We hold a variety of events throughout the year, some are organised by ourselves and some by members of the community

Below is a list of upcoming events. If you’re planning on holding an event for us, let us know so we can help promote your event too. Contact Phillip Harris by email, or call 04 381 0191.


Newtown Festival – Newtown, Sunday 3 March


Wellington Better Home & Living Show – Westpac Stadium, Friday 12 – Sunday 14 May

Hospice Awareness Week – Monday 15 to Sunday 21 May

Annual Appeal and Street Collection – Wellington region wide, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 May


National Volunteer Week, 18 – 24 June




Include a Charity week, 16 – 22 October


Kapiti Coast Festival incorporating the Mary Potter Hospice Kapiti Strawberry Festival 2017 – Saturday 18 November

Midland Park Hospice Strawberry Festival – Wednesday 22 November

Porirua Hospice Strawberry Festival – Saturday 25 November

Farmers Tree of Remembrance – 20 November – 24 December


Kapiti Food Fair – Mazengarb Reserve, Paraparaumu – Saturday 2 December

Christmas Gift Wrapping – Cuba Street and Lambton Quay, 9 to 24 December

Farmers Tree of Remembrance – 20 November – 24 December

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Upcoming events:


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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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  • 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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    SOLD OUT! Movie Fundraiser – Victoria & Abdul

    Wellington North Lions Club are delighted to announce their movie fundraiser Victoria and Abdul in support of Mary Potter Hospice. Thanks so much for your support – tickets for this event have sold out! The movie is based on the true story of the friendship between Queen Victoria (played by Dame Judi Dench) and a […]

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    2017/18 Entertainment™ Book – special offer

    For a limited time, when you purchase an Entertainment Membership from us, receive BONUS 2x EVENT Cinema eVouchers plus free delivery! Perhaps that great ‘little something’ for Dad this Father’s Day?   For every 2017/18 Entertainment Membership sold Mary Potter Hospice will receive $13 with funds this year going towards a new Hospice car which will […]

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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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    Upcoming Masterclass: Pain & Symptom Management – 24 August

    This Masterclass is designed for health professionals working with palliative patients and family/whānau. It is to be led by Dr Brian Ensor, Director Palliative Care in collaboration with Mary Potter staff and our partners across the health sector. We will use a case based learning model to look at the management of common symptoms in […]

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    Order your 2017/18 Entertainment™ Book

    For every book and digital membership sold, Mary Potter Hospice receives $12 to put towards our valuable services. Entertainment™ Memberships are only $60. Order your one online at

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