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

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Referrals  & Forms

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

Round the Bridges 2015

RTB Image 7Hospice Waikato and Rainbow Place will have a team of runners at Round the Bridges for the first time and we are very excited to be taking part in the Waikato’s number one fundraising event. 

Join us in remembering and honouring loved ones, whilst raising vital funds for patients and families living with a life-limiting illness. With participants ranging from athletes to first-timers, super heroes to furry friends, everyone’s doing it! Click here to find out more. 

Fashion over a Teacup

PrintJoin us in the beautiful Cambridge Town Hall for an afternoon of high tea and fashion. On arrival enjoy a glass of bubbles, then sip and savour tea from vintage china while savouring delicately made sandwiches and mini sweet treats. Click here to find out more.

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. 


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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