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Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and Kapiti Health Centre.

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 the Capital and Coast District Health Board, who provide 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 Wellington 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

Nursing Training at Wellington Hospital

Farewell to the old Nurses Home

It is with a nostalgic nod to a bygone era that we say goodbye to Riddiford House – the last of Wellington Regional Hospital’s former Nurses Quarters. In 1883, Wellington Hospital established the first formal nursing training programme in New Zealand.  For the next 90 years, supervised Nurses Homes would be built on hospital grounds… Read more »

New Zealand's first children's hospital, Edward VII Memorial Children's Hospital opens in Wellington 107 years ago

Celebrating 107 years of care for our youngest patients!

Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital has a unique and remarkable place in New Zealand’s history as the country’s first ever children’s hospital.  Today we celebrate its 107th birthday! As we reflect on our past, we also look towards a stunning “All Brand New” children’s hospital, that will provide world-class care and treatment to future generations of sick children… Read more »