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mARTakana success

Across the four days 120 pieces of artwork were sold with mARTakana 2021 raising an amazing $28,000 for Hospice care in the Warkworth/Wellsford area.

Clare Woods - mARTakana 2021

‘Unbelievable’ hospice care inspires Matakana artist

Matakana artist Clare Woods loves giving her art away and always has an eye out for an interesting charity project.

Christine Sanderson

Priority change for garage sale’s ‘Camp Leader’

Since the first Warkworth Garage Sale 21 years ago, Christine Sanderson has been ‘Camp Leader’, chief sorter and saleswoman, rag cutter and deliverer, community liaison and, to many customers, the face of a local institution.

the embrace blog

‘The Embrace’ at Tui House

Families in the Warkworth Wellsford community can now have a tribute to their loved ones permanently displayed in Tui House.

Jim Sonerson's Hospice Big Ride blog

86-year-old cancer survivor bikes 1,000kms over 25 hours

A cancer diagnosis certainly didn’t slow Jim Sonerson down. In fact the incredible care and support him and his family received at Hospice left him inspired and motivated to give back.