Latest News

Christmas Crafts with the Fun Bunnings Team

Posted on 18 December 2014

A team from Bunnings Porirua visited Wellington Children's Hospital today with cool Christmas crafts for the children in hospital over this festive season.

Read more

Keihl's Donate to Wellington Children's Hospital

Posted on 7 December 2014

Kiehl’s who have their store within Kirkcaldie & Stains (another of the Foundations star supporters) raised funds by donating a percentage of sales of limited edition products sold in store. It is wonderful to have the support of Kiehl’s, an international company who undertake various philanthropic initiatives throughout the world.

Read more

Wellington Businesses "Light Up Christmas" for Wellington Children's Hospital

Posted on 7 December 2014

The Foundation is once again inviting local businesses and individuals to sponsor a fully decorated 6ft Christmas Tree for a donation of $250.00 with ALL proceeds going to Wellington Children’s Hospital. In return, the company's logo is displayed on a star at the top of the tree which will be displayed in the Atrium of Wellington Hospital around our Grand Piano. It is estimated around 4,000 people walk through the Hospital Atrium each day and to be able to create a "Christmas Grotto" feel in this area is very special. 

Read more

Emergency Department Receives Special Grants for Training Equipment

Posted on 7 December 2014

Thanks to grants from Lady Marion Davis (Hospitals) Foundation and Thomas George Macarthy Trust the Foundation the Emergency Department are to purchase medical anatomical models for Emergency medicine training. The models will be used to aid in teaching of post-graduate doctors who are training to become specialists in Emergency Medicine and include models of the heart, muscles of the arm & shoulder, functional model of the elbow joint, larynx, muscles of the leg with base of pelvis plus several others. 

Read more

Grants for the Foundation's Volunteer Knitters

Posted on 7 December 2014

Thanks to Grants from New Zealand Community Trust and Four Winds Foundation Ltd the Foundation is able to purchase more 100% merino wool for its 300 plus volunteer knitters. It is wonderful to have the support of these organisations which enables the Foundation to continue its support of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Wellington Children’s Hospital. The Foundations volunteer knitters all do an amazing job in supplying us with a wonderful array of garments for babies.

Read more

Miramar Golf Ladies - Fundraiser for Wellington Children's Hospital

Posted on 7 December 2014

A committee of wonderful ladies who are members of the Miramar Golf Club recently organised a "Great Gatsby" evening as a fundraiser for Wellington Children’s Hospital. It was a great night with wonderful costumes, fabulous décor and great music which together with a Charity Auction raised $11,774.00 for Wellington Children’s Hospital.

Read more

TXT2GIVE Campaign

Posted on 7 December 2014

The Wellington Hospitals Foundation has registered for TXT2GIVE. This fundraising scheme is run with the support of the Vodafone Foundation which gives Vodafone customers the opportunity to simply text the word HOSPI to 7003 to donate $3, 7005 to donate $5 or 7010 to donate $10 to the Children’s Hospital. For more information, see their website.

Read more

Noel Leeming Supports Wellington Children's Hospital

Posted on 7 December 2014

All Noel Leeming stores throughout the Wellington region are currently supporting Wellington Children’s Hospital by holding a "Friends & Family" promotion. In addition, last weekend our wonderful volunteers helped man a BBQ at the Lyall Bay store (inspite of the extreme windy conditions) with all proceeds going towards projects for Wellington Children’s Hospital. We are grateful to both Noel Leeming stores and their customers for their ongoing support.

Read more

'Light Up Christmas Appeal' 2014

Posted on 7 December 2014

The Business “Light Up Christmas” appeal is currently underway and we today had Alan Knowsley, Managing Partner of Rainey Collins and John Miller of John Miller Law visit the Atrium to see their sponsored trees.  It is wonderful to have the continued support of these two Wellington law firms and we wish them and their staff a very Happy Christmas.

Read more

Countdown Donations Exceed $1.0 Million Over 8 Years for Wellington Children's Hospital

Posted on 2 December 2014

Today Wellington Children’s Hospital received a cheque for $154,433.00 from this year’s Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, following a three month fundraising effort from Countdown staff, customers and suppliers around the country.

Read more

1 2 3 4 511