Race4Life 2021 Dorothy Nash blog

The fast and the furious come out to play

Some of our day programme patients recently attended Race 4 Life 2021 – a fantastic annual event run by Race 4 Life Trust.

Shea Terrace Exterior

Community care comes first as hospice construction begins

With construction set to begin at Harbour Hospice on the North Shore, palliative care services will be delivered differently from the end of March, but with the same high level of compassionate care and support.

Colleen Gorbey web

Colleen’s Story

Colleen Gorbey plans her weeks around mah jong and golf, enjoys friends and neighbours popping in and spends evenings creating photo journals online. It’s a thoroughly normal life that’s also exceptional, considering what she’s been through.

martakana 2021 web

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.

For You Hospice Shops campaign

Hospice shoppers make life better

When you’re enjoying that tea out of a mug you purchased at a hospice shop, remind yourself of the difference you’ve made!

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.

Vincent and Jacqui chaplains web

Chaplains comfortable with silence

We work with people of all faiths and no faith. Everyone has a spiritual aspect to their lives and for some, coming into hospice care provides a first ever opportunity to explore life at a deeper level.

Debbie Gillies blog feb21 newsletter sml

Hospice support helped Debbie keep Alan at home

Family members caring for a loved one at home often describe Hospice as a lifeline.

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.

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