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Keep up-to-date with what’s going on at Rainbow Place and what we’re doing in the community, including upcoming training and events.

Level 2 at Rainbow Place

Level 2 at Rainbow Place

As we move from Alert Level 3 to Level 2 of the COVID-19 Lockdown on Thursday 21st May, Wewanted to update you and let you know what the services ...

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Life as a Rainbow Place Nurse

Life as a Rainbow Place Nurse

An inside look into being a paediatric nurse within a Hospice setting with Zoe Fairbrother, our Rainbow Place Team Leader Nurse.What made you decide ...

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Respite Care temporarily stopped to protect our families

Respite Care temporarily stopped to protect our families

At Rainbow Place, the health and wellbeing of our children, families, staff and volunteers are paramount. Therefore, in alignment with government ...

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Important information for patients and family members receiving care from  Rainbow Place

Important information for patients and family members receiving care from Rainbow Place

Rainbow Place Services and COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)As you will be aware, the COVID–19 pandemic is rapidly evolving across New Zealand and the ...

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Rainbow Place Christmas Party 2019

Rainbow Place Christmas Party 2019

Our Rainbow Place children, parents and caregivers enjoyed some fun Christmas cheer at the Hamilton Zoo recently. Our children had a surprise visit ...

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Police Dog Visit at Rainbow Place

Police Dog Visit at Rainbow Place

On Tuesday 5th November, we were lucky enough to have a visit from some Police Dog handlers, including a pupping in training. We were also treated to ...

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Respite a real relief

Respite a real relief

Rainbow Place is the only child-focused hospice service in New Zealand. Our priority is to improve the quality of life for children living with a ...

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Rainbow Place selected for generous charity grant

Rainbow Place selected for generous charity grant

Last year, the Hugo Charitable Trust invited a team of four junior lawyers from Tompkins Wake to present a charity that was special to them, and who ...

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Silver Ferns visit Rainbow Place

Silver Ferns visit Rainbow Place

We were lucky enough recently to have two of the Silver Ferns players visit us to meet Rainbow Place children and their families.Maria Tutaia and ...

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Maeve is a fighter

Maeve is a fighter

Precious little Maeve Cumberpatch was born in November 2016, 5 weeks early and weighing a little 3.9lbs (1.8kg).Maeve’s parents, Chris Cumberpatch ...

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Rainbow Place farm day

Rainbow Place farm day

There were smiles all around when ‘Sam and his Farmyard Friends’ came to visit Rainbow Place. Children and their families were able to meet and ...

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