Valentines in the Vines
Join us once again for a very special Jazz in the Vines concert, set to grace the Oratia Marketplace on Valentine's Day 2016! Proudly Sponsored by Davis Funerals, guest will enjoy a fantastic lineup of live jazz in the charming surrounds of the Artisan Wines Vineyard, featuring Auckland's own Parisian-chic trio French Toast and the smooth, funky sounds of West Auckl...
Hospice Shop Holiday Opening Hours
This year our Hospice Shop stores around West Auckland close at 4.30pm on Christmas Eve and will re-open again on the 5th of January 2016 at 9.00am. Visit our Op Shops page to find a location near you. For your Op Shop fix during the holidays, don't forget our online trademe store is open 24/7 and if you're after some exceptional deals on clothing, our Hospice...
A Special time for Remembrance
Join us at our free community Remembrance Service this Saturday, open to everyone who would like to share in a special time to remember those who are no longer with us. 4.00pm-5.00pm Saturday 12 December 2015 Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre foyer 595 Te Atatu Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula This non denominational service will provide beautiful uplifting music and dance rec...
It’s time to Light up Hospice
Hospice House is set to shine from this evening until the end of the month. Enjoy an evening stroll or drive past Hospice House to see it beautifully lit up for the Christmas Season, with many thanks to our generous local businesses; Morrisons, Maitland & Associates, Western Gas Ltd, Corban Revell Lawyers, Ritchies, Rothbury Insurance, John Andrew.co.nz, Tasti and Auckla...
Trees of Remembrance
Create a message in memory of a loved one to hang on our special Christmas trees this season. Our Hospice Trees of Remembrance will be positioned at all West Auckland Farmers Department Stores and local shopping areas - look out for them during your Christmas shopping over the next few weeks. You can also shine a special star in memory of a loved one on our virtual Remembran...
Inspired by the iconic “kiwi” Christmas Tree, Michael’s design is in the traditional colours of Christmas, laden with “antipodean holly” symbolising our sense of place. The design also reflects Tivaevae capturing the vibrant beauty and unique design so familiar througout the Pacific. Kowhai is the offical flower of hospice. The desig...
The Henderson Hospice Shop ONE DAY SALE
Don't miss this massive opportunity to grab yourself a bargain while you help to support your local Hospice. On Saturday 28 November from 9.30am-4.30pm the Henderson Hospice Shop is holding a huge half price sale for one day only.
Being held on the same day as the Community Open Day at our neighbouring Living & Learning Centre, the day is set to be packed with fun activities for the whole family. Featuring Spot Prizes, a Raffle, Sausage Sizzle and refreshments plus arts and crafts, music, information stalls and much more - you won't want to miss this spectacular combined event. See you there...
Opening the Doors
The community is warmly invited to Hospice West Auckland’s Community Open Day on Saturday 28 November, 9am–2pm. Held at 206 Swanson Rd Henderson, the open day will showcase some of the wonderful range of services that Hospice West Auckland provides at our ‘Living & Learning Centre’. There will be participative art, volunteering informat...
Craft Out West 2015
Another fantastic year of craft is set to hit West Auckland on the weekend of 7-8 November at the West Wave Recreation Centre. This popular annual event entertains the whole family with a wide range of stalls presenting their wares and all proceeds going to Hospice West Auckland.
Location: West Wave Recreation Centre 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson When: 10.00am - 4.00pm Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 November Entry Tickets: General Admission - $5.00 Children 12 yrs and under - FREE Eftpos available onsite (surcharge applies) Check out the Craft Out West Facebook page to keep posted on the latest updates! See below for a list of stall holders f...
Aileen Coleman Designs Fabric dolls, hand puppets, fairies, clowns and Xmas decorations. Ph: 021 02340146 e: firstname.lastname@example.org Amour Antiques Antique jewellery and collectables Ph: 021 855 673 e: email@example.com Angela’s Aprons ‘Kitchen couture’ aprons, hats from dolls to adults, crocheted rugs and bunting Ph: 021 1115392 e: ...
Don’t Miss the Sale of the Season!
