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.

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Flight Transport Incubator for Wellington Hospital’s Neonatal Flight Team

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Jammies in June

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News & Events

Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital Playscape Wins Excellence Award

We are thrilled to announce that the Playscape at Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital has won an Excellence Award in the “Landscapes of Care” category at the 2024 Resene New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards (NZILA). The Playscape is a vibrant and adventurous space, thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of children’s rehabilitation. It… Read more »

DHL Jammie Army

Our huge thanks to the DHL Express NZ Central Region team for their amazing generosity. This small team of 14, delivered an incredible 104 pairs of cosy new pyjamas for Te Wao Nui children’s hospital earlier this week, helping to ensure that kids stay warm and well this winter. With the weather turning and children… Read more »