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Care Packs after Baby Loss
Staff, volunteers, and community members spent an afternoon assembling the care packages, delivered to the hospital’s maternity and emergency departments last week – to be delivered to parents bereaved by a miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant loss.
A village for whānau
Rebecca Vergunst, who stepped down as Carterton Deputy Mayor at this year’s local election, has been appointed service manager for Hōkai Tahi: A charitable organisation dedicated to supporting whānau through crisis pregnancy, baby loss, or termination. She succeeds previous service manager Katie van Dalen, who will be stepping back to focus on her new foster family and dairy farming career.
Building up: generous gift for local charity
An historic Masterton residence and local pregnancy support organisation are now more accessible to the Wairarapa community – thanks to a major upgrade and some generous businesses.
‘Your loss matters’
To support parents experiencing the loss of a baby, whether through miscarriage or still birth, Hokai Tahi is assembling baby loss care packs to distribute to maternity services and funeral homes throughout the region.
Crisis Pregnancy Support gifted a new name
Crisis Pregnancy Support Wairarapa unveiled its new name at a blessing ceremony last week.
Rangitane o Wairarapa cultural adviser Mike Kawana said that the day was about “instilling a new energy into the whare”.
Annual General Meeting June 2021 Thank you to all who attended and sent in their apologies. It was great to see other community organisations represented at our meeting! What made it an extra special evening, was having the acclaimed children’s author Joy Cowley come...