Tag: New Children’s Hospital

Fundraising for our New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital

We are currently fundraising for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital using face-to-face door knockers.  If you receive a knock at your door from one of our representatives, they will give you some information about the new children’s hospital and invite you to become a Well Wisher (regular giver) to support the new hospital. Face-to-face fundraising… Read more »

Farewell to the old Nurses Home

Nursing Training at Wellington Hospital

It is with a nostalgic nod to a bygone era that we say goodbye to Riddiford House – the last of Wellington Regional Hospital’s former Nurses Quarters. In 1883, Wellington Hospital established the first formal nursing training programme in New Zealand.  For the next 90 years, supervised Nurses Homes would be built on hospital grounds… Read more »

Celebrating 107 years of care for our youngest patients!

New Zealand's first children's hospital, Edward VII Memorial Children's Hospital opens in Wellington 107 years ago

Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital has a unique and remarkable place in New Zealand’s history as the country’s first ever children’s hospital.  Today we celebrate its 107th birthday! As we reflect on our past, we also look towards a stunning “All Brand New” children’s hospital, that will provide world-class care and treatment to future generations of sick children… Read more »

Jumbo Tennis – a big hit for Wellington Children’s Hospital!

Players in action!

Jumbo Tennis – a big hit for Wellington Children’s Hospital!   A big thank you to the Rotary Club of Wellington for choosing to support Wellington Children’s Hospital, as recipients of their wonderful Jumbo Tennis fundraiser. The competition heated up on the 1st March, when over 40 teams took part in the tournament, playing tennis with oversized, jumbo… Read more »

Countdown Kicks Off Children’s Hospital Appeal!

Countdown and Wellington Children's Hospital staff present the cheque

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal donates $80,000 to NEW Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital Equipment Fund Wellington Hospitals Foundation’s “All Brand New” Medical Equipment Fund got off to a great start this morning with the Wellington Countdown Stores presenting a cheque for $80,0000 for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital.  This is the first major donation to… Read more »

Recycle your mobile phone and support our New Wellington Children’s Hospital!

Hospi with some donated phones

  Recycle your old phones and support our New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital! You can now recycle your old mobile phones, whilst supporting the New Children’s Hospital Equipment Fund. Drop off your old mobile phones (in any condition) to: Main Reception, Atrium, Wellington Regional Hospital. Or, Recycling for Charity, 1 King Charles Drive, Upper Hutt…. Read more »

New children’s hospital build begins!

Wellington Children's Hospital patient Eddie presents Mark Dunajtschik with a gift

Ceremony marks the start of New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital construction. Wellington Hospitals Foundation and Hospi were delighted to be at the Mauri stone-laying ceremony, held at Wellington Regional Hospital today, to mark the start of the construction of our New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital.   The 7000-square metre, three-storey new children’s hospital is expected… Read more »

NEW CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL UPDATE

WOW A New Children's Hospital

New Children’s Hospital Underway!  We are delighted to announce that work has now begun on our brand new Children’s Regional Hospital. We expect the hospital to be completed as soon as 2020! Timetable on time! Doctors, nurses, hospital staff, designers, architects, community, Mr Dunajtschik and many others have been working hard since the announcement on… Read more »

Magnificent Donation – New Children’s Hospital for Wellington

New Childrens Hospital for Wellington

The reaction from all over New Zealand to the Prime Ministers announcement on 10th July 2017 that Mr Mark Dunajtschik is to build and donate a brand new Children’s Hospital for the sick children of the Greater Wellington region has been overwhelmingly positive. Media Release: Issued 10 July 2017 Wellington Regional Hospital will get a… Read more »