Thank You to Our Supporters

The New Zealand School of Dance is grateful to the organisations and individuals that support the School.

We thank our funders, individual supporters and sponsors for helping our students access world-class dance training in New Zealand. We would particularly like to acknowledge the Tertiary Education Commission for providing our essential core funding. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in the past year.

Tertiary Education Commission
Asia New Zealand Foundation
The Australian High Commission
The Ballet Foundation
Christchurch Dance Education Bursary Trust
DANZ (Dance Aotearoa New Zealand)
FAME Trust
Four Winds Foundation
The Lion Foundation
Lottery Grants Board
Lou and Iris Fisher Charitable Trust
Nikau Foundation/Willscott Endowment Fund
Pub Charity
Rata Foundation
Sargood Bequest
Wellington City Council
Wellington Community Trust
Winton & Margaret Bear Charitable Trust



Valley Print
NW Group
Sharp NZ
Stephen A’Court Photographer

Providers of NZSD Scholarships

The Ballet Foundation of New Zealand Scholarship
Janet Berney Memorial Dance Scholarship
David Carson-Parker & Jeremy Commons Scholarship
Deane Dance Scholarship
Stephen & Beverley George Scholarship
Bernice McGough Memorial Scholarship
Katrina Todd Scholarships (classical & contemporary)
Barbara Webster Memorial Ballet Scholarship


The Arbuckle Family
John Avery
Paul & Sheryl Baines
Dr Russell & Ms Phillipa Ballard
Dr Carol Brown
Julia Buck
Adrienne Bushell
Sir Roderick & Lady Gillian Deane
Susie and Alfons des Tombe 
Dorothy Duval
The Emery Family
Margaret Fairhead
Ann Judson Farr MNZM
Sarah Kemp
Sue Gifford & Simon Skinner
E. Prof Les Holborow
Rob Hole & Sue Batley
Denis & Jane Kirkcaldie
Courtney Johnston
Sue Paterson
Dr Barry Pearson
Jane & David Pender
Penelope Ryder-Lewis
Katrina Todd
Melanie Young (City Osteopaths)

Ambassadors of the Supporters Programme
Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ DBE AC, Sir Jon Trimmer KNZM MBE, and Danyon Loader ONZM.

For more information about supporting the School please email Development Officer Elizabeth Isaacs or phone 04 381 9224

The NZSD is a registered charity (number CC24138) and member of the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand. Donations are tax deductible.