Luke and Annie Feb23 Newsletter

Volunteers ease life for patients through new programme

In recent months, thanks to community support, a new volunteer programme was launched that enables hospice to reach even more patients and families.


Original hospice fundraiser still giving back

When a friend highlighted the need for a hospice in the community nearly 40 years ago, Liz Douglas Brown became one of the original fundraising committee members to drive that campaign.

Val Aston volunteer newsletter Feb23 (1)

Birds of a feather

Val and her team of fellow volunteers cater for funerals and social occasions in Warkworth/Wellsford, and what sets them apart from other caterers is that they do it all for love.

Graham Suzanne Aubrey family_February Newsletter 2023

Taking away the fear and uncertainty

To give back to the charity that gave him and his family so much, Graham has started fundraising for Harbour Hospice. This is his story...

Cameron Davey blog

Surf's up for young hospice volunteer

Cam Davey, 17, loves surfing and going to the gym - he also volunteers for Harbour Hospice.

north shore building public use (1)

Refurbished North Shore site gets approval for public use

After years of planning, and navigating a global pandemic, the monumental $20 million project to redevelop the Harbour Hospice building on the North Shore is celebrating a major milestone – being approved for public use.

Jo Coulam blog trees of rememberance

Trees of Remembrance make a difference

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.

mickey smith nov 22 appeal

How lucky we are in NZ

When Mickey Smith’s husband went into Harbour Hospice care the couple could not have felt more supported.

Pinepine 2022 bauble collector blog

Sharing the spirit

Over the years Te Pinepine has bought around 40 baubles, but she has given most of them away to friends and whānau who have lost loved ones.


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