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When is a square not a square?

Have you ever wondered what happens to all those 10 cm x 10 cm woollen squares that get knitted?

Ava's life - 23wks 5days

My life was not very easy at the start, I was a premature baby. Born at 23 weeks and 5 days and I weighed 645 grams. I spent about 4 months in the NICU, then I came home to my family.  

Research tells an important story

The Neonatal Trust has supported the work of a range of doctors, nurses and scientists all working together to try and get the answers we desperately need to keep these vulnerable babies safe and well, not just in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, but throughout their lives.

Brock's battle continues at Starship

Ex 26 weeker, Brock Wilton-Weaver has spent more time in hospital than an 18-month-old should. The Wellington toddler was born 11 weeks early and is now in hospital fighting for his life.

Waikato businesses support by hosting incubator donation boxes

Thanks to New World Rototuna and New World Te Rapa who hosted our Waikato-based incubator donation box last month!

World of WearableArt supporting The Neonatal Trust

The World of WearableArt™ Ltd have been long term supporters of The Neonatal Trust. Since 2008 we have been one of their charities of choice and as such, they have allowed us to sell an allocation of tickets to the WOW® Preview show and retain a portion of the proceeds.  This year's show will be held on Wednesday 25th September with tickets going on sale on Wednesday 17th July.

Activity across New Zealand in July 2019

There's a range of activity happening in our regions in July. We've pulled this together into one page as an overall update. . . 

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.


Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners