About Hospice

Hospice is a philosophy of care which extends beyond the physical needs of a person to their emotional, social and spiritual needs and those of their family.

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Events

Keep up to date with our many events and fundraising initiatives – we’d love to you see you there!

 

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Health Professionals

Our palliative care services provide specialist and compassionate nursing care at home for people in our community.

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Volunteers

We love volunteers! Find out how you can get involved by becoming a hospice volunteer.

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Thanks for being awesome!

As part of National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 we have been profiling the work of some of our fabulous volunteers. To wrap up an amazing week, today we share some the comments we have received from members of the Taupo community about our More >>

Championing our wonderful volunteers

As part of National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 we are profiling the work of some of our amazing volunteers. Today meet the Turangi Shop Team The most public face of Lake Taupo Hospice is no doubt the amazing teams of volunteers who work in our two More >>

Championing our wonderful volunteers – Adrienne

As part of National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 we are profiling some of our wonderful volunteers and the work that they do. Today – meet Adrienne (Volunteering 10 years) Adrienne coordinates a group of unusual volunteers for Lake Taupo Hospice More >>

Championing our wonderful volunteers – Terry

As part of National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 we are profiling some of our wonderful volunteers and the work that they do. Today – meet Terry (Volunteering 1 year) After having retired early, Terry was keen to be involved in a cause that he felt More >>

Championing our wonderful volunteers – Merril

As part of National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 we are profiling the work of some of our wonderful volunteers. Today – meet Merril (Volunteering 19 years) With over 19 years as a volunteer for Lake Taupo Hospice, Merril has seen it grow from More >>

Championing our wonderful volunteers – Alba

As part of National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 we are profiling some of our wonderful volunteers and the work that they do. Today – meet Alba (Volunteering 9 months) This outgoing, talkative and passionate Brazilian is always keen for new More >>

We’re gearing up for National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

June 18th to 24th is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Here at Lake Taupo Hospice we have over 250 volunteers working across 37 different roles from patient centred, public facing or behind the scenes activity. Donating over 23,000 hours of More >>

You’re never too young to volunteer!

Madison, the granddaughter of hospice volunteer Tony, getting some experience packaging up Trade Me parcels on a recent visit to her granddads.  Tony manages our Trade Me account which sells items on behalf of Lake Taupo Hospice.  Madison More >>

We’ve gone electric!

‘Hospice Hero’ Steve Greenwood and the team from Central Motor Group delivered their newest donation to Lake Taupo Hospice in the form of a Nissan ‘Leaf’ – the latest in electric car technology. This latest vehicle continues a long More >>

Shout Out to Tauhara College Rugby 1st XV

A huge THANK YOU to members of the Tauhara College 1st XV rugby team who used helping us tidy up the grounds at Hospice House as a fundraising activity for their upcoming trip to South Africa. It was hot, physical and dusty work but they stuck More >>