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Mercy Hospice Auckland provides a range of specialist community palliative care and hospice services for people facing life limiting illnesses, caring for them with the utmost professional skill, compassion and quality of service. We also offer support to family, friends and carers to help them cope with problems arising from the illness.

All our services are offered free to patients and their families, regardless of age, ethnicity, means or religion, thanks to the generosity of our community.

We support people living in the Auckland District Health Board area. This covers Auckland City and the central suburbs from Glendowie in the east to Avondale in the west, Herne Bay in the north to Otahuhu in the south. Specialist inpatient care is also provided to people from Waiheke and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf. Our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our range of services include: Specialist care in the community, 13 inpatient beds, a Day programme, counselling, family/ spiritual/ cultural support, education and training.

Latest News

February 2018 Newsletter

A day in the life of a palliative nurse.
A small way of giving back to Mercy.
Community Palliative Nurse recognised...
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Lifetimes November 2017 Newsletter

Jorja Loftin's mother died earlier this year. She reflects on what it was like to experience her Mum's journey living with a terminal illness...
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Mystery Swarovski crystal Vinka Lucas dress donated to op-shop

A mystery donor has created a huge buzz at an Auckland Mercy Hospice op-shop. Helen Brabazon, the manager of the Pt Chevalier shop, was rummaging through a bag of donated clothes when she made the surprise discovery. ...
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Auckland City BMW recognised for years of support

The late Bob McMillan of Team McMillan BMW Ltd now Auckland City BMW, will be recognised for his philanthropic support towards Mercy Hospice Auckland at its popular fundraising event Ten - A Celebration of Tastes. Mr McMillan, who passed away aged 74 on May 1 surrounded by his family, was one of the country's most prominent motor vehicle distributors ...
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Meet the maker: Bob Steiner's world of designer pottery

A purpose-built workspace laden with earthen shapes and bright pops of colour is where the magic happens for award-winning sculptor Bob Steiner. Steiner has worked with clay almost all his life and has been creating pieces of fine ceramic art for more than 30 years ...
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Anne's Story

"I have a rare kind of cancer called Epithelioid Trophoblastic Tumour, which was diagnosed in 2013. Unlike most common cancers it has no standard treatment plan ...
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Marilyn’s Story

"It all started when I was feeling sick and dizzy. I began falling over and had upset bowels. The ambulance came a couple of times...The pain makes me really weak. It gives me headaches & I feel dizzy.”
Please donate to support people like Marilyn live pain-free...
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New CEO appointed for Mercy Hospice Auckland

Paul Couper has been appointed as the new chief executive for Mercy Hospice Auckland. Couper has worked in the healthcare industry for 20 years and his previous positions have included director of Philips New Zealand and general manager for Philips Healthcare ...
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Lifetimes February 2017 Newsletter

Liz Minter, with Finch, was devastated at age 48 to be diagnosed with bone cancer. She spent three weeks at Mercy Hospice’s Inpatient Unit for pain & symptom control...
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Art garden opens its doors for Hospice

A well-known art garden and gallery will soon be open to the public again.
Ian and Wendy Johnstone's Coatesville garden is one of 12 new gardens to be showcased in the annual Heroic Garden Festival from February 18 - 19.
The festival features both urban and country gardens and all funds raised go to Mercy Hospice Auckland.
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Gorgeous Georgian garden is a 'little bit of home'

Angela Spooner's childhood in England inspired the design of her 20-acre garden.
"This is my little bit of home," she says.
The garden, Mincher, will be available to visit through the Heroic Garden Festival where garden-lovers can bask in the beauty of Auckland's best gardens.
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Ellerslie Hospice Shops Open longer on 21 December

Hospice ShopsSkip the shopping mall madness and pop into our Ellerslie Mercy Hospice Shops at 188 Ladies Mile where you'll find a treasure trove of unique quality recycled and end of line clothing, home-ware, furniture and electrical appliances. Our Ellerslie shops will be opening longer between 9am to 6pm on Wednesday 21 December to give you more time to find that special gift.

9th Hospice Shop to Open in Mt Roskill

9th Hospice Shop to Open in Mt RoskillMercy Hospice Auckland is pleased to announce the opening of its shop at Mt Roskill's bustling retail centre at 22 Stoddard Road (next to Coffee Club and the soon to be opened ASB) on Monday 16th January... » Read more

Lifetimes Newsletter November 2016

Paul Willis' (Paulie) first experience of being given dignity and respect was at the Mercy Hospice Auckland inpatient unit while he was dying from liver cancer. The 55-year-old, who was made a ward of the state at age 12, had spent most of his life on the streets... » Read more

Upcycling furniture: The experts have a go at restoration for a good cause

Two Auckland designers are showing their skills in furniture restoration, and it's all in a good cause. Tamzyn Adding of Miss Lolo and LeeAnn Yare of Collected have taken part in the Feast Watson Re-Love Project... » Read more

ASB Marathon: Thousands of charity runners to hit the pavement

Running is often touted as a means of improving one's sense of physical wellbeing - but for a number of Kiwis it's become a way of giving back.... » Read more

Heritage recipe book tribute for Mercy Hospice Auckland

Producing a recipe book is a Remuera resident's way of honouring her father and Mercy Hospice Auckland... » Read more

Removing cultural barriers to palliative care

Mercy Hospice’s Cultural Care Project is helping to address the common barriers preventing families from accessing timely, culturally appropriate palliative care... » Read more

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