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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News & Events

March 1, 2021

Support received, support returned

  Our care is provided free of charge and just over half of our funding comes from the District Health Board.  The rest comes from fundraising, bequests, and donations: from the generous supporters in our community who believe in our […]
February 26, 2021

What your support has achieved in 2019 – 2020

  Despite the challenges of Covid-19 and lockdown, our staff adapted to the challenges, continuing to provide excellent palliative care to those with life-limiting illness in our region – and to support thousands of family members, whanau and carers throughout […]
February 26, 2021

Our Volunteers: Giving back to Hospice

  Volunteers play an essential role at Arohanui Hospice.  From working in our Hospice shops to supporting the kitchen and housekeeping in the inpatient unit; from maintaining our gardens to going all-out for our fundraising events, we couldn’t do what […]