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Volcanic Kitchens Cookbook

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We provide free of charge care for people living with a life-limiting illness, as well as their whānau and friends
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Your donation provides care and support for patients and their families in Rotorua.
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What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.
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Join Team Hospice!

26 September 2020

Run any event at the Rotorua Marthon and make your run count.

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Harcourts Dancing for Hospice

2020 Cancelled

• 15 weeks • 10 couples • 1 glamorous show •

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Memorial Service

March 1st 2020

Annual service to remember a loved one who has passed away with Rotorua Hospice

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Hospice Awareness Week

May 18 - 24, 2020

Help us to profile and celebrate the services we provide during Hospice Awareness Week 2020

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Syringe Driver Competency Workshops

For nurses who use syringe drivers in the course of their work

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Palliative Care for Caregivers Training

Key principles, practical knowledge and skills of palliative care for caregivers

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Craigs Investment Partners Hospice Golf Classic

13 November 2020

Tee off for a fun day of golf with prizes,
food & beverages

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The Fundamentals of Palliative Care

Ten learning modules on the fundamentals of palliative care

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Hospice New Zealand Palliative Care Lecture Series

Different topics and speakers on the first Thursday of each month

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Hospice News

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Volcanic Kitchens Cookbook Pre-orders available now

Delicious recipes, local connections.
Pre-orders now available!

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COVID-19 Response Latest Update

Keeping you updated with our response to COVID-19.

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The End of Life Choice Act Referendum

Our organisational position on the End of Life Choice Act.

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Hospice Shop Open for Business

Colourful window displays give a sneak peek, why not pop in and have a look for yourself.

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Grieving & Mental Wellness through COVID-19

Taking care of your mental health is especially important.

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Become a Hospice Hero Today

Support over 120 people living with a life-limiting illness.

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Declutter & Keep for Hospice Shop

Donate things you no longer use. Less is the new more.

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Claim tax credits for donations

You can claim 33.33% of your donations back. Find out how.

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Harcourts Dancing for Hospice 2020 cancelled

2020 event cancelled. Read the full press release here.

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Farmers raises $23,941 for Rotorua Community Hospice

Christmas fundraising campaign a resounding success!

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Hospice Newsletters – Catch up on all our news

Visit our archive to find all our newsletters in one place.

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Volunteer Long Service Awards

Celebrating volunteer service from 5 years right up to 30 years.

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Seeds of Support – Regular Giving programme launched

A community of supporters who make a regular automatic donation.

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Hospice urges Kiwis to talk about death

“We really believe if we could talk about it more, we might all worry a bit less”.

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New Life Biography service launched

Reminiscing about days gone by, helping people tell their stories.

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Five ways to talk to a child about death

“We need to have a national conversation about death and dying”.

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This is Frances’ story

Diagnosed with lung cancer nine years ago and having been with Rotorua Hospice for 18 months, Frances epitomises the hospice way of living every moment in whatever way is important to you.

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Rotorua Community Hospice Stories

Stories of the individuals who have touched our lives.