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Celebrating our CEO

Mary Schumacher recognised with New Years’ Honour

We had some wonderful news to ring in the New Year with our CEO, Mary Schumacher awarded an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to palliative care. Find out more here.


Conference 2020: Call for Abstracts

One week till close off

Mar 2020: There is just one week until the call for abstracts for Conference 2020 will close. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your work or research to your colleagues from around New Zealand and the world. Find out more here.


Farmers total announcement 2019

Thank you Farmers and all your customers

Jan 2020: Once again hospice services are overwhelmed and humbled by the support from Farmers Department Stores and their customers in the lead up till Christmas. Over $759,000 was donated – find out how each hospice benefitted here.


Recipients of Hospice NZ Grant Programme 2019

Thank you, The Harcourts Foundation

Nov 2019: More than $64,000 has been donated to hospice services throughout the country in the third year of the Harcourts Foundation funded Hospice NZ Grants Programme. Find out the hospices who benefitted in 2019 here.


Standards of Palliative Care in action

Rotorua Hospice’s Bereavement Programme

Nov 2019: Recently Hospice NZ released the fourth edition of the Hospice NZ Standards for Palliative Care (2019). Discover how the team at Rotorua Community Hospice are using the Standards to develop and extend their services in the local community here.


Hospice NZ Networks

Feedback from our workshops 

Oct 2019: Each year, Hospice NZ brings together groups of hospice professionals from around the country for our annual networking workshops. Read snippets of the feedback we received in 2019 here. Our sincere thanks to Pub Charity for their support.

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