Mercy Matters July 2022

Game, lunch, and laughs at Tennis for Mercy 2022

On Friday 4 November, Tennis for Mercy went ahead under beautiful blue skies and a hot summer sun and raised an absolutely smashing $22,000! 90 players and non-players enjoyed a fun-filled day of good-natured doubles at Herne Bay Ponsonby Rackets Club and Pompallier Lawn Tennis Club, and later made their way to Mercy Hospice

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FREE Life Story Service

Absolutely everyone, without exception,has a story worth telling. And while sharing your story might sound daunting, unnecessary, or like you’re blowing your own trumpet, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to feel heard and to leave their closing thoughts, reflections, and messages with the people that matter. Introducing Life Story: a free service from

By |2022-12-09T12:56:43+12:00December 9th, 2022|Family Support|Comments Off on FREE Life Story Service

I’m leaving a gift in my Will to Mercy Hospice

In 2009, my late wife, Carol was a patient at Mercy Hospice. She was such a deeply humble person with a heart that cared so much for others. Yet Carol’s humility always amazed me because of how much personal loss she’d encountered in the space of just a few years. Tragically, when she was 38,

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Introducing Luca

Luca Bree has lived beside Grey Lynn Park for almost forty years and has seen many changes in that time. As an enthusiastic op shopper and single parent on a tight budget he was very pleased when the Ponsonby Hospice Shop opened, quickly becoming a regular customer. Recycling clothing, books and homeware fitted his ‘green’

By |2022-07-04T13:56:18+12:00July 10th, 2022|Mercy Story, Volunteers|Comments Off on Introducing Luca

Mercy Hospice Ponsonby shop moves after 16 years

(L-R) Judy Maynard, Michelle Flatz, Brenda Valentine, Briar Wakelin, Dave Hale, Andrew Davidson. After 16 years the well-known local Mercy Hospice shop located at 300 Ponsonby Road has moved to its new abode, and luckily, it’s just a short stroll down the road to 346 Ponsonby Road. Last year, the shop was informed

By |2022-07-04T13:56:06+12:00July 10th, 2022|Fundraising, Mercy shops, Volunteers|Comments Off on Mercy Hospice Ponsonby shop moves after 16 years

Your Fundraising Activity Update

In the spirit of Matariki, let’s take a moment to celebrate and remember how our supporters came together, and what’s in the pipeline for continuing the care at Mercy. Here’s how Mercy Hospice has been raising awareness and much-needed funds for your community. Hospice Awareness Week  The theme

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Houspice Update

(L-R) Arthur Morris, Chairman Mercy Healthcare Auckland with Friends of Mercy’s Penny Clydesdale, Margo Stewart, Cheryl Whiting and Maria Ryder. The Houspice Project raises $150,000! The Houspice Project is a fairy story come true that started over two years ago. Maria Ryder, one of the Friends of Mercy (FOM), was enjoying a drink

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Celebrating National Volunteering Week 19 – 25 June 2022

National Volunteering Week 19 – 25 June 2022 Thank you, thank you, thank you to our amazing team of volunteers whose tireless work makes such a difference to the patients and families served by the teams at Mercy Hospice. From our retail volunteers through to our in-patient volunteers, drivers, companions, gardeners, caterers, beauty volunteers,

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A Kiwi kind of love

Thank you for helping make ‘10 – A Celebration of Tastes’ such a success and a force for continuing the care at Mercy Hospice. After two cancellations, two lockdowns and enough stress to sink at least a few Titanics, imagine the joy and relief felt by supporters and organisers when ‘10’ finally went ahead

By |2022-07-11T13:58:11+12:00July 10th, 2022|Event Spotlight, Patients & families|Comments Off on A Kiwi kind of love

Caring for your community

Much like Catherine McAuley and the original Sisters of Mercy, the Community Palliative Care (CPC) nurses at Mercy Hospice go out into the community every day to deliver much-needed clinical care and support to patients and their families.   With 20-30 referrals received each week, these nurses never know what their days will look

By |2022-07-11T11:10:30+12:00July 10th, 2022|Mercy staff, Mercy Story|Comments Off on Caring for your community
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