Support Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital this Christmas and make magic happen for sick kids like Markus.

Harry Potter fan Markus was only 6 years old and eagerly anticipating the school holidays when his life tipped upside down.  Without warning a typical childhood tummy bug escalated into a severe medical emergency that required the combined efforts of specialists at Wellington Children’s Hospital and across the country to save him.  Read more HERE.  

Have you received a phone call? 

We are currently fundraising for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital with the help of telemarketeing agents to help us contact our supporters.  Telemarketing enables us to talk to thousands of people across our regional catchment area about our hospitals’ needs.

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital, Kapiti Health Centre and the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service.  Community support has enabled the Foundation to fund medical equipment, projects and other patient care items that have helped 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).  You can find out more at


100% of our funding comes from the community

We get no funding from the Government. Our mission is to fundraise for extra projects that the stretched health dollar does not fund.


Our region covers in excess of 900,000 people

We are the official charity for the Capital and Coast District Health Board, who provide specialist tertiary-level care to patients from Whanganui to Napier, down to Nelson and Marlborough.

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Your New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital

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News & Events

Thoughtful festive gift

Sophie (pictured here with WHF Grants Manager Shona Brunton), works as a nurse in our hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and surprised us this morning with this incredible Hospi Christmas wreath for the Foundation office!!

Farewell to a lovely long serving volunteer!

We are so very grateful to Doreen who volunteered for her final day today as a guide at Wellington Regional Hospital. Doreen has served the hospital as a volunteer for an incredible 18 years . Many of you will have seen our Terrific Tuesday Trio – Doreen, Bev and Jan. They are also keen lawn… Read more »

Dominos Pizza raises dough for New Children’s Hospital

Mama Mia! Huge thanks to Dominos Pizza who raised $14,382 from their recent Dough Raiser for your New Children’s Hospital, gifting $1 from every pizza sold from participating stores across our region. Pictured presenting their kind donation, from left, Harman (Lucky) Singh (Dominos Franchisee of Johnsonville, Khandallah, Newtown & Hawera), Neeraj (Dominos Franchisee of Masterton),… Read more »