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10 – A Celebration of Royal Tastes

10 – A Celebration of Royal TastesWe cordially invite you to attend "10 - a celebration of royal tastes", in this the year of the Queen's 60th Diamond Jubilee. Click here to view the invitation. If you would like to book tickets you can do so by clicking here

HOSPICE AWARENESS WEEK 14 – 20 MAY

2012 Awareness WeekYou can help us to help fellow Aucklanders this Awareness Week... » Read more

Gardeners open gates for Hospice

Gardeners open gates for HospiceIf you fancy the thought of strolling around other people's gardens on a summer's day, take note of the dates of the Heroic Garden Festival on February 18 and 19.
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'Take Friday Off' Golf Day

Take Friday OffThis not-to-be-missed event returns on Friday February 17th to provide businesses with the opportunity to round up friends and colleagues to hit a few rounds of golf for a worthy cause.
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Remembrance Trees at Christmas

Remembrance Trees at ChristmasThanks to your amazing support our Christmas Remembrance Trees raised over $52,000 for Mercy Hospice Auckland ...
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Thanks for making the 2011 Strawberry Festival the biggest success yet!

Angel_2011We're pleased to announce that we raised $25,000 which will go a long way to helping Mercy Hospice provide services at no cost to Auckland patients and their families... » Read more

Our Strawberry Angels are a sweet stocking filler

Angel_2011Stuck for that last minute Christmas gift? Farmers St Lukes, Newmarket and Queen Street stores are selling our gorgeous collectable 2011 Strawberry Angel decorations. They are also available to buy at our Mercy Hospice shops. Pop in and purchase one before they’ve all gone!...

TV judge gives the gift of Gucci

Colin Mathura-JeffreeNew Zealand's Next Top Model judge Colin Mathura-Jeffree donates his Gucci shirt to an Auckland hospice shop to raise funds for the national 'Give It Up for Hospice' campaign ... » Read more

Celebrities serve up a charitable feast

Strawberry Festival Celebrities have been serving up a strawberry feast in the hope Aucklanders will indulge for a good cause. Sara Tetro, Alison Mau, Mike McRoberts, Annabelle White, Kathryn Wilson, Carly Flynn and mayor Len Brown were some of the well-known faces hoping to raise awareness as part of Mercy Hospice Auckland's charity drive at Queen Elizabeth Square in Britomart  ... » Read more

A Berry Nice Festival for Hospice

Strawberry Festival A super sweet extravaganza will brighten up downtown Auckland on November 9 when Mercy Hospice Auckland holds its annual Strawberry Festival ...
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Your designer wardrobe is in the bag

Give It up Hospice stores are calling on people to "give it up" to raise funds for hospice services. The Give It Up campaign's first phase starts on Monday and asks people to donate used designer clothing to be resold at hospice stores around New Zealand....
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Shock Diagnosis

Volunteer's LifelinePhilippa Mills waited 33 years to meet the love of her life, but illness snached away her chance to build a future with him... » Read more

Strawberry Festival 2011

Volunteer's LifelineCelebrate the arrival of the strawberry season and support Mercy Hospice Auckland at the Hospice Strawberry Festival on Wednesday 9 November... » Read more

Hospice Shops website live

Volunteer's LifelineA new website has been launched to promote the work of the Mercy Hospice Shops. The site provides information on donating goods and volunteering, and makes it easier for customers to locate and contact the stores. Visit the site at http://www.hospiceshops.org.nz

Volunteers Vital Lifeline to Mercy Hospice

10, A celebration of Tastes turns 5Volunteer Awareness Week may be just around the corner, but Mercy Hospice Auckland already knows the value of its fantastic volunteers.
Julie Reid, Mercy Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, believes volunteers are fundamental to the running of their hospice shops.... » Read more

We see a Tea Party at your place

HAW-th.jpgHost a Mercy Hospice Auckland Tea Party at work or at home. By holding your own Tea Party with colleagues, friends or family you can share in a moment of reflection, comfort and celebration, while helping us raise the funds to continue proving free hospice care to our community... » Read more

10, A celebration of Tastes turns 5

10, A celebration of Tastes turns 5Yet another fabulous Mercy Hospice ‘10’ luncheon was held at Hotel Pullman. This year, being the fifth anniversary continued to be about celebrating life through the enjoyment of excellent food and wine provided by 11 Auckland restaurants and 12 New Zealand wineries. ... » Read more

