Have you received a phone call or knock at the door? 

We are currently fundraising for our hospitals with the help of both telemarketeing and face to face representatives.  These agents help us talk to thousands of people across our regional catchment area about our hospitals’ funding needs.  Our fundraising programmes operate according to all relevant privacy and COVID guidelines.

Find our more about our face to face programmes, including the areas in which they will be working HERE.

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for the hospitals served by Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district. 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, projects and other patient care items 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).  You can find out more at www.pfra.org.nz.


100% of our funding comes from the community

We receive no Government funding. 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 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.

News & Events

Fantastic resources for sick kids

Our huge thanks to Kiwi Conservation Club for donating their stunning Wild Things magazine to Te Wao Nui Child Health Service. These magazines are beautifully edited and are packed full of informative articles, puzzles and activities that showcase New Zealand’s flora and fauna. They will be a fantastic edition to our hospital’s Play Specialist’s kete… Read more »

Congratulations to Sir Mark Dunajtschik

Our warmest congratulations to Sir Mark Dunajtschik on his investiture by Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro, today. Sir Mark received his knighthood for contributions to the Wellington community, including his $53 Million donation to build the newly-opened Wellington children’s hospital, Te Wao Nui. Without Mark and Dorothy Spotswood’s incredible generosity a new children’s hospital would… Read more »

Baby dinos visit our hospitals

It was super exciting this morning as two gorgeous baby dinos, Barry and Stiggy, arrived for a visit to Te Wao Nui and Wellington Hospital’s atrium, in advance of the LEGO Jurassic World by Brickman exhibition. Check out this stunning exhibition featuring 6 million individual lego pieces, at the new Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition… Read more »