Tag: volunteer

National Volunteer Week – Celebrating Mac The Travelling Knitter

Mac knitting away whilst parked up in Queenstown

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 »

You are never too old to volunteer – 94

Wellington Hospital Foundation Volunteers

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 »

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 »