A big THANK YOU to our street collectors

A big THANK YOU to our street collectorsThank you to our team of amazing volunteers who helped us during our Street Collection on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st May to shake a bucket outside supermarkets, malls and on the streets of Auckland. We're delighted to announce that the collection raised $36,500! Thank you to all our wonderful supporters for helping us achieve this fantastic result ... » Read more

Rugby veteran tackles hospice myths

Volunteer's LifelineWhen former All Black Alan Whetton's mother was dying of cancer last year, the last place she wanted to be was in a hospice ... » Read more

Volunteer's lifeline

Volunteer's LifelineVolunteering at the Ponsonby Hospice Shop is just the lifeline stroke survivor Sonia Scott needed. The Sandringham resident suffered a brain haemorrhage about two years ago after weeks of headaches ... » Read more

Volunteers Vital Lifeline to Mercy Hospice – 19 June 2011

Hospice Awareness Week Volunteer Awareness Week may be just around the corner, but Mercy Hospice Auckland already knows the value of its fantastic volunteers. Julie Reid, Mercy Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, believes volunteers are fundamental to the running of their hospice shops. ... » Read more

Hospice Awareness Week 16 – 22 May 2011

Hospice Awareness Week Hospice Awareness Week is our most significant opportunity to increase public awareness about hospice care as well as raising vital funds. We need to raise $6,000 a day so that we can continue to provide our services to the community free of charge. See how you can help... » Read more

Dying Dad's Last Wish

Dying Dad's Last WishWe thank 'Woman's Day', for allowing us to display this article from their 28 March 2011 edition & David Ruddle, a Mercy Hospice Auckland patient, for sharing his story... » Read more

FAB Raffle Results - Drawn under Police Supervision on 08/04/2011

fundraising at its bestThank you very much to all our supporters who purchased a ticket in our FAB Raffle. Over $7,000 was raised, which will go directly towards looking after Mercy Hospice Auckland patients, and their families. Congratulations to the following people who had winning tickets.» See full details of your prizes here

Take Friday Off - get ready for Ponsonby's greatest party

fundraising at its best Harcourts Ponsonby, along with Ponsonby News, are hosting a charity golf event called 'Take Friday Off' for Mercy Hospice Auckland, which will stylishly combine sport, with fashion and fine dining, in a way that only Ponsonby can... » Read more

Going the distance for Mercy

fundraising at its best Mark Colthart and Gerald Waters are both running the Tarawera Ultra-Marathon - a 100km run of mostly off-road tracks - and top it off they are using the event as a catalyst to fundraise for Mercy Hospice... » Read more

That's f.a.b. Raffle (fundraising at its best)

fundraising at its best Mercy Hospice Auckland has just released tickets for a f.a.b. raffle. There are 10 great prizes up for grabs - limited to 500 tickets, there are great odds for you to win something... » Read more

Lawyers Back Inaugural Hospice Make A Will Week

Auckland law firms have responded in droves, to Mercy Hospice Auckland's request to assist them with a new initiative that aims to educate the public of the importance of having an up to date and accurate will... » Read more


Thank you for supporting our Christmas Remembrance Trees

Thank you for supporting our Christmas Remembrance Trees Thanks to your amazing support our Christmas Remembrance Trees raised over $40,000 for Mercy Hospice Auckland... » Read more


Heroic Garden Festival support blooms for Hospices of Auckland

Heroic Garden Festival support blooms for Hospices of Auckland The Heroic Gardens Festival is Auckland's biggest, most popular and only region-wide exhibition of privately owned gardens. This year's festival will be held on the weekend of 5th-6th March 2011... » Read more


Lawyers Needed to Get Behind Free Will Week

Auckland law firms are being asked to put their hands up to partner with Mercy Hospice in a new initiative that aims to educate the public of the importance of having an up to date and accurate will. Backed by the Auckland District Law Society the initiative involves local solicitors volunteering their will writing services to form a simple will... » Read more


Christmas Remembrance Trees

Pohutukawa flowers adorn Hospice Christmas tree A special thank you to everyone who has stopped at a Mercy Hospice Auckland Christmas Tree and written a message on a bauble for a loved one. There are some very touching messages on the trees which are located at Westfield 277, Westfield St Lukes, Eastridge and Royal Oak Mall... » Read more

