The Taranaki Health Foundation is a charitable organisation founded in 1998 in partnership with the Taranaki District Health Board. The shared vision of the partners is to enable the best possible healthcare via fundraising for key projects that will make a significant difference to our regional community.

Since late 2013, the Foundation has received over ten million dollars in pledges and in June 2016 we completed a 3.6 million dollar campaign for a new Angiography suite at Taranaki Base Hospital. These stellar results would certainly not be possible without the generous support of Business Sponsors and donations from the Taranaki community.

We have a range of exciting projects, events and engagement opportunities on offer so please consider supporting the Foundation today - click on HOW TO CONTRIBUTE or CURRENT PROJECTS to see how you can support us today!

Thank you Taranaki, we are so very grateful for your continued support!


Chairs for Chemo Sponsor:

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The Taranaki Health Foundation & Taranaki DHB wish to thank our wonderful sponsors for their generous donations to The Parent’s Zone at Taranaki Base Hospital:

Major Sponsor

Project Sponsors


See the full list of donors >>


We Heart Taranaki Completion August 2016 from Taranaki DHB on Vimeo.

Watch 'We HEART Taranaki Angio Fundraising Video' on YouTube


TDHB Whiteboard from TDHB on Vimeo.

Latest news

Hawera Hospital patients benefiting from new occupational therapy kitchen

A purpose-built rehabilitation kitchen has given 89-year-old Betty Anderson the confidence to prepare her own meals again after she broke her hip in a nasty fall.

The Hāwera woman is one of about a dozen patients to so far benefit from the new mini-kitchen at Hāwera Hospital, thanks to a donation from the Isobel Bremer Medical Services Trust.