Big Bird raising funds for Southland

Raising funds for the Southland Charity Hospital has taken on a new direction as eight members of the Thornbury Vintage Tractor and Implement Club embark on a mammoth 1200-kilometre Tractor Trek from Invercargill to Christchurch. Club members will… Read More

Concerns about cycleway

The Canterbury Charity Hospital has serious concerns about the Wheels to Wings cycleway planned by the Christchurch City Council. Hospital Executive Officer Carl Shaw says the main concerns are to do with safety and access to the hospital’s… Read More

Sarah Pallett visits

Our new MP for Ilam Sarah Pallett popped in for a visit to the Charity Hospital. It was great to show her around and have a chat. Sarah is pictured with Hospital Manager Carl Shaw (left) and Sue… Read More

Extended endoscopy unit that saves lives opens

A free endoscopy clinic for people aged under 50 with rectal bleeding run by the Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust is saving lives. The clinic provides this vital procedure that is unaffordable for a large percentage of the population… Read More

Congratulations Sue

Congratulations to our trustee Dr Sue Bagshaw on being made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her 30 years’ work in the health sector. A General Practitioner Sue… Read More

Hospital named as City2Surf charity

The Charity Hospital has been named as the charity for the City2Surf event run by Star Media.

Congratulations to Philip Bagshaw

Congratulations to the Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust’s co-founder and chairman Philip Bagshaw (pictured left) who was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year’s honours for his services to health. The Canterbury… Read More

NZ Army Band to perform at fundraising Gala

The NZ Army Band takes top billing at this year’s Charity Hospital fundraising event performing at an evening already jam-packed with exciting entertainment, a live auction and delicious plated dinner. The Charity Hospital Gala is being held on… Read More

Charity Hospital wins Community of the Year award

The Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust has won the 2018 Community of the Year award as part of the recently announced Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year award. “The Charity Hospital’s vision has always been ‘by the community –… Read More

Celebrating 10 years since doors first opened

If you’d asked Canterbury Charity Hospital co-founder Phil Bagshaw about the future of the new Canterbury Charity Hospital on opening day 10 years ago, he would never have predicted it would grow to encompass three high-tech building developments, two state-of-the-art theatres, oral surgery suites and multiple consulting rooms, staffed by over 300 dedicated volunteer medical and support staff.