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Hospice Mid Canterbury

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Hospice Mid-Canterbury provides support for those with a life-limiting illness, their family and their caregivers. All services are free and are available throughout the Ashburton district between the Rakaia and Rangitata Rivers.

We do not provide clinical care, but complement existing services by providing support such as transport, companionship, sitting, recording life stories, counselling, massage, Reiki, reflexology and relaxation therapy.

Hospice Mid Canterbury is a registered Charitable Trust and an Associate Member of Hospice New Zealand.

Our goal is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

Our Services:
  • Recording life stories
  • Books & Resources
  • Massage Therapy
  • Counselling and strategies for managing
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki therapy
  • Companionship and outings
  • Sitting to give caregivers a break
  • Transport
  • Portrait photographs
  • Group activities, therapies and support programmes
  • Pet care


Adult / Pakeke

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All services and support is free

Services Provided


End of life care

Home support

  • Home visiting

Family / whānau

  • Support

Information & support



Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

70 Havelock Street
Canterbury 7700

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Street Address

70 Havelock Street
Canterbury 7700

Postal Address

70 Havelock Street
Canterbury 7700

This page was last updated at 12:28PM on June 5, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hospice Mid Canterbury.