Meet our new general manager, Helen Robinson

10th August 2020

UPDATE: Helen has resigned as manager as of December 2021. We’re grateful for her contribution and everything she’s done for the Southland Charity Hospital. Our brand-new general manager, Helen Robinson, had a baptism by fire when she took on her role with the Southland Charity Hospital. Originally from England, and… Read more

In-person donations to Southland Charity Hospital now available nationwide, thanks to SBS Bank

6th August 2020

The Southland Charity Hospital has partnered with SBS Bank to ensure everybody can get behind its wildly successful ‘Buy A Brick’ fundraising campaign. Media and communications manager Alana Dixon-Calder says the Southland Charity Hospital team is thrilled to have the support of the Invercargill-based bank. “The public response to our… Read more

Southland Charity Hospital calls for support from Otago

27th July 2020

Otago, we need you. The Southland Charity Hospital is calling on members of Otago communities to lend their support to its cause. While it is named after the region in which its idea formed – the hospital is part of the legacy left by Winton man Blair Vining, who lost… Read more

Southland Charity Hospital buoyed by community support

26th July 2020

We can’t tell you how humbling it is to receive donations from members of our community – your generosity blows us away. One of the latest community groups to get behind our cause was the Balfour Lions Club – together they raised $3000, which they have kindly donated to the… Read more

Melissa Vining tells Southern District Health Board to provide health services southerners deserve

9th July 2020

On the morning of 7 July, Southland Charity Hospital board member – and widow of Blair Vining, whose epic fight for an end to the “postcode lottery” was a key driver the formation of our hospital – spoke to the Southern District Health Board at its meeting in Dunedin. The… Read more

Buy a Brick campaign reaches $100,000 in less than a week

8th July 2020

When Lyn Brown’s daughter Jess sent her a link to say she’d purchased a supporter’s brick for the Southland Charity Hospital, it reminded the owner of the Waikaia Store, Brown Owl Café and Post Office to jump online and purchase her own. Little did she know, she would be the… Read more