FREE EVENT: At the Heart of Medical Research

Posted by on 17 September 2019

Hear from experts about the latest advances in heart health research and where cardiovascular science is headed in the future.

Support medical research like this now, for the future

  • When: Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
  • Where: AMRF Auditorium, Auckland Medical School, University of Auckland Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences, 85 Park Road, Grafton
  • Tickets: Free! Please book via email to or ring us on  09-923-1701


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Celebratory High Tea - 25 Years of the HOPE Foundation

Posted by Celebratory High Tea on 6 September 2019

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Join Friends and Supporters of The HOPE Foundation to look back at 25 years of The HOPE Foundation

Celebratory High Tea - Sunday 13th October 2019 at 3pm 

high teaHear of the early years of the Foundation and meet the first scholar

Enjoy delicious finger food with tea, live music, meet old and new friends in the historic setting of the Selwyn Library


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Healthy Volunteers Needed

Posted by on 22 August 2019

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Researchers at the Swallowing Research Laboratory, University of Auckland, are looking for healthy adults aged 70+years old with no reflux disease or swallowing difficulties, to participate in a study to investigate treatments for people with swallowing difficulties. 

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Gerontology Nursing Conference

Posted by on 8 August 2019

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The Selwyn Institute shares practical knowledge and advice with those who have an interest in helping others age well, in order to achieve better outcomes in the long-term for older people and their families.

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Mamma Mia 2 “Here we go again” Movie Afternoon.

Posted by on 21 September 2018

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On Sunday 22nd of July The Friends committee of the Hope Foundation held a screening of Mamma Mia! 2 Here We Go Again.

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A Magical Night in Vienna

Posted by on 12 August 2018

vienna night1vienna night2On the 12th August 2018, The Friends committee of the Hope Foundation held a special quality event where Mikhail Tablis, piano and Dr John Thomson, violin entertained us at the JR Fletcher Centre, Kings School, Remuera. We are grateful to the Headmaster, Mr Tony Sission, for granting The HOPE Foundation the use of the auditorium, for this event.

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Jazzy Summer Soiree

Posted by on 4 March 2018

summer soire2summer soire1 What could be better on a summer evening, than enjoying a drink and delicious finger foods while the sun sets over Mt Eden, in a beautiful garden, all for a good cause?

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Joan-Mary Longcroft 90th Birthday

Posted by on 1 November 2017

joansbirthday1joansbirthday2 What do you do when you reach 90 years of age - Celebrate, of course and in style!

That is exactly what Joan-Mary Longcroft did on achieving her 90th. She is not only a present member of the Friends Committee of The HOPE Foundation but also set up the first committee, back in 2005.

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