Funders and Partners

We are extremely grateful to all our funders who are so crucial to the operation of the museum. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou kātoa.

Key Funders:
  • Rātā Foundation
  • Christchurch City Council
  • National Services Te Paerangi Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Te Tahua Whakatinana Papakāinga Lottery Community
  • Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage
  • Stout Trust
  • Christchurch Casinos Charitable Community Trust
  • Sargood Bequest
  • Canterbury Museum
  • Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu
  • Akaroa Museum
  • Te Rūnanga o Koukourarata
  • Okains Bay Enhancement Society
  • Okains Bay School
  • University of Canterbury

Rata Durham; Nigel Harrison; the Governor General, New Zealand Defence Force & New Zealand Police; Iaean Cranwell, Craig Pauling & Waka Team; Karl the Carver; John Crawley & ASB team; Cassels Brewing Co, McGeorge Wines, Puamiria Parata-Goodall, Koukourarata whānau, Ngāi Tahu Farming; New World Lincoln; Howard Pettigrew and Printery Volunteers; Anthony Wright, Sarah Murray, Emily Fryer, Neeha Velagapudi and Canterbury Museum Volunteer Collections Experts; Lynda Wallace & Dan Smith, Akaroa Museum; Tanya Markham, Ron Vos & Colonial Oven Volunteers; Kerry & Mary McCammon, Natural Magic; Mark Sutton; Bruce Irvine & Fire & Emergency NZ Support Crew; Hampton whānau; Thacker whānau; Kerry & Judy Thacker & Tea Room Volunteers; John Whitehead & St John’s; Judy Woodward, Wayne Kay & Gate Duty Volunteers; Old School Volunteers; Les Schenkel & Thungpetch Chutrchaivech; Gavin Bailey; Lyndon Fraser, University of Canterbury & Student Volunteers; Martin Wheeler, Banks Peninsula Honey & Volunteers; King Arthur III, Queen Lilybeth & Jimney Cricket; Tony Smith; John Thomson; Akaroa Lions Club; Julie Wylie; Laura Jones; Akaroa Mail; Ian Armstrong & Stationery Engines Team; Knapp whānau; Helen Brown & Grant Wylie; Rick Flatman; Wendy Riley; Carol & Ciaran Osgood; Joanna Church & whānau; Didi South & whānau; Carol & Lester Fletcher; Tirakoiwi Brown & whānau; Warren Roberts; Rekindle; Mandy Perry, Light Site & Christchurch City Choir; Muffin Break Riccarton; Dan Pengelly, Julian Southgate & The Court Theatre.

Become a Sponsor

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
We are always looking for supporters and would love to to have a chat.