8 year old Arian has one tough Mama!

I was thinking about Arians story and musing how it has always been tough to be a Mum. We have certain advantages these days – loads of distractions and activities that weren’t heard of back when I was a kid but, one other thing that I think has changed for Mums these...

Tips for talking to the terminally ill

I know a lot of people feel quite awkward when they are with someone who is terminally ill. I spent some time each week a few years ago, helping to massage a woman who was in the awful throes of motor neuron disease. Her fingers, hands, arms, and feet etc would get...

TimeOut Article – Waiheke Weekender

 Waiheke – a great place to live. And die.By Bill TaylorBill Taylor recently had a stay in one of our TimeOut houses on Waiheke Island. The overall experience and support of different organisations really made the stay a special one for him and his family.Check...

TimeOut on The AM Show

When Ronda Amende was diagnosed with cancer, she was given just one year to live. But six years later, she’s still fighting, and now using her time to help others with terminal illnesses like her. Her charity Timeout organises holiday homes for patients with...

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...

Catch Us on Seven Sharp

TVNZ have shot and produced awesome footage of the TimeOut story. The 3 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 such...