Mac The Travelling Knitter Mac MacMillian, is a truly unique volunteer! While most of our volunteer knitters, sewers and quilters create their garments at home in front of the telly, Mac does quite the opposite. Mac and his wife travel around NZ in their campervan and Mac knits along the way, sending parcels of knitting… Read more »
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.
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.
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.
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News & Events
Patients and families at Wellington Children’s Hospital were surprised by a visit from the All Blacks on Friday 15th June! All Blacks players Jeff Toomaga-Allen, Liam Squire and Sam Cane came along and visited the children in Ward 1, Ward 2 and the Day Ward. This was prior to their second test match of… Read more »
Hundreds of pyjamas distributed to sick Wellington children to keep them warm this winter – and more are needed!
Wellington Hospitals Foundation’s ‘Hospi’s Pyjamas for Winter Appeal’ is making a huge difference for sick children this winter, thanks to the amazing support of the community. The appeal, which is calling for donations of brand new flannelette pyjamas to help keep sick kids warm this winter, was launched following significant demand from Wellington Regional Children’s… Read more »