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November 19,2020

Farmers Trees of Remembrance

Christmas is generally the time of year when we think of people who won't be with us during the festive season - they may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps just can't be with you at this time of year. From 19 November until Christmas Eve everyone who makes a donation to hospice whilst shopping in Farmers will recieve...

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Looking for a Halloween 80's party? We have you covered! Come along to the The Riverhead for a spooky 80's dance party which will sure to bring the thrills and the chills. The amazing band The Back Tracks will be playing all your 80s classics with a halloween twist. It's time to dress to impress! Tickets are $30 (bar snacks included) with proceeds going to H...

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Tune into 7 Sharp tonight to watch a very special segment on 90-year-old Johnny Green, egg cup enthusiast and Hospice supporter with over 10,000 egg cups. He was being surprised here at Hospice House with his newly wrapped ‘Johnny’s Mobile Egg Cup World van’ which is a mobile museum of 1000’s of his egg cups that he will be driving around West Auckland...

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September 30,2020

Spring Raffle

Spring is in the air and it's time to rejuvenate, re-energise and spring into summer! What better way to do this, then to enter into our Spring raffle which has everything you need to help you feel good and make your garden and home sparkle. Our raffle is now being sold in any of one of our 7 Hospice Op Shops across West Auckland. You can find them here   ...

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September 21,2020

Spring Clean for Hospice

With Spring in the air… it’s time to refresh and declutter your home and wardrobe by having a good ole’ Spring Clean for Hospice! Whether you want to free yourself of that vase that you were gifted which is just not you, replace your old furniture with a brand new set, or scaling down on all those glasses in your cupboards, our 7 Hospice stores will find...

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What does it mean to you to be a dad? It means a couple of things. Being there for my kids through thick and thin. Knowing their interests. Trying to understand what they are good at and what will be good for them and their development. To help them succeed and be the best they can be in their area of interest. A good grounding in their values and culture so they can flouris...

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Being a dad is not something you can learn from a book, although you can try. Nothing can prepare you for the overwhelming love, wonder, and lack of sleep that you will experience. When my boy Elijah was born, Lucy and I knew our family was complete. From that very moment I knew that being a dad was by far, the greatest achievement of my life. We were excited to watch him gro...

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Proud to be a Westie ❤️ Join Josh & Team Hospice West to run or walk the Auckland Marathon 2020 for Hospice West Auckland. You can choose to walk or run 5km, 11km, half or full marathon, so no matter your fitness levels there is something for everyone. This is a really fun event to do with a group of friends as well as the Hospice Team! Every step you take and do...

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To our wonderful West Auckland Op Shop supporters, all of our stores are now closed until Monday 17 Aug. To keep up to date with news on our stores, keep an eye on our page for future updates. Thank you for your support and stay safe.

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Dave Brown is one of our volunteers and ‘behind the scenes’ heroes. Not many of us see him, but you may have seen his amazing work in all our shops. Dave’s role is fairly unique. He’s our ‘fixer upperer’, taking unloved chairs and tables, that may need a bit of TLC, turning an item which would not have sold as is, and then turning into so...

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