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

Ranui house was a blessing. The staff are so empathetic and understanding, during this hard time of having to be away from home having a comforting environment helped ease the stress of having a loved...

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Golf Fundraising Event 2015

A huge thank you to all who helped make our Golf Fundraising Event 2015 on Friday 20th November such a success. We raised over $39,000 net for the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust.  This will go towards our building fund. We are grateful for the generosity of the businesses and people who donated items, spo...

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Mufti Day Fundraiser

After viewing an item about leukemia on television Ainsley Holden thought "How can I help?"  Ainsley heard that we at the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust are looking to build an additional accommodation facility for patients and their families who are required to come to Christchurch for treatment, and dec...

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