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Dove Hospice

Community Health Service, Cancer Network Group


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Dove Hospice provides supportive holistic care and palliative care in our community for those living with life-threatening illness. 

Our point of difference from other hospices is that we offer our services for patients  from the time of diagnosis for those who may be expecting cure or remission and  those who require palliative care.

Our service is designed to support and enhance any conventional treatments patients may be receiving while aiming to promote emotional and spiritual wellbeing with a strong focus on holistic wellness.

People who are living with serious, life-threatening illness can access our services.  They may be in treatment, expecting remission or recovery, or their medical treatment may now be limited and they require additional support.  

We also offer support for family members and carers and the bereaved.

How do I access this service?

Contact us



  • Phone us on (09) 575 4555  and self-refer
  • Referral from your healthcare provider, oncology, GP  etc
  • Apply through our website: https://www.dovehospice.org.nz/

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Dove Hospice services are available at no cost to the recipient. However, they are not 'free'. Our community support us by donating goods to our shops and volunteering thousands of hours both in our retail and service settings to raise the funds necessary to provide the service. 

We receive no direct government funding and rely totally on the generosity of our donors, supporters and general community.

If you feel you are in a position to assist we are grateful for all donations and gifts of time. There are a number of ways you can do this. 

You can become a 'regular giver',  a one-off donor, donate product to our second hand retail business Dove Shops, volunteer some time to our organisation, support our Celebration Wall, peer to peer fundraising or other fundraising initiatives,  leave a bequest or donate in lieu of flowers.

Please contact us if you would like to learn more!


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Dove House is an out-patient facility operating during week days. 

We have a 24hour, 7 day a week care facility Dove Wing which operates out of St Andrews Village, Glendowie .

Please contact us for furthe information or how to access Dove Wing.

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

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Services Provided

End of life care

Dove Wing is our 24hr care, seven day a week unit operated within a residential care facility St Andrews Village - in Glendowie.

This unit is specifically for palliative patients,…



Our counselling team can offer individual, couples and family counselling sessions. There are also a number of support groups, workshops and therapeutic activities that can be of benefit to assist…



Sometimes it is difficult to navigate the healthcare system especially when you may be at your most vulnerable.

Please talk to one of our nursing team and find out if…


Family / whānau

  • Respite
  • Support

Please contact us to find out how we might assist you.

Most of our services are available to carers and family - we will listen to you and make a…


Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing

Our holistic programme at Dove House (outpatient facility) supports the idea of enabling people to find their sense of wellbeing whether you are unwell or caring for someone  with life-threatening…


Home support

  • Home visiting

We provide home visits from our expert team of body therapists, to provide appropriate therapies like Reiki and oncology massage, to those at the end of their life being cared…



  • Grief counselling
  • Mental wellbeing
  • Trauma
  • Sexuality issues
  • Spiritual care

Hospice and palliative care services

  • Hospice
  • Palliative residential/carer support
  • Respite


  • Support during treatment
  • Support for family/whānau/partners
  • Support groups

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

Wheelchair Access



Central Auckland

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

During Covid we are operating a remote support service from Dove House and our 24 hr beds within Dove Wing are fully operational.

207A Riddell Road
Auckland 1071

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Street Address

207A Riddell Road
Auckland 1071

Postal Address

Dove Hospice
PO Box 125 040
St Heliers
Auckland 1740

This page was last updated at 4:23PM on January 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Dove Hospice.