Children’s Hospital Street Appeal 

There are over 85,000 visits from young people aged between 0-16 to the children’s hospital every year and we want to ensure they continue to receive the best possible care.  The Street Appeal is a major annual fundraiser for the children’s hospital.

Thank you!

Have your 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.

Who are we?

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.

To find out more about our work visit HERE.

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is an accredited member of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA) –



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 doesn't 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

Sweet Visit to Te Wao Nui

Royal New Zealand Ballet dancers made a special and very sweet visit to Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital today, ahead of their highly anticipated return season of Hansel and Gretel, from 26 October – 9 December. Dancers Ana Gallardo Lobaina, Shae Berney, Kirby Selchow and Shaun James Kelly brought a touch of magic and enchantment… Read more »

Turning hot dogs into heart-warming acts of kindness

A big shoutout to Tawan, Stella, and Sofia, Year 10 students from Queen Margaret College. Their hot dog stand at the school’s open day was a huge hit, and they used the proceeds to buy sticker and activity books, as well as stress balls, puzzles, and board games for kids spending time in hospital. Legends!

Gifts of warmth and kindness

It was a pleasure to meet Niamh and Ava who recently came bearing gifts of warm PJs for children in hospital. These dedicated Y10 Queen Margaret students, put in months of hard work, hosting fundraisers like sausage sizzles, to raise funds to purchase over 60 pairs of pyjamas! Thanks so much for your kindness and… Read more »