• Outside IPU

    Nelson Tasman Hospice Trust

    caring for the community since 1987


  • Man & Son on Beach

    Hospice Affirms Life

    living every moment


  • Nelson Sunset

    Providing Specialist Palliative Care to our Region

    Nelson, Wakefield, Murchison, Motueka and Golden Bay


  • Tug of Peace

    Support from our Community

    vital to our service


Our Care Services

The Nelson Tasman Hospice provides free hospice care to those living with a life-limiting illness.  Learn more about how we can help.

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Education and Training

The Nelson Tasman Hospice education team provides a wide range of learning opportunities for health professionals, health workers, community colleagues and groups.

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Get Involved

We are dependent on ongoing support from the community to provide the services that we do. You can make a difference.

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About Hospice and Its’ People

Meet the individuals who make up the Hospice Team and learn a little about our history.

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Answering cry from the heart

Tony_opt(1)Friday was Tony Barnett’s last day at Nelson Tasman Hospice. In a week or two, he’ll pack up and drive his campervan out of Nelson, to Picton, sail across the water, and take a few days to drive up the North Island to Auckland. The time behind the wheel will give him the chance to say goodbye.  Read more http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/our-people/70711694/nelson-tasman-hospice-chaplain-tony-barnett-faces-new-challenge-after-career-dedicated-to-others

Long service award for Hospice Pearly Queen

Pearly Queen_opt(2)When Nelson’s very special Pearly Queen, Shirley Miles came in to give us another $1,000 from her fundraising at the Market, we took the opportunity to present her with a rather overdue 10 yr Long Service Award.

Over this time Shirley has raised over $120K for Hospice from her Pearly Queen activities. What an amazing person – Go Shirley!

Pictured with Shirley are Volunteer Manager Mary Garner, Board Secretary Dave Hector and Trust office administrator Sandy Taverner.

Exterior taking shape on House for Hospice

Hospice HOuse2_optAnother week on the House for Hospice build has rolled by fast, helped along with a generous donation of fresh scones with cream and jam for those on site.

The house’s timber cavity system has been installed and the Galbraith Group are underway with the concrete masonry feature blocks, says Andrew Douglas of Douglas Building Contractors.   Read more  http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/70812522/exterior-taking-shape-on-house-for-hospice

The changing faces of the Hospice Shops

hspice shop_optBe sure to call into your local Hospice shop and see the exciting changes that are happening. These photos are of our Golden Bay store in Takaka.