Support from trusts and foundations
Ngā hoa whakawhirinaki ā-pūtea

Learn about recent grants we’ve received, and how your trust or foundation can make a difference.

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Current supporters
Become a supporter

Current supporters

Ilott Trust

For many years, grants from the Ilott Trust have supported a number of world-class exhibitions in Te Papa’s Ilott Room, Level 4.

The most recent Ilott Room exhibition, Contraception: Uncovering the collection of Dame Margaret Sparrow, was displayed until 30 January, 2016.

Ilott Trust

Wellington Community Trust

In 2016, Te Papa received a grant from the Wellington Community Trust. This will cover the cost of enabling 1,000 primary school students from low-decile Wellington schools to:

  • travel to Te Papa
  • take part in our Gallipoli: The scale of our war education programme, developing a deeper understanding of the Gallipoli campaign and its impact on a personal and national level.

Wellington Community Trust

Lion Foundation

The Lion Foundation is one of New Zealand's oldest and most respected charitable trusts. In 2016, they generously granted Te Papa with funding that will enable us to purchase incredible technology for our Learning Lab. Opening in 2017, the Learning Lab will be a high-tech, innovative learning space for students and visitors. 

The Lion Foundation

Pelorus Trust

Pelorus Trust is a charitable Trust based in Lower Hutt. In 2016, Te Papa received a generous grant from Pelorus Trust, which will allow us to purchase amazing technology for our Learning Lab. Opening in 2017, the Learning Lab will be a high-tech, innovative learning space for students and visitors. 

Pelorus Trust

Become a supporter

We’d love to hear from your trust or foundation. Contact:

Alice Tappenden, Development and Partnerships Coordinator

Email: alice.tappenden@tepapa.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 381 7147