Who are we?

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for the hospitals operated by Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley . This includes Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru and Hutt Hospitals, Te Wao Nui Child Health Service, Kapiti Health Centre and the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service.  Community support enables the Foundation to fund medical equipment, resources and services that help thousands of people in the Greater Wellington Region receive better healthcare.

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is an accredited member of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA) – www.pfra.org.nz.


100% of our funding comes from the community.


Our region covers in excess of 900,000 people. We are the official charity for Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district, who provide specialist tertiary-level care to patients across central Aotearoa New Zealand.


We've funded over $160 million in essential medical equipment and resources, that improves healthcare for patients and their families


Every year our volunteers provide over 50,000 hours of invaluable support to patients, visitors, families, and staff.

What's on

Flight Transport Incubator for Wellington Hospital’s Neonatal Flight Team

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Jammies in June

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Have you received a knock at the door? Find out about our face to face appeal.

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News & Events

New Flight Transport Incubator for Neonatal Flight Transport Service

Local hospitals around our region are not equipped to provide the specialist care needed to help very premature or critically sick babies, and many families are suddenly faced with the terrifying reality that their precious baby’s life hangs in the balance.  Wellington Regional Hospital’s Neonatal Flight Service plays a crucial role in providing specialist care… Read more »

Jammies in June – help keep sick kids warm this winter

To help keep kids warm and well this winter, Wellington Hospitals Foundation has launched its annual Jammies in June Appeal for Wellington, Kenepuru and Hutt Hospitals.  Please donate online so that we can buy cosy new PJs on your behalf!   Respiratory conditions are a leading cause of acute admissions to hospital for children and our… Read more »

Brendan’s Big Heart

We’d love you to meet Brendan.  He’s just 15, but he’s already one of the coolest kids we know. Earlier this year Brendan got some really tough news – he has leukaemia, a type of blood cancer. It’s actually been a difficult couple of years for Brendan and his family, because his grandma, who everyone… Read more »