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Magnificent Donation – New Children’s Hospital for Wellington

New Childrens Hospital for Wellington

The reaction from all over New Zealand to the Prime Ministers announcement on 10th July 2017 that Mr Mark Dunajtschik is to build and donate a brand new Children’s Hospital for the sick children of the Greater Wellington region has been overwhelmingly positive. Media Release: Issued 10 July 2017 Wellington Regional Hospital will get a… Read more »

Ulster U11 Rugby Team Visits Wellington Children’s Hospital

Ulster U11 Rugby Team visit Wellington Children's Hospital

The Ulster U11 Rugby team from Northern Ireland is making the trip of a lifetime to New Zealand. The Ulster U11 Rugby team arrived yesterday to Wellington for a rugby tour that coincides with the British Lions. The team has made a great gesture as part of their tour by making a donation to the… Read more »

Health Volunteer of the Year 2017

Winner of overall Volunteer Awards 2017

Last night the Foundation’s Hospitals Volunteer Service were announced as the overall winners of the 2017 Ministry of Health Volunteer Awards , as well as the Winner of the Health Care Provider Service Volunteer Team award.   This is great recognition for all our volunteers at Wellington & Kenepuru Hospitals, Children’s Hospital and Kapiti Health Centre, and… Read more »

New Waiting Room for Kids at Wellington’s Emergency Department

Children at Wellington’s emergency department now have their own waiting space away from the hustle and bustle. Opened today, the dedicated area separates children from the main waiting room. It includes new seating, a TV and play area. “The main waiting area can become extremely busy and crowded, and was shared by adults and children,” said… Read more »

Thank you Micro Scooters NZ!

Wellington Hospitals Foundation and Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital would like to thank Micro Scooters NZ for their kind donation of refurbished Micro Scooters. These scooters are 3 wheeled “lean to steer” designs and are being used by our Child Development Service which works with young children who may have identified disabilities, development delays or Autism… Read more »

Fundraising for Wellington Children’s Hospital

Regular Giving for Wellington Children's Hospital

We are currently fundraising for Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. If you receive a knock at your door our representatives will be wearing our officially branded clothing and will have photographic ID. If you have any questions please call our donor relations team on 04 806 0572. Thanks for your support!

600g premature baby beat the odds thanks to you

Wellington Prem Baby

Early last year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Wellington Children’s Hospital received an urgent call for help. A Wairarapa woman, just 24 weeks into her pregnancy, was bleeding heavily and required an emergency caesarean. Since Wairarapa Hospital is not able to adequately tend to such a premature delivery, it was down to the Wellington… Read more »

Trish Lee Honoured by Top Rotary Award

Trish Lee, Manger of Wellington Hospitals Foundation Volunteer Service, was recently honoured by the Rotary Club of Port Nicholson with a Paul Harris Fellowship (Rotary’s highest award).