Deaf Aotearoa wishes to acknowledge and sincerely thank the following organisations, trusts, foundations and individuals throughout the country for their wonderful support with funding for operational costs and specific projects.


  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
    (funding for salary and operational costs for our branches and national office)
  • New Zealand Sign Language Board
    (principal sponsor of New Zealand Sign Language Week 2016)
  • Nessbank Trust
    (principal sponsor Outward Bound DeafVoyage 2016)
  • Alfonso & Enid Weaver Charitable Foundation
  • C.S.D
  • Christchurch City Council (Strengthening Communities Fund)
  • Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS)
    • Coastal Otago / Waitaki
    • Far North
    • Kahunguna Ki Herataunga
    • Kirikiriroa / Hamilton City
    • Manukau
    • Marlborough
    • Mataatua
    • Nelson / Bays
    • North Taranaki
    • Rotorua
    • South Taranaki
    • South Waikato
    • Tauranga / Moana
    • Waikato West
    • Waitakere City
    • Wellington
    • Whangarei / Kaipara
    • Whitireia
  • Department of Internal Affairs (Community Development)
  • Estate G P Welsh
  • Estate N E Wevell
  • Foundation North
  • Franklin Pakeke Lions Club Charitable Trust
  • G and B McKenzie
  • H M Hancock Charitable Trust
  • Ida Veronica Braithwaite Charitable Trust
  • J R McKenzie - Deaf Development Fund
  • Ministry of Education
  • S E Edwards Trust
  • Sacred Heart College
  • Te Puni Kokiri
  • Todd Foundation
  • Trust Waikato
  • TSB Group
  • Workbridge
  • Ziera Shoes NZ Ltd
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