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Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children's Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital provide Tertiary hospital services for the Capital and Coast District Health Board region (From Whanganui and Napier to Nelson and Marlborough).

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.
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100% of our funding comes from the community

We get no funding from the Government. Our mission is to fundraise for extra projects that aren’t Government funded.

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Our region covers in excess of 900,000 people

We are the official charity for Capital and Coast District Health Board, which operates Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital, Kapiti Health Centre and provides specialist tertiary-level care to patients from Whanganui to Napier, down to Nelson and Marlborough.

What we're doing

WOW A New Children's Hospital

New Children’s Hospital Equipment Fund

Help us fund $6 million for a modern fit-out and latest state of the art equipment for our new children's hospital.

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News & Events

Dr Andre Cromhout

A new piece of equipment for Wellington’s Emergency Department

Thanks to the Foundation’s supporters, Wellington Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department now has a brand new ‘Videolaryngoscope’. What is a Videolaryngoscope?     A ‘Videolaryngoscope’ is a piece of equipment which is used to help intubate patients (place a tube into the throat to help a patient breathe or to administer drugs). The ‘Videolaryngoscope’ uses a… Read more »

Walk Through the Heart of the City!

Saturday 17th November 2018

Join us and ‘Walk Through the Heart of the City’ on Saturday 17th November to raise funds for Wellington Regional Hospital’s Heart & Lung Unit. This year, walk to build a stronger heart unit for Wellington Regional Hospital.  All funds raised will go towards upgrading the patient lounge in the Heart & Lung Unit. Go… Read more »

Maurice, with Trish Lee (Bequest Manager) visiting the Wellington Hospital ED department to view the Portable Ultrasound Machine he would later fund for the Oncology Unit.

Will you leave a legacy?

September is National Bequest Month, so we spoke to Trish Lee – Manager Bequests at Wellington Hospitals Foundation- to ask her why people choose to leave a bequest to Wellington’s Regional Hospitals. Trish told us that people leave a gift in their will (bequest) for many different reasons, but it’s often because they want to… Read more »