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Bryan "Chops" for charity

Bryan grew his legendary "Chops" back in 2014 for the local Movember competition - which he won. He never got rid of them and they are kind of legendary or iconic to those around him that know him... even earning him the nickname of "Chopper" within the trucking community.  During some usual banter with friends the topic of his wooly mane and chops came up and he was asked if he would ever cut them - to which he clarified he would but only for charity......

Rugby World Cup Charity Dinner

The Neonatal Trust and Te Omanga Hospice have once again, been selected as the recipent charities for an event being held at the Petone Club on Saturday 24th August.  The 2019 Rugby World Cup Charity Dinner, will see a night full of banter, laughs and great stories from some of New Zealand's most well known rugby personalities - John McBeth MC's the night featuring Nehe Milner-Skudder, Keith Quinn, and Grant Nisbett. 

Stansborough supports Neonatal families

Stansborough are holding their annual WINTER CHARITY SUPPORT WEEK, running from this Saturday 29th June through til Friday 5th July where you'll be able to grab yourself up to 30% discount on their stunning range of designer blankets, throws, wraps, scarves and babywear.  Every sale will go towards helping gift a cosy Stansborough Woollen Blanket to a neonatal baby this winter.

The Generosity Journal featuring Rosemary Escott

Read One Percent Collective's latest Generosity Journal featuring Rosemary Escott, Nurse manager for the Wellington NICU......... "I feel like I've made a difference to thousands of babies over the years, and that's really powerful"

"Your Neonatal Journey" NEW support resource

With many ups and downs, and twists and turns, a neonatal journey is often described as a rollercoaster.  Our best wishes go out to those currently on a neonatal journey.  We hope this new support resource we have created will help.

Epsom Girls Grammar School supports The Neonatal Trust

The Neonatal Trust was proudly supported by Epsom Girls Grammar School’s Student Council who, through a variety of activities, raised a total of $2,152.80 for The Trust. The Council organised a week of activities with the goal of promoting awareness for the cause, as well as raising money to support the charity.

Essentials of Baby Play

Play is fundamental to healthy brain development.  It can be quiet or noisy, energetic or passive, social or non-social, relaxed or serious, imaginative or purposeful.  With the team at Baby Sensory, we're pleased to annouce a new support resource, Essentials of Baby Play.

Neonatal Research Update

Dr Max Berry is a consultant neonatologist who works in the Wellington Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and also a Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Health for the University of Otago (Wellington) The Neonatal Trust is proud to have supported Dr Berrys research since 2013. Read the latest update provided by her and the team on the incredible, world leading research being undertaken right here in New Zealand.  

Improving the mental wellbeing of wāhine Māori

Innovation Unit is working on a project to improve the hauora of Māori mothers, and are looking to kōrero with wāhine Māori who have experienced any kind of mental distress from becoming hapū, up to your pēpi being 1 year old and have now come to a better place and are happy to share your story. Your experiences and whakaaro will inform new ideas to better support mothers through this time, which will be then be co-designed and tested with Māori mothers, whānau and health professionals

Supporting the Otago Nursing Excellence Awards

The Neonatal Trust, in conjunction with the Donald Malcolm Research & Educaton Fund, were delighted to support the 2019 Otago Nursing Excellence Awards as part of International Nurses Day on 12


Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners