Family Stories

Our special thanks to the families that have shared their story with us.  We hope that these stories  give you an insight not only to the work we do here at True Colours but the incredible journeys that some families face.

Hadleigh’s Story | Medically Fragile Child

When Hadleigh was born three months early we had no real idea what life was going to be like. Everyone told us stories of their uncle's next-door neighbour who grew to six foot six and [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: Family Stories|0 Comments

Dave’s Cycle Tour

2nd March - 13th March 2018 Dave Clay has been enjoying cycling for 25 years. On the 2nd March 2018 he embarks on his most important ride to date, covering nearly 900km through the [...]

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: Past Fundraising|0 Comments

Fundraiser – Karena Swims for True Colours

8th April 2018 Karena is a mum of 3 gorgeous children, 10, 8 & 4. Here is her story : After Mr 4 was born we were introduced to the medical world. Dominic spent over [...]

By | January 13th, 2018|Categories: Past Fundraising|0 Comments

Kerr & Ladbrook True Colours Long Lunch 2017

We had a wonderful day of fine dining, fashion, entertainment and racing as we celebrated Melbourne Cup in style for 2017. We couldn't put on this event without the amazing support of our community. We are [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Past Fundraising|0 Comments

The Foot Family | Walking alongside parents

It's a simple wish as a parent, to have happy healthy children.  However for some parents this wish sadly doesn't come true.   For some they will receive the devastating news that their child has [...]

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Family Stories|0 Comments

Connie and Alex | Severe Gastric Reflux

At 37 weeks, Alex arrived happy and healthy at Waikato Hospital.  But just hours after they were transferred to River Ridge East Birth Centre, Alex developed breathing problems and was admitted to Waikato Hospital's Newborn(neonatal) [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Family Stories|0 Comments