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Leaving a lasting legacy

People leave a gift in their Will to hospice for all sorts of reasons. For Sally Tetro, it’s about honouring the elderly and the grandparents she didn’t have.

Theo Simeonidis and his wife Cristina blog

My big fat Greek Extravaganza

Theo runs an annual fundraiser for Harbour Hospice, the Greek Extravaganza, that incorporates all the things he loves about his culture – Greek food and wine, music and dancing.


The heart of hospice

Gary’s stay was not what the couple had expected - to their surprise hospice was “so full of love. There was kindness and laughter – and fantastic food,” Ann says.

Claudia Samson nurse blog1

An innovative solution

Our latest fundraising appeal highlighted our urgent need for more specialist community nurses, and the innovative solution our nursing team came up with: to recruit and train nurses from other parts of the healthcare system to join our community team.

Cass and Jeanne Mahinga Ngātahi blog

Spotlight on... Mahinga Ngātahi

These protocols are a small representation of the drive we began more than a decade ago to embed tikanga Māori into our everyday care of tūroro Māori (Māori patients) and their whānau.


Volunteer Pennie Kennings wins Westfield Local Heroes!

Announced today, Pennie was voted by the community as the winner for her tireless mahi as the coordinator of our North Shore Life Story team.

Divesh and Sheral proposal BA blog 2

Surprise marriage proposal at Catwalk Arts show

When Sheral Anand entered Catwalk Arts 2022 she had no idea the wearable art show would end with her getting proposed to on stage.

Matakana Palms garden tour 2 Blog

Matakana Palms opens private garden to public to fundraise for hospice

If you love the idea of unwinding in a tropical garden paradise but don’t have an island holiday booked anytime soon, you might like to do this instead


From behind the shop counter

“I found that the care given to patients in hospice was so holistic; you're like a family working together to care for that patient. To be part of that journey with the patient and their family is just so humbling, such a privilege.”

Zenobia Choksy volunteer

Home cook

Meet Zenobia Chotsy - keen gardener and passionate home cook. Zenobia also volunteers in the kitchen at Harbour Hospice’ Hibiscus Coast Inpatient Unit.