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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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Baubles for Uncle Steve

Emma Coupe began collecting hospice baubles five years ago after Harbour Hospice cared for her brother-in-law, Steve.


Claudine's Christmas

This Christmas looks a little different for Claudine, 48, who is now being cared for by Harbour Hospice after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2021.


Doctor by day, fiction writer by night 

We don’t know how she found the time but somehow, in between her work for hospice as a doctor and medical team leader and her home life as a busy mum of two, Dr Eugenia Romboli has written a book.

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Former New Zealand Warrior Dean Bell on working for hospice and being a granddad 

He counts running out to a Wembley Stadium crowd of 100,000 among his greatest moments, but Kiwi rugby league great Dean Bell reckons he’s living his best life now as a hospice worker and granddad.

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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.

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Proud of what Michael did 

Michael Keenan was deeply passionate about hospice, and one of hospice's most engaged and committed volunteers. When he died in 2014, he gifted his estate to Harbour Hospice.

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Me and Bobba 

When her beloved neighbour Bob was told he was dying, Gabrielle Anstiss took a year out of her life to dedicate herself to his care. She was 21 years old. This is her story.


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