The Infinity Foundation. Wellington’s Neonatal Transport Team provide transfer… Read more »

New Teen Lounge for Wellington Children's Hospital

New Teen Lounge for Wellington Children’s Hospital

Today saw the official opening of the Teen Lounge in Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. This specially designed room was funded by The Warehouse, Wellington region stores and will be used by patients aged 12 to 16 years. The room will have several functions, including providing a relaxing space for adolescents to mix with people of… Read more »