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Congratulations to our Emergency Department Volunteers!

Our Emergency Department volunteer team attended the CCDHB Celebrating Our Success Awards last night and were thrilled to win their category of Volunteer of the Year! Our wonderful ED volunteers provide support to clinical staff, extend the care of patients through contact with them and their whanau in a warm and empathetic way, and contribute… Read more »

Very Welly Christmas Fun!

Hospi and the team had a fantastic time at the Very Welly Christmas Hospi Clinic this weekend. One lovely lady told us – ” I had 3 little kids with me (7,6 and 4) who went through the Hospi Clinic yesterday. Their dad has recently been discharged from hospital from a lengthy stay after cancer surgery…. Read more »

Wellington Rotary – Surgeon for a Morning Simulation Experience

Earlier this year we were thrilled to be involved with Wellington Rotary’s Singers to Listen For benefit concert, in support of the new Children’s Hospital. Today, thanks to our fantastic Simulation Suite team, the recipients of the Surgeon for a Morning prize were treated to a fascinating and unique hands-on theatre experience. Using the suite’s… Read more »

NZAFA Charity Auction for Wellington Children’s Hospital

We were thrilled to have been a part of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Charity Auction, in support of the new Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. Not only was it a superb evening with stunning art on display, but with more than $12,000 raised it will go a long way towards ensuring a brighter, healthier future… Read more »

Noel Leeming has the Foundation’s friends sorted for Christmas!

Thinking about Christmas presents?  Our charity partner Noel Leeming has you sorted with this amazing deal!  Friends of the Wellington Hospitals Foundation – that’s you! –  can enjoy discounted prices at all Noel Leeming stores in the Wellington region between 30 October – 12 November.   Enjoy great savings on a variety of items at cost… Read more »

Charity Art Auction for New Children’s Hospital

We are very excited to be involved in this wonderful Charity Art Auction hosted by the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts! Raising money for the new Children’s Hospital, this promises to be a fabulous event and we are incredibly grateful to all the contributing artists. We invite you to view the catalogue of works… Read more »

Spring Supporter News

Find out what’s been happening at the Foundation and check out our latest newsletter here.  

Makeover for Heart and Lung Unit

Did you know that 2850 patients are seen by the Wellington Regional Heart and Lung Unit a year! Many having angiograms for coronary stents, heart valves or other diagnostic procedures, and there are over 500 heart and lung operations performed every year. With your help we recently helped refurbish the unit’s patient lounge, installing a… Read more »

Sick kids drive super cool cars to surgery!

Having an operation can be very scary, even for the bravest among us! To help make the experience a lot loss less frightening and overwhelming for our wee patients, the Foundation recently funded a fleet of five super cool electric cars for children to travel to theatres in, at both Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals. Among… Read more »

Walk Through the Heart of the City 2019

Saturday 2 November 2019

Grab your shoes and loved ones and join us for a fun walk through the heart of the city to build a stronger heart for Wellington Regional Hospital!  All funds raised will go towards supporting Wellington Regional Hospital’s Heart and Lung Unit.  Go the extra mile and encourage family and friends to sponsor you too!… Read more »

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