Every Christmas you’ll find Jo Coulam volunteering at a Tree of Remembrance stand for Harbour Hospice. She does as many shifts as she can and can’t imagine a festive season without giving her time in this way.
'It made my summer more meaningful'
Amy Tsukada, 21, is studying to become a teacher. She loves nature walks, baking and reading. She also volunteers in the kitchen at Harbour Hospice.
We see love in action
Harbour Hospice counsellor Sasha McAllum Pilkington opens up about her role and the beauty she witnesses in families when a loved one is dying.
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.
Road less travelled
Harbour Hospice Chief Executive Jan Nichols celebrates 10 years at the helm this year. Here, we look back over her career and learn why delivering end-of-life care to the community sits so close to Jan’s heart.
In the company of men
Hospice’s Men’s Group on the Hibiscus Coast is a thriving support group that consistently brings in more than 20 bereaved men every session.
Change in direction
Meet Malcolm – keen fisherman and creator of abstract art oil paintings. The father of four and grandfather of one has also joined Harbour Hospice’ retail team after working in the print industry for 25 years.
When Clara Gillanders was diagnosed with cancer she was told she had two years to live. But that two years turned out to be just five months and Harbour Hospice was brought in when Clara began to deteriorate more quickly than anticipated.
With 50 years of marriage behind them, Kevin and Judith Cameron had shared more of life together than many.