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 Sign Language Board

(principal sponsor of New Zealand Sign Language Week 2018)

Todd Foundation

(Youth Services)

Nessbank Trust

(Deaf Seniors Research)

NZ Lottery Grants Board – National Committee

(operational costs)

Pub Charity

(operational costs)


Funders, by region:


COGS Far North

COGS Whangarei/Kaipara

L.W.Nelson Charitable Trust

Lion Foundation



COGS Waitakere

The Trusts Community Foundation

Mr G. McKenzie

Estate J. E. Braithwaite



COGS Manukau

Lion Foundation

Scentre (New Zealand) Limited

Lions Club Pukekohe


Bay of Plenty

COGS Mataatua

COGS Tauranga Moana

COGS Rotorua

Western Bay of Plenty Disability Support Trust



Trust Waikato

COGS Kirikiriroa/Hamiltion City

COGS Waikato West

COGS South Waikato



COGS South Taranaki

COGS North Taranaki

MAW Rags


Hawkes Bay

Eastern & Central Community Trust

Thomas Richard Moore Trust

COGS Kahungunu Ki Heretaunga

Lion Foundation



COGS Manawatu/Horowhenua

Eastern & Central Community Trust

Thomas George Macarthy Trust

BlueSky Community Trust Ltd



COGS Wellington

COGS Whitireia

Thomas George Macarthy Trust

Four Winds Foundation

The Jack Jeffs Charitable Trust


Lion Foundation



Four Winds

H M Hancock Charitable Trust

Z Belfast (Good in the Hood)



COGS Coastal Otago/Waitaki

Lion Foundation

CREST (Children's Recreational Support Trust)

Estate Lily Rollings Williamson



ILT Foundation



Department of Internal Affairs - Community Internship Programme

NZ Lottery Grants Board - Lottery Minister's Discretionary Fund

Ministry of Education

Workbridge Inc

Ministry of Social Development

Communication Services for the Deaf

Mazda Foundation

Te Pou Limited

The Southern Trust

Ministry Social Development - Ministry Youth Development

Deaf Development Fund

PF & WA Buckrell


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