On Sunday 13 September from 9.30am-4.30pm the New Lynn Hospice Shop is holding a massive half price sale for one day only. Don't miss this opportunity to discover New Lynn's greatest Op Shop - with a sausage sizzle, spot prizes and 50% off absolutely EVERYTHING in-store - there'll be plenty of fun and a whole range bargins for all the family. See you there! ...
An Absolutely Fabulous Success
Saturday 1 August saw the Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre literally taken over by the Absolutely Fabulous Fashion Show, in what was a wonderful night of upcycled Fashion, Auctions and Entertainment. The charity fundraiser, which featured designer fashion sourced from donations to the legendary Hospice West Auckland Op Shops, was hosted by celebrity MC Michele A'Cour...
The evening included a bustling 'Designer Clothes Sale' that took place before and after the fashion show, as well as throughout the intermission, where keen shoppers managed to get their hands on key items from the catwalk. Also during the intermission, the crowd were entertained by the lovely sounds of songstress Juliagrace, while they bidded up a storm on a great s...
The stellar efforts of the night led to a total of $40,000 being raised for Hospice West Auckland, which will assist us in providing specialist palliative care and support at no charge to patients and families living with terminal and life-limiting illness. We would like to thank our key sponsor Douglas, event partner BNI and the many business, individuals and volunteers wh...
On Saturday 4 July from 10am the Helensville hospice Shop at 36a Mill Rd, will relaunch with a fresh new look. Over the past few weeks the popular store has been undergoing an inrterior refit and transformation, launching with a fun day for the local community on Saturday 4 July.
There will be a sausage sizzle, raffles, spot prizes and special offers in-store providing plenty of fun and bargins for all the family. See you there!
‘Mother of the Nation’ donates Jacket for Fashion Show
We were recently delighted to receive an extra special donation for our current 'Call for Designer Items' campaign. As featured in this NZ Herald article, Judy Bailey has generously handed over a gorgeous Adrienne Winkelman blazer - one that she wore several times while reading the news for TV One in the late 1990's. The jacket will be among many items fe...
Judy Bailey, Patron of Hospice North Shore is pictured with Barbara Williams, CEO for Hospice West Auckland.
To donate your quality Mens or Womens fashion items of any size, that suit the themes Casual, Corporate, Vintage/Retro or Evening wear, simply call 0508 4 HOSPICE or drop off to our Fashion collection centre at 212 Swanson Rd, Henderson from 8.30-5pm Mon-Fri.
Thank You for Your Support
The Z Energy Good in the Hood campaign has drawn to a close and Hospice West Auckland have come through with the most votes in the West, receiving a grand sum of $7,112 overall. We'd like to say Thank You to everyone who voted for Hospice West Auckland with that simple act of dropping your little orange token into our box during the month of May. In doing so, you are ac...
Call for Designer Items
Our call for Designer Donations is now on! We're grateful to our friend Te Radar who has donated his pair of Levis 501 Shorts to be used eith on the catwalk or in the Designer Clothing Sale at our upcoming Absolutely Fabulous Fashion Show. Read what he had to say about why he's chosen to donate his shorts to our Absolutely Fabulous Fashion Show below or check out...
Fashion Show Tickets Now on Sale
We are super excited to announce that tickets for our Absolutely Fabulous Fashion Show have just gone on sale. With wonderful support from our event partners BNI NZ and key sponsor Douglas, it's going to be faaaabulous sweetie darling! The evening of Saturday 1 August is set to impress; with guest MC the unimitable Michele A'Court and featuring a celebrity catwalk...
A Patient Shares her Perspective
Spreading the word about what Hospice really is makes such a difference to how we are percieved in the community. We are so grateful to our lovely patient Virginia Budd who agreed to talk to the Western Leader about her journey during Hospice Awareness Week last Friday. Sharing stories and dispelling the myths about Hospice is another little way that helps us everyday.
Shorts for Hospice Day 2015
A fantastic display of SHORTS were out on the streets today in support of a great cause. It was great to see so many staff from West Auckland businesses proudly wearing their favourite pair, braving the the chilly winter season to help us share the sentiment; Life is Short - Live Every Moment! With each business or staff member contributig a donation to Hospice West Auckl...
