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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What is Farming for Hospice?

Farming for Hospice is a great way for anyone who works on the land – whether with animals, crops or horticulture – whether from a big enterprise or a small holding – to help us raise the funds we need to support those in our community who have life limiting conditions and their families.

This contribution makes a significant difference to our ability to run our community based hospice.


How it works

1/Selling animals or produce

Lake Taupo Hospice will be the recipient of the sale of any farm animal or produce eg: cattle, cull cows, calves, sheep, lamb, pigs, deer, crops or hay that you may wish to donate the sale proceeds of to Hospice. Any contribution will make a significant difference towards the operational commitments of running our community based Hospice.

Cull cows and 4-day calves

As dairy farmers cull cows and bobby calves, they can also play a part in the Farming for Hospice programme.  Proceeds from the sale of these can be directed straight to Lake Taupo Hospice after processing by meat companies.

Sheep, lamb, deer, pigs, crops, hay

Lake Taupo Hospice invites farmers and lifestyle block holders to contribute to Farming for Hospice by donating a share of proceeds when they sell their animals or produce.

2/Donation to Hospice

Alternatively if you prefer to make a Donation to Hospice, in lieu of selling animals or produce, then we welcome that too. We can invoice you for a donation to the value of …




It’s easy

To participate in our Farming for Hospice programme please either email us at info@laketaupohospice.co.nz or phone 07 – 3774252 and ask for the Fundraising Manager.



Who can get involved?

Any farmer in the wider Lake Taupo district can be involved.  Please talk to us today about how you would like to support and become part of the Farming for Hospice programme.  By becoming part of Farming for Hospice today, you can help us to continue to provide our quality palliative care and support to hundreds of patients and their families.

The difference you make is truly appreciated – we welcome all enquiries.



Thank you – the recognition

We want to acknowledge your support with your agreement.  There are a range of ways we would like to do this.

  • Thank you publicly and in person during our annual farming supporters function, with your approval
  • Tell your farming story on our website
  • Have regular posts on our Facebook page, and in our newsletters highlighting the contribution you are making to our success
  • Offer you personal invitations to any other Hospice functions that we are holding.



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We look forward to welcoming you into the Farming for Hospice programme!  Thank you for the amazing contribution you will make to ensuring our patients and their families can live every moment.

If you want to know more please phone the Fundraising Manager on 07-3774252, or  email to info@laketaupohospice.co.nz or click on the ‘Tell me more!’ link below and we will contact you shortly.

If you are ready to sign up then click on the ‘Sign me up! link below.