Arohanui Hospice - Providing specialist palliative care


Dear Arohanui Hospice Family

Thank you so much to all of our patients, families, staff and volunteers for your support and patience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The way we deliver some of our services changed under the Alert Levels. We are pleased to say that under Level 1, we are pretty much “business as usual” .

More Information COVID-19 update.


Hospice is not a building;
it is a philosophy of care


Specialist palliative care in Manawatu, Rangitikei, Tararua, Horowhenua and Otaki


We rely on donations and volunteer support to ensure our services remain free of charge


Volunteer: do good, feel good!


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for a variety of jobs available, with days and times to suit

We need volunteers

News & Events

November 18, 2020

2020 Volunteer Recognition Event Nominee: Donna Clapham

Arohanui Hospice Shops’ volunteer, Donna Clapham, was recently honoured in November at the Volunteer Resource Centre Manawatu’s 6th annual Volunteer Recognition Event. For the past five years, Donna’s made a significant impact on our community, bringing joy to peoples’ lives […]
September 2, 2020

Lesley’s story: “Everything was special.”

Lesley Redward’s husband, Raymond was diagnosed with cancer while they were travelling overseas in July 2014, and they were advised that the diagnosis was terminal. The news was devastating, and the couple returned to Woodville when the majority of the […]
August 6, 2020

Arohanui Hospice appoints new “PassionPeople” to the Board

Arohanui Hospice’s recent Taika Waititi-inspired hunt for the Passionpeople uncovered some amazing talent. Seventeen applications were received for three vacant seats on the volunteer Board. The three successful applicants selected at the July Board meeting were David Andrews, Bernie Hanaray […]