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Make an investment for the future of Auckland Choral

Auckland Choral Foundation actively seeks gifts and donations, large or small, and bequests from benefactors who wish to assist with this and other choirs’ long-term success. There are several ways to give. We are grateful for your generosity.



Donations can be made in the following ways:

Electronic Payments:

One-off donations and regular automatic payments are greatly appreciated and can be easily set up through your online banking:

Auckland Choral Foundation account number: 02-0208-0009426-00

Please email your name and address to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

By Cheque

Please post your cheque made out to “Auckland Choral Foundation” together with your contact details to Auckland Choral Foundation, PO Box 7228, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141

*Please note, donations are tax deductible and tax receipts will be issued after 31 March, or as requested.




A gift in your Will to our charity will keep generations singing into the future. Please click below to download our bequest information booklet.

For further information about any of these options please contact us:

  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
  • Phone: +64 21 1409 021 Christine Keller Smith, Chair of Auckland Choral Foundation
  • Write to: Auckland Choral Foundation, PO Box 7228, Wellesley Street, Auckland 


Auckland Choral Foundation is a sub-fund of the Auckland Foundation. They successfully invest the Auckland Choral Foundation endowment fund to ensure continuous growth. 


The Auckland Choral Foundation gratefully acknowledges their contributors and donors:

Founding Members ($25'000+)

  • Peter & Noela Gibbons
  • John Stevenson 

HALLELUJAH ($10’000+)

  • Dame Jenny Gibbs
  • Sylvia K  Rosevear
  • R&H Waters
  • The Wallace Arts Trust

ELATION ($5’000 +) 

  • David & Genevieve Becroft Foundation 

PRAISE ($1000+)

  • Don Currey
  • A&C Robertson
  • Selwyn Robinson Foundation
  • Bruce & Sandy McLean
  • Kenneth Cornish
  • Michael J Taylor
  • AM Tretter Trust
  • Athena Trust
  • P Wilson & G McGechan
  • Traude Leibbrand
  • C&K Mitchell
  • Anonymous (4) 



  • Estate of Peter Gibbons
  • Estate of MR Barkla
  • Estate of J Vincent
  • Estate of Ken Cornish

(Pledged Bequests) 

  • David Hamilton
  • Sylvia K Rosevear
  • Jean McNee
  • C&W Mitchell
  • C&H Smith
  • Lesley Salkeld
  • Beverley Rogers
  • Sarah Cox
  • Ross Blair
  • Joslyn Squire 
  • Anonymous (2)

We also thank our monthly automatic payment donors whose contributions add up to a significant figure over time, no matter how small each month. 


Auckland Choral 100th Hallelujahs Documentary

Watch the full documentary of about Auckland Choral's 100th consecutive performance of Handel's Messiah: 


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