Month: March 2022

Health Heroes Handover New Children’s Hospital

Wow!  Today marks an incredible milestone as we celebrate the formal transfer of your new regional children’s hospital from benefactors Mark Dunajtschik and Dorothy Spotswood to the Capital & Coast District Health Board.  Mark and Dorothy’s unprecedented generosity is deeply appreciated and came at a critical time for our region.  Without them, a new hospital… Read more »

Take a sneak peek inside Te Wao Nui

Take a look inside your new regional children’s hospital – Te Wao Nui – with Jo Allen Team Lead of the Child Development Service, and Karen Bridge Nurse Manager of Ambulatory Paediatrics.  Some of the most exciting and creative features can be found Level 2 of the new hospital including the ‘Tree of Life’, Playscape,… Read more »

Peer to peer support for new children’s hospital

We are thrilled to be chosen by Wellington Girls College as their charity of choice for 2022! Pictured are head girls Ruby McAuley (left) and Alice Thompson with Principal Julia Davidson, who are leading the school’s fundraising projects throughout the year to raise funds for your new children’s hospital. Ka pai to mahi!

A closer look at your new children’s hospital

Te Wao Nui is around 7,200m² and spread over three floors. It includes: 151 beds – in bedrooms, consult rooms and clinical rooms 50 inpatient hospital beds across two levels in medical and surgical wards Outpatient and clinical consultation rooms Dedicated and family friendly play/wait area Social and family/whānau spaces including two family kitchens, breastfeeding… Read more »