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Starship Foundation - Latest News [Page 1]

A New Zealand First Is Transforming Care For Babies And Whānau

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 12:53 pm | Starship Foundation

A vital service which is the first of its kind in Aotearoa New Zealand is transforming care for babies and their whānau, setting them up for the best possible start in life. Developed in collaboration with Starship’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) ... More >>

Help Starship Answer The Calls Of Children Across Aotearoa

Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 8:43 am | Starship Foundation

Starship is our national children’s hospital, ‘On call for children across Aotearoa’  This winter, the Starship Foundation is asking New Zealanders to support Starship as they answer the calls of children across Aotearoa. Starship services and clinicians ... More >>

Starship Launches Support Tool To Address Youth Mental Health

Monday, 9 May 2022, 9:46 am | Starship Foundation

Today, Starship, and the Starship Foundation in partnership with ASB, launch a new communications app to help address the growing mental health needs of New Zealand young people. Called Village, the app is designed to help rangatahi (young people) ... More >>

Starship Foundation Welcomes Adrian Evans Onto Board Of Trustees

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 8:51 am | Starship Foundation

Adrian Evans has joined the Starship Foundation Board, bringing valuable insight in business, Māoridom, and healthcare delivery to the boardroom table. <img src="" ... More >>

Keep Starship Flying – A Critical Lifeline For All NZ Children Like Luke

Monday, 18 October 2021, 7:32 am | Starship Foundation

Luke Drummond, Starship Air Ambulance patient When Southland baby Luke’s tiny heart began to fail the care he needed was at Starship - a 1637km, 23-hour drive away. Starship’s National Air Ambulance service plays a critical role in our healthcare ... More >>

ZURU And Rascal + Friends Announce Dollar For Dollar Matching Pledge To Help Expand The Starship PICU

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 9:29 am | Starship Foundation

New Zealand owned ZURU and Rascal + Friends have made a generous pledge to help expand Starship’s intensive care with a dollar for dollar matching incentive. From today until July 31, ZURU and Rascal + Friends will match every dollar donated by ... More >>

Even In A Crisis, There Is A Lifeline To Starship When A Child’s Life Hangs In The Balance

Monday, 8 June 2020, 10:34 am | Starship Foundation

Life as we know it might have changed, but children around New Zealand still need to get to Starship by air urgently – on average every second day. When a child’s life hangs in the balance, the vital Starship National Air Ambulance service is their ... More >>

Funding boost gives impetus to critical child healthcare

Friday, 31 January 2020, 2:59 pm | Starship Foundation

Media Statement – The Starship Foundation welcomes the government’s $25m commitment to one of the most vital child healthcare projects – an approximately $35m upgrade to this country’s only dedicated paediatric intensive care unit. More >>

Starship Star Embraces the True Spirit of Christmas

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:06 am | Starship Foundation

This Christmas, Starship is asking New Zealanders across the country to decorate their Christmas trees with a star that embodies the true spirit of Christmas. More >>

Ice Pops Make Cool Cash for Starship

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 11:29 am | Starship Foundation

New Zealanders have embraced Ruby Seeto’s latest tea towel design, snapping up nearly 10,000 ‘ Watermelon ice pops for Starship’ tea towels and aprons to support Kiwi children and their families. Produced in collaboration with Wallace Cotton, ... More >>

New Kiwi Nappy Company ‘Getting in Behind’ Starship

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:51 pm | Starship Foundation

A new entrant into the nappy market, Rascal+Friends, has little Kiwis covered in more ways than one. More >>

Charity Teatowel Sales Clean up Over $400k for Starship

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 1:19 pm | Starship Foundation

Media Release 12 July 2016 Latest Charity Teatowel Sales Clean up Over $400k for Starship More >>

Starship Foundation Funds Life-Saving Pulse Oximetry Trial

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:29 am | Starship Foundation

Starship Foundation Funds Life-Saving Pulse Oximetry Trial for Early Detection of Congenital Heart Defects in Newborns More >>

Spring Clean for Starship

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 7:47 am | Starship Foundation

Starship Spring Clean launches tomorrow Tuesday 1 September – a campaign that asks Kiwis across the country to clean out their cupboards, sell their unwanted goods and pledge some or all of the proceeds to Starship. More >>

Starship Foundation Bows Out of Mobile Recycling Programme

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 1:05 pm | Starship Foundation

After more than six years, over 1 million phones donated, and in excess of $2.3 million raised for Starship’s National Air Ambulance, the Starship Foundation has decided to retire from the Mobile Phone Appeal. More >>

Starship’s New Operating Rooms Opened

Friday, 24 July 2015, 2:21 pm | Starship Foundation

Patient Does the Cutting at Opening of Starship’s New Operating Rooms And Surgical Facilities More >>

A Cracker Result for Kids

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:11 pm | Starship Foundation

A Cracker Result for Kids Thanks to The Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt in Support of Starship More >>

Starship’s Big Egg Hunt Hatches Again

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9:54 am | Starship Foundation

While Kiwis were sleeping, 100 giant eggs created by New Zealand artists were hidden across the country in the early hours of this morning*, ready to be discovered as part of The Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt in support of Starship. More >>

Starship’s Giant Easter Egg Hunt to Hatch Again

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 1:42 pm | Starship Foundation

The ‘egg-straordinary’ Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt in support of Starship is coming back to New Zealand this Easter. Following the success of last year’s inaugural hunt in New Zealand, 100 giant eggs created by leading and emerging New Zealand artists, ... More >>

Real estate company heralds in Christmas joy for Starship

Monday, 15 December 2014, 1:07 pm | Starship Foundation

The Starship Foundation has written its Christmas list and Barfoot & Thompson has checked off three items this December following a year’s worth of fundraising efforts culminating in a $160,000 donation to the national children’s hospital. More >>





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