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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 »

Governor General visits New Children’s Hospital

Our wonderful donors Mark Dunajtschik and Dorothy Spotswood along with Bill Day Chair of the Wellington Hospitals Foundation, builders McKee Fehl Constructors Ltd and representatives from the CCDHB leadership team, were thrilled to host the Governor General Dame Patsy through the New Children’s Hospital this morning. As our immediate neighbour, Her Excellency has taken a… Read more »

Rotary funds early learning books for sick kids

The Wellington Children’s Hospital team was delighted to receive a recent donation of early learning books from Rotary. This kind donation follows a collaboration of the Port Nicholson, Wellington, Wellington North, Mt Victoria and Porirua Rotary Clubs.  These resources are a welcome addition to the Playspecalist and Paediatric Community Nursing team’s toolkit.  Rotary are tremendous… Read more »

Greek Ladies Auxiliary’s delicious fundraiser for the new children’s hospital

We were thrilled to be presented with a donation of $8,000 from the Greek Ladies Auxiliary Association of Wellington following their recent Copthorne High Tea fundraiser to help outfit and equip your New Children’s Hospital. Grateful thanks to Melpo, President of the Club, (pictured centre with her granddaughter) and everyone else involved in organising such… Read more »