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

A huge Thank You.

My husband was flown from Timaru to Christchurch hospital over night and I followed up by car. With nowhere to stay I was introduced to the Ranui House staff. They supplied me...

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NEW BUILD: Ranui Apartments

Introducing Ranui Apartments The above illustration is an artist's impression of Ranui Apartments; a 42-unit accommodation facility for patients and their families run along the same lines as Ranui Houses. This expansion will continue the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust's aim and passion of "Keeping Famil...

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  The Trust's new building project is called Ranui Apartments and will be modelled on the extremely successful Ranui Houses.  It will enable the Trust to accommodate even more patients and their families from throughout New Zealand in the 42 units that Ranui Apartments will provide. To build and fur...

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