Thanks to Our Supporters

He mihi ki ngā kaitautoko

Thank you for supporting your national Orchestra

Inspired by and connected to our awe-inspiring country, we transform excellence into shared experiences for all New Zealanders. We couldn't do it without the generosity of our supporters. Salute!

MAJOR GIFTS

Cadenza Circle

Extraordinary gifts for rare instruments of exceptional quality and provenance.

Founding Benefactor:  Ainsley Walter 1755 G.B. Guadagnini Violin played by Vesa Matti-Leppänen
The NZSO Foundation
The Diessl Family c.1690 Gioffredo Cappa violin

Fortissimo Circle ($25,000+)

Supporting the NZSO to bring international artists to Aotearoa.

Luke Pierson Founding Member
Donald Best ONZM & Susan Best
The Diessl Family
Bill Falconer CNZM
Dame Bronwen Holdsworth^ DNZM
Kaine Thompson^
Anonymous (1)

German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt appeared with support from Donald and Susan Best.

Maestro Circle ($10,000+)

Verna Adam
Aaron & Mara Bhatnagar
Don & Lynda Battah
Dame Margaret Bazley ONZ DNZM
Donald Best ONZM & Susan Best
Peter Biggs CNZM* & Mary Biggs
Sir Roderick & Gillian, Lady Deane
The Fairhall Family
The FAME Trust
Fehl Charitable Trust
Chris Finlayson^
Sir David Gascoigne & Dame Patsy Reddy^ GNZM QSO CVO
The Gibbs Family
Hugh Green Foundation

Richard & Peggy Greenfield
Tim Fulton & Anna Greenwood
Dr Hylton Le Grice CNZM, OBE & Ms Angela Lindsay
Peter Masfen CNZM & Joanna Masfen
Paul McArthur^ & Danika Charlton
Julie Nevett
Peter & Juliet Rowe
Michael Snowden
Roger & Catherine Taylor
Alison Thomson
Freya Wang
Anonymous (1)

Virtuoso Circle ($5,000+)

The Brandt Family
Marie Brown MNZM & Brendan Brown
Ros & Philip Burdon
Gillian Clark & Matilda Goldie
Susie des Tombe
Diana Duff-Staniland
Joy Gray & Robin Hilson
Brian & Sally Hasell
Holdsworth Charitable Trust

David Lord & Tracy Grant Lord
Kirsten Mason* & Samuel Chuffart
Deryk & Jan McNamara
Professor Jack C Richards
Heather Simpson
Gendie & Richard Sommerville-Ryan
Dame Adrienne Stewart DNZM, QSM
Judith Trotter CNZM
Warwick & Linda Webb MNZM
Anonymous (4)

Orchestra Circle ($2,500+)

Philip and Fenella Aldridge
Ted & Ann Aspey
Paul & Sheryl Baines
Mark Barrow
Virginia Breen
Alison Buchanan & Eric Johnston
Noel Carroll
Allison & Victor Diem
Ian Fraser & Suzanne Snively
Holborow Family Trust
Matthew & Deborah Malaghan

Sir Jim Mann
John & Helen Meehan
Alan & Luba Perry 
Warren & Anne Plimmer Foundation
Martin & Catherine Spencer
Dr Ian Town
Noel Vautier & Kerrin Vautier CMG
Carla & John Wild
Anna Wilson
Barbara Wreford
Anonymous (1)

Artist Circle ($1,000+)

