News & Events

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner marks Privacy Week each year to promote privacy awareness and to inform people of their rights under the Privacy Act. It is also to help educate businesses, organisations and agencies of their responsibilities and obligations with personal information. This year's Privacy Week promotes our 'Privacy is Precious' national awareness campaign ...

02 Nov 2020

Medicines are the most frequently used intervention to improve a person's health and wellbeing. This week is #MedSafetyWeek 2020 with the theme of focusing on 'your report matters'. Encouraging staff and patients to report Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM). While it is hard to predict who will experience an ADR, it is essential t ...

02 Nov 2020

Our next Remembrance Service will be on Sunday 8 November at 2.00 pm at the Hospital Chapel, followed by afternoon tea in the Iona Lounge. This is an important time for bereaved family members to be able to honour their loved ones and acknowledge their grief in a communal way.   Invitations have been sent out, so if you have not received yours yet, please do not hesitate to g ...

16 Oct 2020

The following message was received from Kelly Ellis of Primo: "Primo is proud to continue our support of a growing number of organisations throughout Taranaki with sponsored services.  Having Primo services means you can direct your valuable resources into where they are needed most.   To provide a spotlight on the organisations we support, we have a grand plan for a big wall ...

09 Oct 2020

Here is the first of our new monthly issues of HospiceTalk - a newsletter with coverage for Hospice supporters. click here to download the pdf (only two pages) ...

07 Oct 2020

The 2019/2020 Hospice Taranaki Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 30 November, beginning at 7.30 pm.  It will be held in Te Rangimarie's Yarrow Education Suite.   ...

11 Sep 2020

Hospice NZ and the End of Life Choice Act.  For further information, click here. Hospice NZ - Key concerns.  To see these, click here ...

14 Aug 2020

Thank you so much to the Spotty Dog supporters and players for donating to Hospice  - total raised was $623. This was the home game on Saturday 11th July - where Spotswood United Rugby Football took on Inglewood. Your donations will make a difference to patients and their families/whanau receiving palliative care in our community.      ...

03 Jul 2020

All HospiceShops and our Borrell Ave Warehouse will be reopening with limited hours and days from the week of 18 May onwards.

Waitara from Tuesday 26 May

Waiwhakaiho from Monday 18 May

Westown from Tuesday 19 May

Stratford from Tuesday 19 May

Hawera from Monday 18 May

Warehouse from Monday 18 May

There will be a range of changes in place as part of the Covid19 level 2 government requirements.

Until further notice all donations in North Taranaki are only being accepted at our Warehouse, 19 Borrell Ave, Westown, New Plymouth

14 May 2020

At Level three: 

  • our patients are receiving the very best palliative care
  • patient care is mobile and in the community
  • Te Rangimarie has no patients in the in-patient unit
  • our HospiceShops are all closed
  • we are planning the re-opening of Te Rangimarie
  • we are planning the re-opening of our HospiceShops
29 Apr 2020