The Arts Centre would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank the following donors for their support in 2016:


Major Donors

  • Margaret Austin
  • Kathy Brown and Mark Wilson
  • Friends of the Arts Centre
  • John Griffin
  • Dorothy Maclean
  • Susie Mead and Richard Hartshorn
  • Annette and Robin Mann
  • Sue Nightingale
  • James Stringer


  • Adrienne Adamson
  • Philippa Bates
  • Margaret Clare Buchanan
  • Joan Cardno
  • Christchurch Personal Guiding Service Inc.
  • Peter A Clark
  • Jen Crawford and Andy Mathers
  • Grant Dean
  • Olivia Egerton
  • Ferrymead Sumner Men’s Probus Club
  • John Glennie
  • Janet Gough
  • Peter Hallifax
  • Robert and Suzanne Henley
  • David Holderness
  • Jane Leighs
  • Pamela Lynch
  • Anemone Mathiae
  • MJ and RM McAlonan
  • Myles McIntyre
  • Joy McKelvey
  • Deirdre Mitchell
  • Ken and Lesley Nesbit
  • Sally Page
  • Peter and Jill Penlington
  • Max Potter
  • Felicity Price
  • Gay Rathgen
  • Christina Sell-McLachlan
  • Jean Sharfe
  • Ray Spring
  • Rod and Pat Syme
  • Mark Todd
  • Kevin Walsh

Grants, Trusts and Foundations:

Foundation Sponsors

  • The Aotearoa Foundation
  • Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Fletcher Building
  • Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust

Trusts, Foundations and Supporters 

  • Christchurch City Council
  • Creative New Zealand
  • Rātā Foundation
  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
  • The Trusts Community Foundation (TTCF)
  • The Mainland Foundation
  • The Southern Trust
  • Wayne Francis Trust

Cornerstone Programme Members

Gold Supporters

  • Jen Crawford and Andy Mathers
  • Dorothy Maclean

Silver Supporters

  • Mark Wilson and Kathy Brown
  • Charles Fleischmann and Carol Caldwell
  • Peter and Deirdre Cottrell
  • Michael and Christine Winterbourne

Bronze Supporters

  • Robin and Annette Mann


  • Martin Hadlee
  • Henshaw Developments Trust
  • Michael Lane and Monica Ryan
  • Dr Ian and Dr Lynne Lochhead

Corporate Funding and Sponsorship:

  • Brave Consulting
  • Blackwell Mazda
  • Boffa Miskell
  • EECA
  • Heritage Management Services
  • Leighs Construction
  • New Zealand Post

Great Hall Chair Sponsors Roll of Honour

  • The Robert and Barbara Stewart Charitable Trust (20)
  • Ann and David Booth (2)
  • Peter Foster (2)
  • Michael and Karyn Rondel (2)
  • Richard Hartshorn and Susie Mead
  • Joan Hazelhurst
  • Gillian Heald
  • Patience Kearns
  • Jennifer and Peter Lovatt
  • Rosemary Perry
  • Ted Perry
  • Alan and Barbra Pullar
  • Stephen and Elizabeth Tubbs

The Arts Centre of Christchurch is a registered charity in New Zealand (CC21247). Donations to the Arts Centre directly support the restoration and phased reopening of the site, enabling the Arts Centre to more quickly return to an internationally renowned centre for arts, design and performance.