World Prematurity Day

Posted on 16 November 2014

Today, Monday 17 November is World Prematurity Day, which aims to raise awareness of prematurity and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide because infants born preterm represent the largest child patient group. Worldwide, one baby in 10 is born premature and every year bout 15 million children are born too early. Around 900 babies are admitted to Wellington Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care unit every year.

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Hospi in the New York Marathon

Posted on 29 October 2014

It took Child Health Operations Manager Mal Joyce just 5 hours and 14 minutes to complete the New York Marathon on 2 November.

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Fifty years of Intensive Care at Wellington Hospital

Posted on 27 October 2014

Minister of Health Tony Ryall was welcomed to Wellington Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in August to help celebrate its 50th birthday and unveil a plaque acknowledging the hard work and dedication of staff over the years.

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Wellington Lions and Hurricanes - Ambassadors for Children's Hospital

Posted on 13 October 2014

The Wellington Lions and Hurricanes continue their support of Wellington Children's Hospital for the 9th year running.

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Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal - Annual Golf Day

Posted on 9 October 2014

The Annual Golf Day - fundraiser for the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal was held on Wednesday and was a great success! Thanks to some first class planning by Sandi, Mel and Nigel the day was enjoyed by all.

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Warehouse Funds New Website for Sick Children

Posted on 5 October 2014

The Warehouse staff and customers raised $48,000 to remake the Foundation’s “Just4kids” website which shows young people coming to Wellington Children’s Hospital what to expect. “Coming to hospital is often very scary and a special website can be so helpful for mums and dads and sick children," says Bill Day.

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Kirkcaldie & Stains Kick Off New Children's Hospital Fund

Posted on 15 September 2014

Kirkcaldie and Stains 150th year celebrations raised $75,000 towards a new Wellington Children’s Hospital.

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Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal - 8th Year!

Posted on 10 August 2014

Monday 4 August marked the beginning of the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, a wonderful annual fundraiser for Children's Hospitals throughout New Zealand.

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Marathon in 'Minion' Costume Fundraiser

Posted on 10 July 2014

Dan has a big heart for charity and he's a pretty creative guy! He's made a suit like one of the Minions from the kids movie Despicable Me - and he wore it while running a staggering 21 kilometres, in the Wellington Half Marathon this June.

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Late Night Shopping Raises Funds at Outlet City

Posted on 1 July 2014

The fantastic Outlet City Team held a late night at the shopping centre and helped raise funds for Wellington Children's Hospital.

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