Pohutukawa flowers adorn Hospice Christmas tree

Pohutukawa flowers adorn Hospice Christmas tree As you walk into our hospice on College Hill you can't help but sense that Christmas is a special celebration here. Our very kiwi Christmas tree, which graces our foyer, is adorned with Pohutukawa flowers... » Read more

House of Travel Parnell host cruisey luncheon for Hospice

House of Travel Parnell host cruisey luncheon for Hospice A huge thank you is extended to House of Travel Parnell who, in conjunction with Wisanow (a women's lifestyle website), hosted a luncheon for nine lucky winners on the cruise liner Rhapsody of the Seas... » Read more

Mercy Hospice ranks amongst best places to work

Mercy Hospice ranks amongst best places to work Mercy Hospice Auckland was named the fourth best small to medium organisation to work for in New Zealand at the JRA Best Workplaces Awards ceremony... » Read more

Past, present and future art project continues to grow at Mercy Hospice Auckland

It was early 2009 that we started working with Bob Steiner to develop the Past, Present and Future tiles to be displayed in the courtyard at the hospice. Ever since, we have regularly witnessed the comfort and value that sponsoring a tile has provided for families and friends. ... » Read more

Seasons Greetings from our Six Shops

Seasons Greetings from our Six Shops Christmas has come early at the Mercy Hospice Shops. On Wednesday November 10, our six shops will be hosting a combined late night Christmas Extravaganza at the Ellerslie Hospice Shop located at 188 Ladies Mile, Ellerslie Town Centre... » Read more

Father's Day Event Cancelled

Due to the part closure of the Auckland motorway this weekend, we regret in inform that the Father's Day Remembrance Event has been cancelled. We'll keep you posted on upcoming Remembrance Events.

We know you love cake!

We know you love cake! How do we know you love cake? Because over the last 13 years people from far and wide have repeatedly ordered (and eaten) over 7,000 New Zealand Christmas Cake Company cakes and puddings from Mercy Hospice Auckland... » Read more

Mercy Hospice Tennis Tournament, November 12th

Mercy Hospice Tennis Tournament Preparations for the Mercy Hospice Auckland Tennis Tournament are well underway with a fun-filled day planned at The Pompallier Lawn Tennis Club and The Herne Bay Rackets Club on November 12th... » Read more

Together We Can Help Stuart Reach His Goal

Together We Can Help Stuart Reach His Goal Stuart Anderson has two goals for his Coast to Coast challenge - to complete the gruelling multi-sport event and to raise $5000 to go towards the care of his Aunty Min, who is an inspirational patient of Mercy Hospice Auckland...
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Free Public Lecture with Professor the Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, September 27th - CANCELLED

Free Public Lecture with Professor the Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Professor Rod Macleod from the University of Auckland will be having "A Conversation with the Baroness on End of Life Care and Advanced Care Planning"... » Read more

PSIS - Keeping it local

PSIS - Keeping it local For the second year running PSIS continues to support Mercy Hospice Auckland through their local supporter campaign. From June 21 to August 26 when customers take out any 'local supporter products'... » Read more

Food, wine and friendship provides the recipe for success

Food, wine and friendship provides the recipe for success A fabulous lunch was enjoyed by over 400 people at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom on June 20, at Mercy Hospice Auckland's annual degustation event, 10 - A Celebration of Tastes... » Read more

Mercy Hospice Auckland benefactors of TACT Antique Fair

If you're an admirer of quality antique and retro goods you won't want to miss The Antique Fairs Charitable Trust (TACT) 2010 Antique Fair taking place at the Logan Campbell Centre on July 17 and 18. » Read more

Hospice Bride: Don't be sad, we're not

Hospice Bride: Don't be sad, we're not There are people who astound you with their ability to remain positive through the worst. Rebecca Mahan and her husband Andrew Wilson are two of those people...
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Host a Tea Party and you could be a winner

Host a Tea Party and you could be a winner Host a Tea Party for Mercy Hospice Auckland during May or June and you could win a Bob Steiner tea pot and cup and saucer set valued over $320... » Read more


