Covid-19 Advice and Updates for the community of Tōtara Hospice

Patient visiting restrictions are in place at Tōtara House Inpatient Unit



Regular Visitor Information - Outside of Alert Levels

Inpatient Visitors

Visiting Tōtara House and Tōtara House Inpatient Ward during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Across the world and now in Aotearoa New Zealand, major disruption to health, social, economic and community systems is escalating.  The wellbeing, health and safety of all Tōtara Hospices patients, their families/whānau, our workforce, visitors and community are of paramount importance. 

Whānau/family and friends are always welcome between our regular visiting hours of 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week at Tōtara House. Tōtara House is located at Tōtara House, 140 Charles Prevost Drive, The Gardens, Manurewa (location map). 

A brochure with additional information on visiting patients in the Inpatient Unit at Tōtara Hospice is available here for download.

Whā​nau Flat

For large families or out of town whā​nau who wish to stay overnight there is a Whā​nau Flat available – this is a self-contained 2 bedroom unit on our grounds. A bond is required and nominal daily fees apply. If you are interested in arranging a stay, please feel free to discuss with your Hospice team.


If you would like to send flowers or items to your loved one who is in the Inpatient Unit please send them to

Attn: Patients Name
Tōtara Hospice
140 Charles Prevost Drive,
The Gardens, Manurewa 2105

Cafe Aroha

We have an onsite café providing simple but delicious food and beverages at a reasonable cost, Cafe Aroha is open to all hospice users as well as the general public from 8:00am – 3pm Monday to Friday.