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Principal Harpist with NZSO joins our Volunteer Music Programme

We are thrilled to have Carolyn Mills, Principal Harpist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, join our Volunteer Music Programme. Not only is Carolyn a celebrated international performer and teacher, but she has also conducted masterclasses and workshops around the world. Her music creates a therapeutic and reflective sound cloud that fills our hospital atrium,… Read more »

Wellington Phoenix players visit the children’s hospital

There were sunny smiles all round as Nixie, Steven Taylor, David Bally and Luke Devere, players from the Wellington Phoenix FC visited the Wellington Children’s Hospital yesterday afternoon to spend time with the kids. The signed mini soccer balls also went down a treat! Thanks team!  

Flash Foundation Funded T-shirts for the Paediatric Orthopaedic Team

The Wellington Regional Hospital Paediatric Orthopaedic specialists had over 6,200 visits to the clinic last year, treating complex musculoskeletal (bone, joint, back, or muscle) problems in children. This includes birth defects of the hands or feet, spine curvatures, broken bones, bone/joint infections or tumors. We think the team is looking pretty smart in their new… Read more »

Stunning glazed panels for your New Children’s Hospital!

The team at the Foundation hope you and yours had a fabulous break over the Christmas period. It’s going to be an incredibly exciting and busy new year as your new children’s hospital takes shape, and we’re thrilled to get a sneak peek at the stunning new glazed panels being installed on the exterior –… Read more »

Merry Christmas and thanks to all our supporters!

To everyone who has supported the Foundation and our hospitals over the past year – whether you’ve volunteered, made a donation, joined us as a charity partner, hosted a fundraiser, supported one of our events, handmade beautiful items to gift or sell, volunteered as a board member, shared your musical talents or supported our hospitals… Read more »

Police Christmas Toy Convoy to Wellington Children’s Hospital

Sick kids, families and staff at Wellington Children’s Hospital were greeted with lights and sirens this morning as nearly 40 recruits from the NZPolice arrived to spread Christmas cheer. The visit included driver trainers, AOS officers, police dogs and their canine companions, and a number of children from Newtown School who greeted officers and recruits… Read more »

Wonderful Donation from Countdown Kids Hospital Annual Appeal

Thanks to Countdown Supermarkets for their outstanding efforts yet again with the annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, now in its 13th year. This year’s appeal raised $80,000 towards the cost of electronic beds for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. Huge thanks to Countdown managers, staff and customers – what an amazing result!  

Swan Family Memorial Donation

Thanks to a nomination from Graeme and Nicola Swan, we were very fortunate to receive a grant from the Hugo Charitable Trust, in memory of their precious son James, which enabled us to purchase a specialised Tomato Chair and various accessories. This chair will be essential for the care of children aged 2-6 years who… Read more »

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 »