News - Arohanui Hospice
October 5, 2021

Meet our team: Rachel Fulton-Cameron

September 6, 2021

Meet Our Team: Bridget Verry

September 3, 2021

Meet Our Volunteers: Lorraine Haydock from the Strumpettes

September 1, 2021

Arohanui Hospice forced to cancel Hearts and Homes 2021

August 28, 2021

Meet Our Team: Christine Ironside

August 24, 2021

Memory of volunteer honoured with new car for Hospice

August 24, 2021

How Arohanui’s Community Team Can Help

August 17, 2021

Inspire Net: A local company with a big belief in giving back to the community

August 16, 2021

Hearts and Homes – Save the Date

August 9, 2021

Arohanui Hospice’s veteran fundraiser raffles off his motorbike

August 1, 2021

Meet Our Team: George Dempster

July 30, 2021

The heart & soul of palliative care has not changed

July 28, 2021

New “PassionPeople” appointed to the Arohanui Hospice board

July 11, 2021

Arohanui Hospice: 30 Years and Beyond

June 27, 2021

Suffrage in Stitches – Creative Legacy

June 22, 2021

Meet Our Team: Jill Rolls

June 22, 2021

National Volunteer Week Thank You

June 9, 2021

Meet Our Team: Kate Bird, Director of Clinical Services

Arohanui Hospice’s services are people-focused. Supporting anyone living with any life-limiting illness, Arohanui is available to help them ‘live every moment’ in any way that’s important to them, in any place they call home. Here, Kate Bird, from our clinical […]
May 31, 2021

A Ride To Remember – Fundraising for Arohanui Hospice

If you want to support an organisation, there are many ways to do it. You can donate money, goods or time, but if you think outside the box, anything could potentially make a meaningful contribution. Just ask Ashley Wildbore from Feilding: […]
May 30, 2021

Meet our Volunteers: Georgia Borrie

Arohanui Hospice offers a variety of ongoing volunteer opportunities. For local resident and university student, Georgia Borrie, helping others by volunteering is a normal part of her life. Here, Georgia shares what a day of volunteering looks like, and why […]
May 26, 2021

Discover or donate to make the world a better place

From solid furniture to preloved clothing and retro items, stepping into any Arohanui Hospice store is like entering another world. Browsing the shelves, clothing racks and floor section, you’re bound to find some useful items for your home or wardrobe, along […]
May 26, 2021

Meet Our Team: Julia Mutch, Community Palliative Care Nurse

May 19, 2021

Returning Care and Aroha to our Community.

May 19, 2021

Lorraine Vincent, Chair of Arohanui Hospice, on Celebrating Thirty Years

Thirty years is a long time. It is a lot of volunteering. It is a lot of corporate support. It is a lot of community. It is a lot of candles to fit on a birthday cake. And it all adds […]
May 19, 2021

Celebrating 30 Years of Volunteering

Arohanui Hospice kicked off its 30th anniversary celebrations with a party held specially to thank our volunteers on Saturday 8th May.  Held at Roslyn School Hall, 120 volunteers gathered to celebrate this special occasion with lovely afternoon tea and, of […]
May 19, 2021

Anika’s Story

Arohanui Hospice will always have a special place in my family’s hearts. Almost ten years ago, my dearly loved grandfather, Dr. Anand Srivastava, was diagnosed with prostate cancer which progressed to stomach cancer. He was a strong character who never gave […]
May 17, 2021

What you need to know about Arohanui Hospice – debunking hospice myths

There are many misconceptions and myths associated with Hospice care, including what happens when you are referred to the Hospice, where your care takes place, how care is paid for and what care is provided. Here are some common misconceptions […]
May 15, 2021

Meet Our Team: Mandy Bartosh

Mandy Bartosh is the Manager for Arohanui Hospice Shops – Roslyn. Here, she shares why she’s passionate about giving back, is inspired by Hospice Shop volunteers and loves everything that op shopping is about. After both my parents passed away […]
May 10, 2021

Arohanui Hospice Celebrates 30th Anniversary

2021 marks a huge milestone for Arohanui Hospice – the In Patient Unit opened 30 years ago this month. While celebrations kick off in May, there will be events and celebrations throughout the year starting with an afternoon tea to […]
April 20, 2021

Meet Our Team: Clare Randall

Focussed on nurturing a community of care, Arohanui Hospice’s Chief Executive, Clare Randall, shares what Arohanui means to her. The moment I was introduced to hospice – more than thirty years ago – I felt a strong connection. This bond […]
March 30, 2021

Meet Our 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

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 stores raise $776,607 for NZ hospices

January 7, 2019

Thank you Daphne Sowerby, Feb 1930 – Dec 2018