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Amitabha Hospice

Community Health Service, Cancer Network Group


10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Amitabha Hospice Service offers free practical home help and compassionate companionship for the elderly and the incurably ill of any age and their families with specially trained and supervised caregivers throughout the greater Auckland area. Based on the Buddhist principles of love, integrity, equanimity and service, each family member and staff member is accorded equal respect and compassion with regard to their individuality and uniqueness as members of the larger universal human family. Amitabha Hospice Service is dedicated to developing and maintaining the highest quality of compassionate care in co-operation with other professional community services.


Ecie Hursthouse - Managing Director

Dr Heather Kempton - Chairperson

Sabine Hemmingsen-Jensen - Secretary

Stephen Le Couteur- Trustee/ Property Manager

Anjalee Pieries - Operations Manager

Margarita Sisam - Volunteer Coordinator

Grace Garden- Day-stay Program Coordinator

Claire Barton - Volunteer Coordinator


Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

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10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Services Provided

End of life care

Home support

Hospice and palliative care services

  • Community palliative care service
  • Hospice
  • Respite

Cancer Types

Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Lung, Breast, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Prostate, Gynaecological, Leukaemia and Blood, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Sarcoma, Others


Central Auckland, East Auckland, South Auckland

Contact Details

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

44 Powell Street
Auckland 1026

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Street Address

44 Powell Street
Auckland 1026

Postal Address

44 Powell St
Auckland 1026

This page was last updated at 12:22PM on May 10, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Amitabha Hospice.