Dedicate a light
to remember a loved one.

Throughout December, selected trees at Te Korowai Atawhai Mercy Hospice are adorned with thousands of cascading lights, each one representing an enduring bond with a loved one. By dedicating a light, you’re making it possible for Mercy Hospice to support others facing life-limiting illnesses.

2023 Switch-On

2022 Switch-On

“Lights to Remember was launched in 2021 to connect with Mercy Hospice supporters and provide a way for them to remember a loved one at a special time of year. We were so blown away by the generosity and the positive feedback we received about the experience of dedicating a light, that we just knew we had to run it again – and hopefully for many years to come.”

Anna Baird
Fundraising Manager


Miss you like sunshine my Dad John. Tucked in my heart. My wee boy Oz, rest gently my darling. See you in my dreams x

To my darling Mum Di and my Canadian Mom Jane. Two of the best

In loving remembrance and thankfulness

So many memories that it would take a book to list them all

In loving memory of a kind and gentle person.

Merry Xmas. We miss you mate xx

Thank you for adding your dedication each year. You can read all of the previous dedications by clicking on the relevant year below. Grab a cuppa, have a tissue handy (or two) and allow yourself to be filled with the warmth of people’s memories of their loved ones.

2023 dedications

Be a part of Lights to Remember

If you are interested in finding out more about Lights to Remember or how you could support it through sponsorship or matched funding then please contact us, we would love to hear from you.

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