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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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 Taupo and Turangi Hospice Shops are CLOSED at present due to the Covid 19 shutdown

Our Taupo and Turangi Hospice Shops are CLOSED at present due to the Covid 19 shutdown – will keep you posted as and when we are allowed to reopen our stores – stay safe everybody!

Thank you – Thank you!

The Creative Catwalk was an absolutely amazing event this year. It was a sell out show and we were captivated by some truly astounding talent. We thank all of our sponsors, talent and volunteers for such a fantastic event. Without you, we More >>

Fun day at the Race Track

Our patients had a fantastic fun day out at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park thanks to their CEO Tony Walker and Hospice Volunteer Antony Michell Playing by the Hospice motto of “Living every moment” our patients found not just More >>

Welcome to our new CEO

On Monday we formally welcomed Michele Thomas as our new CEO. Michele was formerly an Operations Manager for QE Hospital in Rotorua and comes to us with strong experience in both nursing and healthcare management.  She has also been a member on More >>

August Newsletter – Just released

Hi Everyone – our August newsletter has gone out.  If you haven’t read it yet you can check it out here Why not sign up to get our newsletter direct to your inbox.  It’s easy – just click here

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 >>