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.

Asia New Zealand Foundation
Tertiary Education Commission
The Ballet Foundation
Christchurch Dance Education Bursary Trust
The Australian High Commission
DANZ (Dance Aotearoa New Zealand)
The Dorothy Daniels Dance Foundation
FAME Trust
The Four Winds Foundation
The Lion Foundation
The Lottery Grants Board
The Performing Arts Foundation of Wellington
Pub Charity
Rata Foundation
The Sargood Bequest
Wellesley Studios
Wellington City Council
Wellington Community Trust
The Willscott Endowment Fund (administered by the Nikau Foundation)   



MEA Design
Valley Print
NW Group
Sharp NZ
Neil Pardington Design
Format Print
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
Stephen & Beverley George Scholarship
Katrina Todd Scholarships (classical & contemporary)
Barbara Webster Memorial Ballet Scholarship

Providers of External Scholarships

Christchurch Dance Education Bursary Trust
Hawkes Bay Ballet and Dance Inc


John Avery
Paul & Sheryl Baines
Dr Russell & Ms Phillipa Ballard
Adrienne Bushell
Fenella Dobson
Dorothy Duval
The Emery Family
Margaret Fairhead
Ann Judson Farr MNZM
Sue Gifford & Simon Skinner
E. Prof Les Holborow
Rob Hole & Sue Batley
Denis & Jane Kirkcaldie
Janet Lowe
Sue Paterson
Dr Barry Pearson
Jane & David Pender
Penelope Ryder-Lewis
Alex Sutherland
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.