Ranui House

Owned and operated by the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust, Ranui House provides a home away from home for out of town families across New Zealand, whose loved ones are undergoing hospital-based medical treatment in Christchurch. By providing a home for these families at Ranui House, we help towards reducing the stress these families face. We provide family apartments and a supportive environment, dependent on the generous and continued support of people just like you.

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Keeping Families Together

As countless families have experienced firsthand, enabling families to stay in everyday contact with their loved ones during treatment plays a vital role in not only a patient’s emotional wellbeing during treatment, but well beyond. Families typically stay while the patient is in hospital, even if children are attending local schools. If patients are well enough, they’re also able to spend time at Ranui, returning to hospital for treatment when required.

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Our accommodation

'Little Ranui' has 3 levels, each has two semi self-contained units and one fully self-contained unit. 'Big Ranui' has 5 levels, there is an assortment of studio, one bedroom, two bedroom and self contained units. All units have their own lounge, laundry and bathroom. TVs, DVDs/Videos and radios are provided in all units.

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Lift access is available to all floors. Unless you are in a self-contained unit, all cooking is done in the main kitchens on the ground floors. However, each unit has a small fridge, sink and pantry space. Toast and cold food can be prepared in these units.

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What people are saying

I am a tourist from China. This February, my husband and I had an car accident in NZ. My husband had his surgery in Christchurch Hospital. During that time, I stayed in Ranui House for four days. The ...

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Longford Trust

The Longford Trust; established by the late Mrs Margaret Heaney, has very generously donated $40,000-00 to the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust to go towards our new building fund.   We are extremely greatful to the Longford Trust, Mrs Heaney and Mrs Heaney's family; Fiona, Dave & Kate Wilton.   The Wilton ...

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AEDs at Ranui House

AEDs are now on site at Ranui House. Thanks to a generous grant from Air Rescue Services Ltd, we have purchased HeartStart AEDs from St John New Zealand.   Allison with one of Ranui House's new AEDs

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