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About us

Caring for people and families

We’re with you wherever you are, providing care that’s always there.

Mary Potter Hospice has a proud history of care, compassion and commitment to the people of Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti. We have supported people with life-limiting illnesses and their families or whānau for over 40 years, in the way they want, where they want.

Our history

For over 40 years, Mary Potter Hospice has provided specialist free-of-charge palliative care services for the people of Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti. Read more

Our values

The values of the Venerable Mary Potter and the vision of Dame Cicely Saunders are deeply held by Mary Potter Hospice staff and volunteers. Read more

Our Executive Team

Our Executive Team run the day-to-day tasks of managing the organisation. Read more


The Mary Potter Hospice Foundation’s Board of Trustees provides governance for the Hospice on behalf of the people we serve. Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that dealing with a life-limiting illness can be stressful and you may have a number of questions about Mary Potter Hospice and the care we provide. Read more

Our views on the End of Life Choice Act

This position statement has had deep and wide reflection from our organisation including staff, volunteers and the Board. Read more

Forever Foundation

You can leave a lasting legacy to the Hospice with a gift to the Forever Foundation. Read more

Mary Potter Apartments

Mary Potter Hospice is building an apartment complex adjacent to the Hospice building in Newtown. Read more