Ranui House Stories
On a Friday night in March 2022, Melise Tilley was told she had leukaemia. Four days later she was on a plane leaving her home in Golden Bay for Christchurch Hospital. “I went to...
Amidst a daunting and huge life-changing transplant surgery, two brothers and their partners have found solace in staying at Ranui House. Waimate’s Kelvin Sadler underwent a...
My husband Max was diagnosed with an extremely rare auto immune disease and was told his chances of survival were slim.
At 23, Josh Komen from Greymouth was diagnosed with cancer and had a Bone Marrow Transplant
Liam Seelen did not hesitate to offer a piece of himself to save his big brother’s life.
Our son, Benji Knight was diagnosed with a rare osteo sarcoma on his lower right femur.
My diagnosis came as a bombshell – Stage 4 Brain Cancer.
The ‘safe haven’ provided by the Ranui team gave our family the stability and security we needed.
Ranui House gave us valuable respite time to recover from the horror of his accident.