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A sense of security

We first met Irish teacher Muireann, and partner, British builder Richard in September 2020. Having no family nearby can be hard at the best of times but when Muireann required...
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Wendy Frew

The overwhelming kindness of strangers

It wasn’t until November 2020, when her son Buddie was born at just 36 weeks, that the significance of the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Southland Hospital really hit home....
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Muireann's story

A Place to Call Home

At 28 weeks pregnant, Muireann suffered from complications which meant she was transferred to Dunedin Hospital from her home in Queenstown where she stayed for four weeks. She was then...
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Southland Spirit

What an exciting start to 2020! The Ray White Invercargill Home and Garden Tour raising funds for the Ronald McDonald Family Room, Southland Hospital was held a few weeks ago...
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Sibling Love

“My blood pressure was really high, so they made me stay in hospital overnight after the scan. The next day, my blood pressure just wouldn’t go down so they decided...
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Our story: Moonga Family

  In May, they were transferred to Southland Hospital and stayed in the Ronald McDonald Family Room for 50 days as the twins continued to gain weight. The ability to...
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