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    The Mary Potter Hospice Strawberry Festival is coming!

    The Mary Potter Hospice Strawberry Festival kicks off this November! Strawberries, ice cream, music, and more…..there is an event for everyone! Thank you to our supporters on board so far this year Accent Audio for coordinating all the music Shott for providing the delicious strawberry sauce for free. Moore Wilson’s for providing the spoons, bowls, napkins & more […]

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    Apartments get go ahead

    Mary Potter Hospice is very pleased that it has been given the go-ahead to build an apartment complex in Mein Street, with the proceeds from the rental income to support hospice services into the future.

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  • Door to door fundraising

    Mary Potter Hospice Foundation is a charity that relies on the support of people like you, so we can continue to provide free care to people with life-limiting illnesses and their families. One of the most effective ways we fundraise is through our Regular Giving or “Starlight Circle” programme. Starlight Circle members are supporters who give a set donation every month of the year.

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    Announcing the 2017 Kāpiti Coast Festival – Saturday Nov 18

    The Kāpiti Coast Festival incorporating the Mary Potter Hospice Kāpiti Strawberry Festival 2017 is on! When: Sat November 18 9am–3pm Where: Kāpiti Primary School, Cnr Rimu Rd & Kapiti Rd, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast During November thousands of delicious strawberry sundaes will be sold around the country to raise funds for hospice services. New Zealand hospices […]

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    Research News: Winter 2017

    Research activities continue at Mary Potter Hospice involving both externally and internally based researchers. Currently research is being undertaken into Pasifika peoples’ use of Palliative care services (Pacific meets West in Advancing Palliative Care for Pacific populations) which is led by Dr Sunia Foliaki of Massey University. This and our own internal research project into […]

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    Meet our volunteer Claudia Hatherill

    Q&A What one-liner best describes you? I am a vibrant, mature 20 year old with an enthusiasm for business, events and travel. And you are studying I hear? Yes, I am in my last year of a Commerce degree at Victoria Uni. I am majoring in Marketing and Information Systems. I would like to work […]

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    Mary Potter Hospice apartments update

    Mary Potter Hospice is pleased that it is a step closer to building an apartment complex on Mein Street to help with long term funding of its Hospice operations. Today Wellington City Council has notified the resource consent application to a group of neighbours on Owen and Mein Streets, Newtown. “It is an important project […]

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    2017 Annual Street Appeal result

    We’re so grateful for the amazing support shown by generous Wellingtonians at our Annual Street Collection on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 May. We are delighted to advise that we raised an incredible $84,762 this year. Thank you to everyone who donated and to the 874 volunteers who collected for us, we cannot do this without […]

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    Mural at Mary Potter Hospice Newtown complete

    Sheyne Tuffery, a well-known local artist here in Wellington, has now completed this striking mural on the Mary Potter Hospice Mein Street external wall. The mural recognises Newtown’s long and fascinating history, which the Hospice has been a part of since 1979 when it operated from Calvary Hospital. Sheyne’s design recognises the importance of our […]

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    Porirua Farmers store raises the most to support Mary Potter Hospice

    The Porirua Farmers store raised more than any other Wellington Farmers Department Store in the Tree of Remembrance fundraising before Christmas. The Porirua store raised $18,000 of the $50,642 that was donated to Mary Potter Hospice as part of the Caring Connections in Our Community programme between Farmers and Hospice NZ. Nationally a phenomenal $668,732 […]

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    The Lions pitch in for Mary Potter Community Hospice Kapiti

    The Mary Potter Community Hospice at Kapiti is looking shiny and new after Lions gave the building a fresh coat of paint donated by Resene on Saturday 14 Jan. It began with a major area clean-up a week prior and the Lions armed with loppers, clippers, spades, rakes and brooms filled three big trailers with […]

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    Wellington Farmers stores support Mary Potter Hospice

    Local Wellington Farmers Department Stores have donated $50,642 to Mary Potter Hospice as part of the Caring Connections in Our Community programme between Farmers and Hospice NZ. “This is a major donation for Mary Potter Hospice. We are very grateful for the support from Farmers and its wonderful staff as well as generous customers from […]

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    Mary Potter Hospice Apartments resource consent application accepted by WCC

    Mary Potter Hospice’s resource consent application to build a 39-unit apartment complex to at the back of the Hospice building, on Mein Street in Newtown has been accepted by WCC. The Council is now working through its resource consent process to decide if the application will be notified, and what the timeframe will be. The […]

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    Mary Potter Hospice listens to community

    For immediate release From Mary Potter Hospice Mary Potter Hospice has considered the feedback received from its Newtown neighbours about its proposed apartment complex, and has significantly modified its plans to accommodate residents’ concerns. The Hospice is required to submit its Resource Consent application shortly, and will do so with an amended design for the […]

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    Investing in our future

    Mary Potter Hospice is positioning itself to meet the future demand for its services that it knows it will face as people born in the 1930s -1940s live longer and the ‘baby boomer’ population gets older.

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