Welcome to Hospice Waikato

Hospice Waikato provides a variety of specialised care services for people who are dying – supporting them, their families and carers through illness, death and bereavement. Hospice is a Charitable Trust founded in 1981 independent of any other organisation and administered by a Board of Trustees.

Hospice Waikato is financially supported through the generosity of individuals, community groups, businesses, trusts and foundations and the wider community.

Our services include:

  • Hospice@Home – for Hamilton City, Ngaruawahia, Cambridge
  • Rural Outreach -  in the outer Waikato, working in partnership with the District Nurses
  • Rainbow Place – our children and young peoples care facility
  • Family Services – throughout illness and death including counselling for individuals and families
  • 10 bed In-Patient Unit for Symptom Management, end of life and arranged respite

Click here to view more services

Referrals  & Forms

Please click here to view our referral forms and other forms available to download.

Hospice Awareness Week

18 – 24th May 

Hospice Awareness Week is your opportunity to find out about your local hospice service and think about how you live every moment – the philosophy that underpins hospice.

Join us to help raise awareness of Hospice’s vital work and to raise vital funds to ensure services remain free of charge. Why not spend five minutes learning about your community hospice service – click here to find their information.  You can also make a donation to hospice by clicking here.


Hospice Cuppa Campaign

201203-awarenesspackThere is something special about sharing a cup of tea with loved ones that fits so nicely with Hospice. So gather your friends, family and colleagues and host a Cuppa to raise money for Hospice Waikato. Simply ask your guests to join you for a cuppa, bringing a donation with them that goes to Hospice. Read more. 



Hospice Waikato and Montana Catering Bucket List Banquet

Hospice 0072A fabulous time was had at the Hospice Waikato and Montana Catering Bucket List Banquet last on Thursday 23rd April. We are delighted to announce that we have raised over $130,000. It was wonderful so see so many individuals and businesses help us to continue to support people living with a terminal illness and their families to ‘Live Every Moment’. Read more.


A special visitor at Rainbow Place

H 408Hospice Waikato’s Rainbow Place was very lucky to recieve a special visitor on Saturday 12th April, Her Royal Highness Catherine Duchess of Cambridge. Click here to read about our special day.



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