Month: August 2023

Caring Kiwi Kids

Talented bakers Erika, Amelie, and Emily, recently whipped up a storm, selling delicious goodies so that they could buy crafts and games for sick kids spending time in hospital. Some tamariki spend long hours in hospital and donations of new toys, games and art supplies are always a very welcome addition to our Play Specialists’… Read more »

Taking the wheel in charitable giving

It’s safe to say that Capital City Motors are always in the driver’s seat when it comes to giving back! As trusted Ford and Mazda dealers, they’ve been our Charity Partners since 2017, generously providing two vehicles for our Foundation’s use. Last Friday was a hole-in-one kind of day at their Charity Golf Day at… Read more »

Wellington Lions: Scoring Smiles at Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital

After four long years, we were excited to welcome back some very special guests to Te Wao Nui children’s hospital today – our charity partner Wellington Rugby / Wellington Lions, ahead of their home game tomorrow! Players, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Billy Proctor, Losi Filipo, Dominic Bird and Pepesana Patafilo scored smiles with our young champs, and… Read more »

Together We Make a Difference!

Our Annual Street Appeal for Te Wao Nui regional children’s hospital is gearing up for an action-packed day on Saturday 30th September, and we need your help to make it a massive success! Any of us who have had the experience of a sick child who needs hospital treatment, knows how traumatic that can be…. Read more »

Precious gift for fragile premmies

As we observe World Breastfeeding Week, we also celebrate Pataka Miraka, the Mothers Milk Bank funded by Wellington Hospitals Foundation. The first of its kind in Wellington, this initiative has been a game-changer for premature and critically ill pēpē, offering them a fighting chance at a healthier and brighter future. The significance of donated breast… Read more »

Sharing a gift of warmth this winter

A big shoutout to Sophie, Charlotte, and Claire, Year 6 leaders at Chilton St James School for their heartwarming donation to our Jammies in June Appeal. Warm pyjamas might seem like a simple gesture, but respiratory conditions are a leading cause of acute winter hospital admissions for children. Our paediatric community nursing teams also frequently… Read more »