Corporate support has Saks appeal for hospice

The Saks Appeal Shout yourself some fabulous clothing from Saks Newmarket on July 1 from 2pm to 7pm and 10% from your purchase will be donated to Mercy Hospice Auckland... » Read more

Cancer's deadly reality faced with love

Cancer's deadly reality faced with love Robyn Johnson died in March after a three-year battle with cancer. Adrian Blackburn cared for her. This is his account of their journey... » Read more

Hospices: places of refuge and care

Hospices: places of refuge and care Hospice. The word itself seems to create fear. "He's gone into the hospice. Well, that's it for him." It's a fear that builds on apprehension. Death is best unacknowledged. Let's try to ignore it... » Read more

Gather your foodie friends and join us at Auckland's premier food and wine event, 10 - A Celebration of Tastes. - SOLD OUT

10 - A Celebration of Tastes Sample a variety of delectable dishes from 10 of Auckland’s finest restaurants, all under one roof, each of which has been carefully matched with wines from a selection of New Zealand’s finest wineries... » Read more

Hospice Awareness Week May 17-23

Hospice Awareness Week Hospice Awareness Week is our most significant opportunity to tell you what we need and how you can help. A donation from you will assist us to reach $5000 a day needed to do our job... » Read more

The Garden Party 2010

The Garden Party 2010 The early autumn sun shone warm for the second Mercy Hospice Auckland Garden Party at Florence Court on 24 March. The day by all accounts was a great success with ladies and gentlemen... » Read more

Round the Bays

Round the bays Over 50 people pounded the pavement on March 14 for Mercy Hospice at Round the Bays. The day started out a little ominous with a heavy rain shower and gusts of wind that almost blew our Marquee away... » Read more

Mercy Hospice Auckland gets grant from The Harcourts Foundation

Mercy Hospice Auckland gets grant from The Harcourts Foundation Mercy Hospice Auckland has received a grant from The Harcourts Foundation to enable it to purchase a specialised piece of nursing equipment. The hospice, which provides a range of free palliative care and hospice services...
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Donny Trust Programme - A Career of Great Rewards

Donny Trust Programme – A Career of Great Rewards For Fiona Gardiner, the third recipient of the Donny Trust Palliative Care Nurse Specialist Training Post, a career in palliative nursing is a career of great rewards....
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Get your running shoes on for hospice

Round the BaysWould you be interested in taking part in Round the Bays on Sunday 14th March for Mercy Hospice this year? The run is 8.4km along the waterfront and is a great opportunity for us raise awareness of hospice. Sponsor the team by visiting www.fundraiseonline.co.nz/TeamMercy2010
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Heroic Gardens Festival

Heroic Gardens FestivalThe Heroic Gardens Festival has chosen the hospices of the Auckland region as the beneficiaries of this fabulous two day garden festival for a second year running. You can purchase your tickets through Mercy Hospice.
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Remembrance Trees – A Real Success Story

Remembrance TreesThank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and sponsors for supporting Mercy Hospice’s Remembrance Tree 2009 campaign which raised $37,754.
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Team Mercy conquer the New York Marathon

Team Mercy conquer the New York MarathonAll 13 Mercy Hospice Auckland New York Marathon Runners made it to the finish line on 1st November. The team all ran as a tribute to loved ones and raised an outstanding $76,000 which will be used to support hospice staff training. See some of the team on Close Up just before flying out to New York. » Watch video

Shakespeare's Special Touch

Shakespeare Mercy Hospice in Auckland has a new volunteer. Its latest recruit is Shakespeare, a two-and-a-half-year-old apricot Labradoodle whose main task is to make patients smile. » Read more

Josh from TV3 Sunrise gets into the Christmas spirit

Josh from TV3 Sunrise gets into the Christmas spirit Josh interviews Jan Nichols and volunteer Maureen Armstrong at The Langham about Mercy Hospice Auckland’s annual Remembrance Trees. » Watch video

Xmas Cakes Help Hospice

Xmas Cakes Help Hospice Christmas may still be weeks away but now is the time to order cakes that taste good and help hospice. That's the message from Mercy Hospice and the Great New Zealand Christmas Cake Company. » Read more

Buy a strawberry and help hospice

Myths and truths about hospices Tim Hurley from Mercy Hospice Auckland joins Breakfast TV to explain how you can help raise money for them an what the money will do. » Click here to watch the video


