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Arohanui Hospice

Arohanui Hospice provides specialist palliative care for people in the Manawatu, Tararua, Horowhenua and Rangitikei regions with a life-limiting illness, and support for their families/whānau. At any one time, there are approximately 250 patients receiving specialist palliative care services in this area, and more than 860 patients and their family/whānau a year.

Our services are mostly used by people living with advanced cancer, but we can help anyone in the advanced stages of other illnesses, such as respiratory or heart disease, motor neurone disease or HIV-AIDS.


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Latest News

13 December 2017

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11 December 2017

The Palmerston North artist famous for her iconic colourful two-dimensional townscapes has added a whole new dimension to the way she works.

Sarah Platt has employed four apprentices to work on her distinctive artworks, a five-painting project called Love Manawatū, featuring five of the region’s towns.

“I’ve designed the paintings and I’m overseeing the work, as well as painting Palmerston North,” Platt said. Read full story Here

11 December 2017

As Daphne Sowerby watched her husband lose a painful fight with cancer, it ignited a desire to repay the hospice that made his few remaining months bearable.

More than 25 years and $100,000 later, she’s squared the debt.

Sowerby, 87, from Feilding, had known Albert since she was 9. He died in 1991, six months after being diagnosed with inoperable throat and lung cancer, prompting her to knit, craft and bake her grief away. Read full story here.

20 June 2017

Another ’short’ week is upon us. More accurately it’s a ’shorts’ week.
Wednesday, June 21 is the shortest day, and Palmerston North businesses, schools and individuals have been encouraged to register to wear shorts as part of a leggy fundraising campaign for Arohanui Hospice.
Joining in are the central city’s three Active Explorers childcare centres – formerly Lollipops Educare – on Victoria Ave, Broadway and Grey St.
Read the full story here.

15 June 2017

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