Charity Auction – Win a weekend break

A Beachfront Bach for up to 10 guests, less than 3 hours from Auckland. https://www.beachescape.co.nz/ Any available weekend (Friday night to Sunday night) within 12 months of this auction. Auction closes 10pm Sunday 14 Oct 2018. All proceeds help TimeOut provide...

Olivia takes a TimeOut

Olivia and her Mum Dawn were sitting watching the telly together one night and saw TimeOut Charity on Seven Sharp. At the time they commented to one another what a lovely gesture these home donors were making, never expecting at the time to ever have a need for...

50 Families Through Doug’s Home! And more to come…

In the early 2000’s a family friend from Christchurch was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. While her husband was planning a final road trip around New Zealand together, he approached my wife and I to ask if they could stay in our beach house at Oakura Bay in...

New advert playing soon on Maori Television

For those of you who listen to More FM, you may have heard our adverts about TimeOut aimed at increasing awareness of who we are and encouraging people who have a terminal illness to get in touch. We also have an advert playing soon on Maori Television that will do...

Nicholas & Sydney take TimeOut

A sore back. That’s all it was. Nicholas O’Connor tried a few different things to fix it – osteo and physio, but the back just wouldn’t come right. So, his wife Sydney decided she had better book him in for an x-ray with the Doctor and see what was happening....

It’s Good To Give!

Longtime holiday home donor for the terminally ill Doug Hanna took some timeout to chat with us about his home donation experiences. Doug, how did you first become a house donor? [Doug] A friend’s wife was diagnosed with terminal cancer. He wanted to take her on one...

Catch Us on Seven Sharp

TVNZ have shot and produced awesome footage of the TimeOut story. The 15 minute story talks with Ronda and the Feasey-Weiss family. Patricia and her family take TimeOut with a weekend at Whiritoa. The story shows how a little timeout with family when going through...