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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Our November Newsletter

We’re entering a special time of year!  Find out what we are up to through our November Newsletter   Why not get the newsletter straight to your inbox by joining our subscribers list?

Thank You – NZ Drs Orchestra

A big thank you to Peter, Philip, Louise, Paul and Judith from the NZ Drs Orchestra who used their rehersal and concert at the weekend as a fundraiser for Hospice. It was a great concert and raised over $400 from gold coin donations. Thank you More >>

2019 Christmas Baubles – Now On Sale!

Quickly becoming an annual tradition – the latest Hospice Christmas Bauble is now available at the Farmers store on Tuwharetoa Street. This year the story of the bauble features its designer 9yr old Myesha as she comes to terms with the More >>

Annual Public Meeting

This year our Annual Public Meeting will take place on Thursday 29th November at Izard Hospice House.  The meeting will start at 5.15pm. The agenda for the meeting is: Report on the year’s activities Presentation of the financial More >>

International Volunteer Managers Day

Today we’ve taken time out on this International Volunteer Manager’s Day to say thanks to Julie Brunton, our Manager of Volunteer Services, for all the hard work she does in the role.  With over 300 volunteers to look after her days More >>

Read our October Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out now.  You can read it by clicking here   Why not subscribe to our newsletter and get it directly to your inbox.  To subscribe all you need to do is click here!

Good in the Hood 2018

 A big ‘Thank You’ to the team at Z Tauhara and the Taupo community for their generosity during the recent Good in the Hood campaign.  We were the proud recipients of a $1150 donation.  Here Debbie Lomas, Marketing Manager is More >>

Breeanah – braving the cold for Hospice

On the 21st June – the shortest day of the year – Breeanah Tweeddale braved the cold to shave off her hair to raise money for Lake Taupo Hospice.  This is the second fundraising event the Tweeddale kids have done but Bree’s More >>

Hospice Awareness Week

We’ve finalised our events and activities for Hospice Awareness Week – which runs from 14-20th May 2018. Check out all the details by clicking here.

We had an amazing night last week as we celebrated Neighbours Day – BBQ on the Berm. Over 40 of our neighbours turned out for a sausage sizzle, bring a plate and easter egg hunt. There was much chatter and laughter and it was wonderful to More >>