PARTNERSHIPS ARE AT THE HEART OF THE FESTIVAL.

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We gratefully acknowledge the generous contribution of our 2012 Festival Partners, Patrons and funders. Their investment enables us to present this programme – and contributes to the ongoing cultural vibrancy of New Zealand. There are many different ways to join us. Contact our Sponsorship Liaison Sara Barnes to find out more.

Gold Sponsors

New Zealand Post Group TelstraClear TV3 iSite Media

Silver Sponsors

Weta digital The Church The Dominion Post Sauce MinterEllisonRuddWatts Lawyers Radio Network Wild at Heart Wellington Airport

Bronze Sponsors

Todd Nielsen Village Accommodation Go Wellington DLA Phillips Fox Mainzeal Building Certainty Visa Springload Willis Bond and Co LT McGuiness Building Contractors New Zealand Listener CentrePort Wellington Te Papa NZ Herald

Join us - become a Partner or a Corporate Patron

Core funders

Absolutely Positively Wellington - Me Heke Ki Poneke - Wellington City Council Creative NZ

Major Grants

NZ Community Trust New Zealand Major Events Wellington Community Trust The Lion Foundation

Principal Supporter

Friends of the festival

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International Partners

  • Arts Council England
  • Arts Council Ireland
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation
  • Australia Council for the Arts
  • Australian High Commission
  • The Banff Centre
  • British Council
  • Canada Council for the Arts
  • Creative Scotland
  • Culture Ireland
  • Embassy of France
  • Embassy of Spain
  • Embassy of the United States of America
  • Flemish Government
  • Fulbright New Zealand
  • Goethe-Institut
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Scottish Government International Touring Fund

Corporate Patrons

  • Armourguard
  • BERL
  • Building Solutions
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Craigs Investment Partners
  • Deloitte
  • Forsyth Barr
  • G K Shaw and
  • Wellington Waterfront Ltd.
  • Jackson Stone and Partners
  • Mojo Coffee Cartel
  • Moore Wilson’s
  • Phantom Billstickers Ltd.
  • Ricoh NZ
  • Stoneleigh

Grants

  • Four Winds Foundation
  • Greytown Trust Lands
  • Hutt City Council
  • Infinite Foundation
  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship
  • Kapiti Coast District Council
  • Mana Community Grants Foundation
  • Masterton District Council
  • Masterton Trust Lands Trust
  • Pelorous Trust
  • Porirua City Council
  • Pub Charity
  • South Wairarapa District Council
  • Te Puni Kokiri
  • The Southern Trust
  • Youthtown

Special friends

  • Roderick & Gillian Deane
  • Penny Deans & Andrew Gawith
  • Marion Frater
  • Brett Gawn & Fay Paterson
  • Ruth Graham
  • Prof. Les Holborow
  • Christine & John McGrath
  • Sam Perry
  • Conrad Michael Shanly

Join us - become a Special Friend, Friend or an Entertainment or Premium Season Ticket Holder

Patrons

Platinum

  • Eyal & Antonietta Aharoni
  • Geoff & Vivien Atkinson
  • Eugene Bowen & Elizabeth Ellis
  • Tim Brown & Gael Webster
  • Ian Cassels & Caitlin Taylor
  • Errol & Jennifer Clark
  • Peter & Carolyn Diessl
  • John & Deb Feast
  • Anne Gaskell & Mike Camp
  • Clive & Dawn Hesketh
  • Sanne Korinth & Ruben Eingaertner
  • Stephen Kós & Jocelyn Afford
  • Julie Nevett & Lloyd Morrison
  • Collin Post & Brenda Young
  • Mary Scholtens & John Luxton
  • Liz Stringer & Rob Morrison
  • Adam & Kate Thornton
  • John & Teena Todd
  • Mark & Sally Verbiest
  • Sir James Wallace

Gold

  • Denis & Verna Adam
  • John & Jackie Archibald
  • Paul & Sheryl Baines
  • Kaye & Maurice Clark
  • Roderick & Gillian Deane
  • Sir David Gascoigne & Patsy Reddy
  • David Goddard & Liesle Theron
  • Chris Parkin
  • David & Jan Renwick
  • Paul Ridley-Smith & Felicity Wong
  • Roy & Renate Savage
  • Richard Stone & Dennis Roberts
  • Lindy & Sandy Thomson

Silver

  • John Allen & Janie Pack
  • Mark & Jo Freeman
  • Richard T. Nelson
  • HE Paul O’Sullivan AO & Mrs Merrilyn O’Sullivan

Bronze

  • Phillipa & Russ Ballard
  • Timberly Hughes & Allan Ransley
  • Jay Kaimal
  • Matthew McClelland
  • John & Helen Meehan
  • Mark O’Regan & Nicola Saker
  • Celia & Ashley Smout
  • Anonymous (4)

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