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Assisted Dying – End of Life Choice Act

Assisted dying is now legal in New Zealand. This means that a person with a terminal illness, who meets strict eligibility criteria, can request assistance to end their life. We acknowledge and respect an individual’s right to choose and will continue to support hospice patients in our community regardless of their views, values or personal wishes. As an […]

Government-Mandated Vaccinations

On the 19th of October 2021 the government updated the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order to require anyone conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector to be fully vaccinated by the 1st of January 2022. Included in the government’s definition of high-risk work are both regulated professionals and individuals performing non-regulated work. […]

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Massage therapy at Lake Taupo Hospice

Due to current alert level restrictions, we are not able to offer massage therapy to our patients at this time. Massage therapy will recommence at Alert level 1. Thank you for your understanding -Lake Taupo Hospice team.