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

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Contact Lake Taupo Hospice

Patient/family enquiries welcome; volunteers needed

Our postal address is:

PO Box 950, Taupo 3551, New Zealand


Hospice House is the hub for administration, clinical services and our Tuesday Club:

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, 29 Huka Falls Road, Taupo

Phone: 07 377 4252
Fax: 07 377 4253

Email: info@laketaupohospice.co.nz


Clinical Services

Caren Barnett: 07 377 4252



Palliative Care Education

Jānine Colpman-King: 07 377 4252



Volunteer Services

Julie Brunton 07 377 2154



Fundraising and Promotion

Please call 07 377 4252



Hospice Shop ( Taupo and Turangi)

Taupo shop direct line: 07-377 3493 (10am-4pm Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun) Closed Public Holidays.

Turangi Shop direct line: 07-386 8940  (10am -4pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, Fri Sat) Closed Sundays & Public Holidays.




Debra Ridgway: 07 377 4252



Lake Taupo Hospice Trust

Chairman : Alan Vane



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