Odette Alleyne (née Outtrim) & Alan Evans
Julian & Selma Arnhold
Jenny Ballantyne
Anita Banbury
Lisa Bates MNZM
A. I. Boddy 
John Bruce
Alan & Sandy Bulmer
Angela Caughey
Judith and Colin Calcinai
Colin Cheyne
Lorraine & Rick Christie
Alison Cook 
Margaret & the late Jim Collinge
Michiel During & Cathy Ferguson 
John & Marilyn Errington
John Evans
Brian Foley
Catherine & Steven Fyfe
Mowbray Collectables
Michael & Creena Gibbons
Garry & Susan Gould
David & Sally Graham
David Grant OBE
Laurence Greig
Dr John Grigor & Ms Deborah Keating
Erina Harding
Susan Hayward
Robin Henderson
Joanna Hickman
Bill & Clare Hodgson
E Prof Les Holborow
David & Heather Hutton
Courtney Johnston & Reuben Friend
Marion Kiddle
Geoff & Elizabeth Lee
Drs Iain & Helen Loan

Linda Macfarlane
Ann Mallinson
Manawa Energy
Diana Marsh & Francis Cooke
Mrs Jane Mason
Claire McDonald
John & Elisa Mendzela 
Bill Moran MNZM
Jenny Mountfort
Clare & Justin Murray 
Music Futures
Ian & Kim New 
Michael Nicholls
I. J. Northover
Fay Pankhurst
Lynda Park
Barbara Peddie
Terence & Lara Stevens-Prior
Ross & Judith Pottinger
Angela Ricker & Don Bartkowiak
Miles Rogers
Judith Ross
Seaway Cleaning Services Ltd.
Peter & Kay Squires
Ken & Mary Thomson
Michael & Margaret Walls
Peter & Kathryn Walls
Daphne & John Wardle
David Weatherburn & Maxine Dixon
Glenda West
Carla & John Wild
Tim Wilkinson & Lynette Murdoch
Nicola Williams MBA MNZM
Seifried Family Wines
Kirsty Wood
Ann Wylie
Ross Young
Anonymous (14)

Sonata Donor ($500+)

Eric Allan & Elizabeth Wright
Doug Arcus
Heather & Richard Armishaw
Warren & Margaret Austad
Lesley Ayers
Benita Barton 
Philippa Bates
Susan Batley & Rob Hole
Bettle Family Trust
John Boscawen
Joy & Rue Bourke
Paul & Tara Brizzle
Bruce Carey 
Hector Cumming 
Alison & Steven Dunlop
Tom & Kay Farrar 
Phua Feeney Family 
Roger Gyles
Cliff Hart
Gary & Helena Hawke
David Jenkinson QSM
Mr M Judd & Dr Eileen Bass
Jacquie Kean & Justin Smith
Jane Kernohan
Judith Knibb
Dame Dawn Lamb
Martin & Anne Lawrence
Joanna Leighton Jones
Annette & Ralph Lendrum
Lorna Leonard

Bruce Rae & Margaret Mabbett 
Dougal & Catherine McClean
Caroline Sanson May
Claire McDonald
Janet McFadden
Jeff & Marise McNeill
John Meads & Anne Marie Moorhead
Glenda & Peter Menzies
Ian Millard KC 
Doug & Adrienne Miller
Heather Miller
Shinji & Keiko Morimoto
Andre & Helene Muller
James Mutch Foundation
Robert & Helen Philpott
C M Power
Anthony Reeve
Julia Risk 
Warwick Slinn
Carol & Paul Stigley
Jenny & Ian Thomas
Heather & Steve Thompson
Andrew Townend
Nicola Varuhas
Vivien Ward
Valerie Wenk 
Barbara Wilson 
Daniel^ & Kylie Wong
Anita Woods
David & the late Helen Zwartz
Wilma Smith^
Anonymous (16) 

Minuet Donor ($250+)

Diane Ammann
Margaret Austin
Philippa Barker
Michael & Judith Bassett
Susanna Brow
Lorraine & Rick Christie
Janet Blackman 
Roger & Joanna Booth 
Joy & Rue Bourke 
Sally Combly 
Rowena Cullen & Paul Oliver
Drs JD & SJ Cullington 
Florence De Ruiter & Ian Duncan
Selena & Shamubeel Eaqub 
Dick & Shirley Fernyhough
Jo Fothergill
Geert & Anneke Gelling 
Sandra Greenfield
Judy Harvey
Ms Pat Hickson & Ms Josie Grace
Douglas G Higgins
Bernard & Angela Hill
Dr Kasia Hunt
Richard & Christine Irving 
Morgan & Patricia Jones
Crispin & Elizabeth Kay
Ms Irene Lau
Douglas & Brenda Leigh
C & K Lloydd  
Lorna Macann
Ann & Fergus McLean

