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Well-known Wellington artist donates art to Harbour Hospice fundraiser

Every year Wellington mixed media artist Kylie Law donates a piece of her work to charity. This year Harbour Hospice will benefit from the well-known artist’s generosity.


Age no barrier for hospice artist

At age 95, Norman Nelson from Warkworth is one of Harbour Hospice’s oldest patients. Norman will exhibit his art at hospice’s annual fundraiser, the 2024 Martakana Fine Art Exhibition in Matakana next month.

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Local artist lends support to annual art fundraiser 

The artist behind the stunning artwork that features in our promotional material for our 2024 Martakana fine art exhibition is the multi-talented Alysn Midgelow-Marsden of Tāwharanui.

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Christine’s legacy: The ‘party girl’ behind Rock The Hithe 

Anybody who knew Christine Wykes knew that she loved people, parties and music. So the hospice fundraising event that she created with a committee of friends and family incorporates all three.


Young carer inspires supporters at Vintners’ Brunch 

Harbour Hospice’s largest annual fundraiser, Vintners’ Brunch, is always a memorable affair. But at this year’s event, held at the Pullman Auckland on Sunday 20 August, it was guest speaker Gabrielle Anstiss who made it unforgettable.

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When your pet eats your Catwalk Arts entry: Former winner shares cautionary tale

Thanks to chihuahua-toy poodle cross Peggy Poodle Bums, Catwalk Arts 2022 winner Anna Holmes-Libbis almost didn’t have an outfit to show on the catwalk.

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Local men’s choir holds annual fundraising concert for Hospice 

The North Shore Male Choir is united by its love of singing - and in the process it has raised more than $80,000 for Harbour Hospice through its annual fundraising concerts. Here’s what to expect at this year’s concert.

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Snazzy shoes lead to place on Catwalk Arts judging panel 

Catwalk Arts judge and former WOW winner Philippa Stichbury-Cooper shares the unusual way in which she was invited to join the Warkworth wearable art competition’s judging panel.


Our 17th Art Exhibition & Sale: "Nothing's off limits"

Our 17th annual Art Exhibition & Sale is on King's Birthday Weekend - come along! Here, we talk to one of the local artists whose art features in the show, Amanda Morton.


Hospice patients’ stories inspire wedding dress show

Stanmore Bay local Yvonne Payne is putting together a one-of-a-kind show, Wedding Dresses Through The Decades, next month, to raise funds for Harbour Hospice.