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Foundation donors bring hope for better cancer detection and treatment

Breast cancer is New Zealand’s third most common cancer, sadly claiming more than 600 lives every year. New Zealand is lucky to have a national breast screening programme and fortunately for most people, this is simply a routine health check.  However, if routine screens reveal abnormalities or if a patient exhibits breast cancer symptoms, the… Read more »

Celebrating World Allied Health Professional Day

Today is World Allied Health Professionals Day.  Allied Health Professionals are highly skilled health practitioners with specialised expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating a range of conditions and illnesses.  Allied Health is a term that includes specialties such as dietitians, social workers, occupational and play therapists, pharmacists, anaesthetic technicians, optometrists, psychologists, medical imaging technologists and… Read more »

Goodie bags for sick tamariki

A huge thanks to Julia who recently delivered over 100 bags of goodies containing toothbrushes, t-shirts, and fidget toys for children spending time in Te Wao Nui. Julia, a frequent flyer to the children’s hospital, designed and made all the lovely drawstring bags. Ka pai tō mahi!

Te Wao Nui Annual Street Appeal

Thanks to all the AMAZING volunteers who braved dreadful weather to collect for our Regional Children’s Hospital today! Just a few of our incredible volunteers

Happy Birthday to Te Wao Nui!

It’s hard to believe that a year ago Te Wao Nui Regional Children’s Hospital, in the Mark Dunajtschik and Dorothy Spotswood building, was officially opened on 30 September 2022. Thanks to the kindness and generosity of our incredible benefactors, as well as our charity partners and community donors; Te Wao Nui is a place where… Read more »

Brave Madison faces huge health challenges

In the midst of a global pandemic, puppy-mad Madison (now 20 months), came into the world via an emergency C-section weighing just 4.01 pounds – and every ounce is important when you’re that little! Madison quickly became a frequent flyer to the children’s hospital with numerous admissions and several surgeries, and at this young age… Read more »

Good in the Hood

We’re excited to announce that Wellington Hospitals Foundation is part of the 2023 Z Good in the Hood programme. You can vote for us in-store at the Z Service Station in Newtown. Your vote will help us secure a share of the $1 Million that Z generously donates to community groups across Aotearoa! The voting… Read more »

EftposNZ Support Child Health

Our huge thanks to Eftpos New Zealand who are generously supporting our Annual Street Appeal for Te Wao Nui Regional Children’s Hospital tomorrow. With over 170 volunteers hitting the streets and key weekend hotspots, you’ll be able to pop a donation in the bucket, or thanks to the EftposNZ Team, we’ve got your easy cash-less… Read more »

Foundation support for MHAIDS

We were very pleased to sponsor goodie bags for the hardworking Mental Health, Addiction & Intellectual Disability Service staff, in acknowledgement of Mental Health Awareness Week. In line with this year’s theme “Five Ways, Five Days”, we were also pleased to provide five Prezzy Cards to offer as spot prizes throughout the week. Thanks to… Read more »