Michael Morris
J Mylek
Dennis & Gwyneth Norman
Vonnie Nunns
Stephen Oldfield
Dr Ann Pomeroy 
David and Suzette Pearson
John Reseigh 
Felicity Richards 
Janet Rochfort 
Brigitte Schuette & John Davidson
Ken Sheldrick
Rory & Sue Sherlock 
Adrian & Elizabeth Simcock
Auke & Elizabeth Smaal 
Brigitte Schuette & John Davidson
Joan Smith 
John & Judith Stratmore
Ruth Thomas
Kathleen Sturrock 
Paula Warren
Nelson Wong 
Anonymous (17) 

Trusts & Foundations

Pub Charity Limited 
Ministry for Ethnic Communities  
Mary Fitzwilliam Award 
Auckland Council 
Four Winds Foundation  
Aotearoa Gaming Trust  

Dragon Community Trust  
Pelorus Trust 
New Zealand Community Trust
One Foundation 
The Trusts Community Foundation 
Walker and Hall Trust  
Trust Waikato 
Blue Sky Trust 

Vincent Aspey Society (Notified Legacies)

Viv & Duncan Bamfield
Mary O’Brien
Eric Johnston & Alison Buchanan
Vivian Chisholm
Gillian Clark
Bryan Crawford
Murray Eggers
D J Foley
Hermann Grobler
Maggie Harris

Cliff Hart
Anna Marion
Caroline Sanson May
Shar Miles
Dr Lynnette Jones & Deborah Mills
Lisa Bates MNZM
Hilde Otley
Mr Robinson
Peter & Juliet Rowe
Anonymous (16)

Realised Legacies (2007 to present)

Leslie Austin
Mrs Ursula Bayfield
Barbara Kathleen Bird
Susan Branch
Peter Brooks
Mary E Brown
Judith Clark
William Clayton
Frederick Coad
Jane Crosse
Dale Densem
Joan Dingley
Margaret Doucas
A R Edmonds
Margaret Everton
Mary Fitzwilliam
Owen Gebbie
Valerie & Kelvin Grant
John Gould

Kathleen Hughes
Murray Ireland
Allan Silas Jenkins
William Johnstone
Gendie Jury
Marie Lockey
Peter Lorimer
Morag MacDonald
Ray Martin
Corinne Shirley Opie
Zita Outtrim
Anne Pengelly
Ailsa Salt
Erika Schorss
Keith L Stichbury
Monica Taylor
E Prof Ann Trotter ONZM
The FAME Trust
Lesley Wyatt
Peter Young
Anonymous (3)

Endowed Funds

June Violet Commons Fund
Emma & Jack Griffin Charitable Trust
Reeves Harris Orchestra Fund
Take Note Trust

Instrument Gift Circle

Margaret Doucas Estate: 1770 Johannes Theodorus Cuypers Violin – played by Andrew Thomson 
Angela Lindsay: 17 4 Guidantus Violin – played by Anna van der Zee 
Angela Lindsay: 1899 Chanot Violin – played by Kristina Zelinska 
June Commons: 1776 Giovani Lorentin Fecit Violin 
Erica Schorrs: 1834 Gaglianus Violin – for use by a member of the NZSO National Youth Orchestra 
Michael Snowden: 1966 Haynes Flute – played by Bridget Douglas 
The NZSO Foundation 

*current NZSO Staff and Musicians.
^current NZSO Board and Foundation members.

All charitable donations in support of the NZSO are administered by The NZSO Foundation. The Foundation is a registered charitable entity (CC24274) under the Charities Act of 2005.

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