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Dino-mite support from local game design studio

Dinosaur Polo Club is a locally based indie studio creating games that make every day concepts fun and engaging for players from all over the world. The team very kindly gifted $6000 to help outfit and equip the interior of Wellington’s New Regional Children’s Hospital. “Our team at Dinosaur Polo Club is delighted to contribute… Read more »

Sweet treat for hardworking hospital staff

The last few weeks have been a tremendous challenge for many families. Once again our hospitals’ response to COVID in our region has been amazing, with many working long hours to keep patients, staff and our communities safe. Grateful thanks to the kind people at Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers who once again generously gifted a sweet… Read more »

Warmest thanks to all Jammies in June donors!

We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our community’s response to our Jammies in June Appeal, with gifts of more than 2,600 PJs and over $16,300 in donations from across our region, allowing us to buy pyjamas on our donors behalf. Many of you posted or dropped in anonymous gifts, many of you rallied… Read more »

Long locks loped in children’s hospital fundraiser

Hamish Allen is an Assistant Project Manager at McKee Fehl Construction, who are building your incredible New Regional Children’s Hospital. As the project heads towards completion, Hamish daringly decided to let his manager, Andrew Bukiel, cut his long, flowing curly hair in support of our fundraising to outfit and equip the interior of the new… Read more »

From King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for Children to Te Wao Nui

Construction Update Te Wao Nui will be around 7,200m² and spread over three floors. It will include: 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 Social and family/whānau spaces including two family kitchens, breastfeeding rooms and… Read more »

A parent’s worst nightmare…

Their kind donation simply said… “From Matthew, Charlie, and Owen, who have managed to rack up zero frequent flyer miles in your hallways two years in a row.”  With a family of three boys you might expect a few bumps and scrapes over time, however it’s never good to hear that children are frequent flyers… Read more »

Awapuni Rotary Club raises $50,000 for new children’s hospital

We were thrilled to be presented with $50,000 from the incredibly hard working members of the Awapuni Rotary Club. We are very fortunate that the new children’s hospital is being supported by many generous individuals, families, businesses and charitable organisations throughout our region. Rotary District 9940 are working within their clubs and communities to raise… Read more »