Your support makes it happen

Since 2003, Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki Auckland Arts Festival has been contributing to the cultural vibrancy of Tāmaki Makaurau by bringing world-class events to our city, sharing the joy of live performance, and creating rich and meaningful experiences for artists and audiences.

But we haven’t been doing it alone. As a charitable trust, we are incredibly grateful to our core funders Auckland Council and Creative New Zealand, major funder Foundation North, and the philanthropic support of our other Funders, Partners, Patrons and Donors who help us present this extraordinary event every year.

Donations, partnerships and grants help us to deliver performances of scale and ambition by both local and international artists. They help us take the Festival to all of our communities through Access & Inclusion and Creative Learning initiatives. And, they also help us provide an important platform for new and established Aotearoa artists through commissioning opportunities for the Creation of New Work.

Help us continue making Auckland Arts Festival a festival for all:

The Festival is a registered Charity (CC22145) and donations are tax deductible.

Make a donation

You can choose where your donation goes – to our award-winning Access & Inclusion initiative, our Creative Learning education programmes for schools, or our commitment to the Creation of New Work. You can even simply donate the cost of a ticket – you donate and we’ll find the lucky person who will attend the Festival.

Our Funders, Partners, Patrons and Donors

A group of passionate individuals and organisations proudly call themselves supporters of the Festival, and help us show that art is alive and well in our wonderful city.


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