Not the type to pass up a challenge, representatives from our Social Care, Administration, Fundraising & Marketing, Retail and Health Care teams don their liveliest pair to help spread the awareness on Shorts for Hospice Day.
Hospice Awareness Week 2015
Friends and families, this week is Hospice Awareness Week. A time a time to acknowledge and celebrate the great services that our local Hospices provide their communities, a time to share experiences and demystify the perceptions of what Hospice really is, and a time to reach out and support your local Hospice in whatever way you can. Hospice that provides care and supp...
Good in the Hood is Back
We’re excited to be one of the four groups being supported through each of the Good in the Hood at the Z stations in Te Atatu, Glen Eden, Massey North, New Lynn and Riverhead. That means we’ll get a share of $4,000 from each branch - how much depends on how many votes we get - so get in there Westies and give us your vote! Cheers Z Energy.
Win a Gift for Mum
Win your Mum a special gift for Mother's Day this Sunday! Follow these steps to get your hands on one of four gorgeous Clinique 'Tracey Reese' Gift sets! Simply pop in to any of our four Hospice West Auckland Op Shops before Mother's Day Make a purchase from the store Say the secret words: "I love Mum" at the checkout and you could win!...
A Fabulous Day on the Green
A fabulous time was had on the green yesterday at the annual Corban Revell Lawyers Hospice West Auckland Charity Golf Tournament, proudly supported by BNZ. A huge thank you to Redwood Park golf course, all our players, supporters & volunteers. Wonderful so see so many out there enjoying such a stunning day and 'Living Every Moment'!
Life is Short - Wear Shorts for Hospice
We are excited to share news about a very special day coming up this month during Hospice Awareness Week; Hospice West Auckland's inaugural "Shorts for Hospice" Day on Friday 22nd May. Staff from our Social Care and Community Nursing Team got into the spirit for an article in the Western Leader and we'd love to see West Auckland follow suit in a show of su...
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Poppies for Peace
We spent a lovely morning installing around 500 poppies outside our Living & Learning Centre and Henderson Super Store in preparation for ANZAC Day today. If you're in the neighbourhood on Swanson Rd, come along and take a look! Each poppy was handmade by our lovely Hospice volunteers as symbol of remembrance and honour, and to promote global peace. We are delighted t...
Free Brass Band Concert
The Kumeu Vintage and Senior Brass Bands are holding a combined free charity concert this coming weekend. The Kumeu Community Hall on April 19 at 2.00pm. A treasure to be seen, heard and enjoyed, the concert will feature the Kumeu Vintage Brass Band, Senior Brass Band and The Evolution Band. The event will include a collection with all proceeds going towards Ho...
Race for Life
Last Tuesday a few of our patients spent an exhilarating day attending the Race for Life event at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park Race for Life is an awesome initiative that began at Mercy Hospice a few years ago, and has since branched out to become an independent event. Inviting a few patients from each of the Auckland Hospices to get out on the Hampton Downs Race track for...
The Great Auckland Bed Race
BNI Waitakere (Business Network International) put in a great effort raising money in support of Hospice West Auckland on 22 March at The Great Auckland Bed Race. This year the event was held centrally in the Auckland Domain with BNI working really hard against strong competition coming in 9th out of 16 teams with a time of 00:17:45. Raising close to $3,500, we are very gra...
Best Dressed Booth Competition
Gather a group together and come in your jazz themed finery. Come in time (from 2.45pm) to decorate your covered booth (table and chairs provided) and dazzle our guest judge with your themed Booth dressing and you could be the lucky winner of some fabulous prizes on the day. Secure your booth tickets today from iTICKET.
Jazz For A Cause
Nairobi Trio and Leza Corban perform for Hospice New venue for popular annual charity concert Promising an entertaining and relaxing afternoon of music, food and wine, Hospice West Auckland will present their annual fundraising concert Jazz in the Vines in Oratia next month. The event features performances by top New Zealand musicians The Nairobi Trio and Leza Corban...