News – Arohanui Hospice
March 30, 2021
Caroline Blacklock

Meet Our Arohanui Team: Caroline Blacklock

When it comes to supporting our community, Caroline Blacklock is all about making a conscious impact in her role as manager of Arohanui Hospice Shop – Levin. Here, Caroline shares how you can help others by volunteering, donating and shopping. […]
March 22, 2021

Arohanui Appeal: Mel and Jason’s Story

My name is Melany, but mostly I go by Mel. I was born in Dannevirke and now live in Feilding – I had an idyllic upbringing on the farm that my parents remain on today. I am the youngest of […]
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 outstanding […]
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 their […]
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 […]
February 10, 2021

Meet our Arohanui team: Jennie Lewer

  Why visit a hospice shop? Find out from Arohanui Hospice Shop – Feilding’s manager, Jennie Lewer, who shares her deep affection for the Feilding community and what we’re able to accomplish by supporting our local Arohanui Hospice Shops. What […]
December 3, 2020

Tree of Remembrance 2020 launched by Deputy Mayor, Aleisha Rutherford

Christmas is a time of year when we think of people who won’t be with us during the festive season. They may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps they just […]
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 […]
May 31, 2019
Suffrage in Stitches panel sewing

Hospice patients and volunteers contribute to Suffrage in Stitches

April 4, 2019

Miniature pony trots in and steals hearts at Hospice

March 11, 2019

Eketāhuna lawnmowers rev up to raise money

February 17, 2019

No respite from growing need for hospice care

January 25, 2019
Farmers Donation

Farmers stores raise $776,607 for NZ hospices

January 7, 2019

Thank you Daphne Sowerby, Feb 1930 – Dec 2018