Pennie Kennings blog

We all have a story

Interview with Harbour Hospice Life Stories Coordinator, volunteer Pennie Kennings

julie reid blog

Matches made in heaven

Interview with Julie Reid, Harbour Hospice Volunteer Services Coordinator

Nancy Sirisena web

Volunteer Profile: Nancy Sirisena, Community Visitor

As a community visitor providing companionship to Harbour Hospice patients, Nancy believes she receives far more than she gives.

Bob Wainhouse web

Volunteer Profile: Bob Wainhouse, Day Programme Entertainer

Patients who attend day programmes at North Shore and Hibiscus House enjoy a live concert of popular songs at every session because a friend of Bob’s disliked classical music.

Jan Adams web

Volunteer Profile: Jan Adams, Fundraiser

Jan has been a key organiser of the Kitchen Tour, fashion parades, home and garden tours, garden parties and art shows, all while raising a young family and running her pharmacy in Albany.

John Wilson volunteer

John’s legacy of giving

Long-serving volunteer and all-round great guy John Wilson passed away in September. We remember him with fondness for all he did for Harbour Hospice.

Jan and Elieen

Rewarding volunteers for years of service

Volunteers have been receiving their long-service awards in a series of small gatherings at the shops and community sites

Carolyn in her studio blog

Hospice visionary leaves a Christmas legacy

The Hospice Trees of Remembrance located throughout the community’s shopping hubs have special significance this year.

Sue Chau blog

Being far from family inspires contribution to community

Sue organises the Asian Food and Culture Festival, which raises funds for Hospice, and she belongs to two special groups of Harbour Hospice contributors.

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.