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Manawa Ora Christmas Concert

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is proud to sponsor CCDHB’s Manawa Ora Staff Orchestra. With day jobs as clinicians and administrators, this talented group of musicians and singers perform a couple of times a year for staff, patients, their whanau and visitors. It was very special to see their Christmas performance in the courtyard under the old… Read more »

Johnsonville Lions raise $25,000 for new children’s hospital

We were thrilled to be presented with a donation of $10,000 from Johnsonville Lions Club to fund two new hi-tech electric beds in the new children’s hospital. Incredibly, this donation is on top of the $15,000 the club has raised as part of the regional Lions Clubs project committing $500,000 to fund Te Wao Nui… Read more »

Dojo legends light up Christmas

Huge thanks to the caring kids and staff training at the World Marudao Karate dojo who have kindly gifted Christmas presents to children spending time in hospital over the Christmas period.  This is an annual tradition for the dojo legends, and sadly this year Covid meant that they were unable to make their annual walk… Read more »

Buddle Findlay brings joy to sick kids

Being sick doesn’t always mean being sad, and every year the Buddle Findlay team bring a lot of joy to our young patients with their annual Children’s Hospital Christmas party. This year due to Covid visitor restrictions, Santa and his Summer Clerk Elves were unable to visit the ward, but very generously dropped in lots… Read more »

Kiwi Christmas Books special Christmas delivery

Grateful thanks to all the booksellers, families and businesses who supported Kiwi Christmas Books and donated new books to Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital this Christmas. These will be distributed to children spending time in hospital this Christmas, and to sick tamariki and rangitahi in our community visited by our paediatric nursing teams during the holiday… Read more »

The Masonic Club of Wellington supports your New Children’s Hospital

Huge thanks to The Masonic Club of Wellington who have gifted $50,000 to help outfit and equip the interior of your new regional children’s hospital. Pictured from left: District Grand Master Mick Turner, Bill Day Chair of the Foundation and Gael McRoberts, President Wellington Masonic Club Incorporated.

Thoughtful festive gift

Sophie (pictured here with WHF Grants Manager Shona Brunton), works as a nurse in our hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and surprised us this morning with this incredible Hospi Christmas wreath for the Foundation office!!

Farewell to a lovely long serving volunteer!

We are so very grateful to Doreen who volunteered for her final day today as a guide at Wellington Regional Hospital. Doreen has served the hospital as a volunteer for an incredible 18 years . Many of you will have seen our Terrific Tuesday Trio – Doreen, Bev and Jan. They are also keen lawn… Read more »