Starship

We make a $2 donation to the Starship Foundation from every online and in store bag sale. Starship Children's Hospital provides a wide range of complex medical, surgical, cardiac and mental health services for babies, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. We are incredibly proud of the work and care that takes place at Starship Children's Hospital and your purchase helps in providing this medical care continues. 

The Starship Foundation provides vital support for Starship, investing in key areas that help to bring better health and brighter futures to our children. Since 1992, generous donors have given more than $160 million, helping the Foundation to invest in life-saving care and services, latest advances in technology and medical equipment, boosted family support, specialist training and research and innovation. With the continued compassion and generosity of incredible New Zealanders, more incredible stories will continue to be written.

Starship sees over 125,000 patient visits and appointments each year. Over 600 of these are via outreach clinics which are held across the country.

Starship is home to New Zealand’s only dedicated Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) which provides critical, life-saving care to sick and injured children across the country.

The Starship National Air Ambulance flies approximately every 48 hours, retrieving critically ill and injured children from around the country. Its New Zealand’s only flying paediatric intensive care unit. In 2022 alone it flew over 176 times and covered more than 140,000 kilometres.

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