Lana Coc-Kroft's Secret Heartbreak

Lana Coc-Kroft's Secret Heartbreak The star opens up about her grief over her father’s death (story credited to Woman’s Day). » Read more

It's a New York marathon effort for Team Mercy

Remembrance Tiles Team Mercy are running the New York Marathon on 1st November 2009 for hospice. Please make a donation by visiting www.fundraiseonline.co.nz/TeamMercyNY.
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Mark Colthart's Mission for Mercy

Mark Colthart Auckland barrister Mark Colthart is running in this year's Auckland Marathon on November the 1st raising funds for Mercy Hospice Auckland. To support Mark and Mercy Hospice visit http://www.fundraiseonline.co.nz/MarkColthart/
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Caring for the Carers

Caring for the Carers With death and dying at the centre of every day’s work, it takes a special kind of person to work at Auckland Mercy Hospice. Jackie Brown-Haysom learns that by putting staff first, everyone benefits. » Read more

Hitting out For A Good Cause

Pat McKenzie Memorial Tennis Tournament A bright sunny day, 54 tennis players, gourmet lunch, raffles and prizes created a fundraising recipe for success for Mercy Hospice Auckland. The inaugural Pat McKenzie Memorial Tennis Tournament took place on Friday 4th September. » Read more

Hospice Awareness Week - a collective effort!

Awareness Week 2009 Hospice Awareness Week has raised over $67,000 with the street collection bringing in $39,500 and the envelope appeal over $12,000. » Read more

"10" A Celebration of Tastes 2009

10 A Celebration of Tastes 2009 On Sunday 7 June over 400 foodies and wine lovers attended Mercy Hospice Auckland’s annual 'Degustation Brunch' at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. » Read more

Living Every Moment

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Creative for a cause

Margaret Wilson Canon are giving us the chance to win $25,000. All we need is your vote!
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Hospice Awareness Week highlights true meaning of friendship

Cambell Live image In many ways life has sped up for the patients of Mercy Hospice in Auckland...
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Clearing up confusion over the role of hospices

Breakfast TV It's Hospice Awareness Week and Hospice NZ Chief Executive Mary Schumacher and teenage patient David te Maipi try to clear up the confusion about the role of hospice.
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Hospice Awareness Week, May 11th - 17th

Hospice Awareness Week Mercy Hospice Auckland has joined forces with the other 27 hospices throughout the country to further raise the community’s understanding and knowledge of their services during Hospice Awareness Week... » Read more
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Living Every Moment

Round the Bays On Monday 11 May to mark the start of Hospice Awareness Week we are launching an exciting new campaign – Living Every Moment. » Read more

Prime Minister, John Key launches Tile Art Work for Mercy Hospice Auckland

Remembrance TilesThe Past Present and Future wall art garden project was launched by the Prime Minister John Key, on 26th March to raise funds for Mercy Hospice Auckland. » Read more

Maggie Barry Trades a Rake and a Shovel for Running Shoes

Round the BaysMercy Hospice Auckland will be reaping the benefits of Maggie Barry's quest to get fitter as she takes to the bays to walk with the Mercy Hospice Auckland team in the Round the Bays 2009. » Read more

Calling All Green Fingers

Heroic Gardens FestivalGarden lovers who purchase a ticket for the Heroic Gardens Festival this year will not only be able to view 23 different gardens across Auckland, they will also be supporting Mercy Hospice, Auckland. » Read more

Well Known Ceramist Helps Hospice

Remembrance TilesMercy Hospice Auckland recognise the importance of remembering a loved one but finding the right way to do that has lead them to award winning New Zealand ceramic artist, Bob Steiner. » Read more

Teaching Award honours Hospice Specialist

Dr Bruce FoggoHospice palliative medicine specialist Dr Bruce Foggo has been announced as a recipient of this year's Dennis Pickup Clinical Teaching Award.
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Mercy Hospice Recognised with EEO Work and Life Award 2008

EEO Work and Life AwardAchieving a Highly Commended for Diversity award this year – one of only seven work and life awards made – is a significant milestone for Mercy Hospice Auckland. As a team we just get on with our daily work often failing to stop and realise just how far we have come as an organisation.
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