The work of the Auckland Choral Foundation

Keep Auckland Singing

Make an investment for the future of Auckland Choral 

Auckland Choral Foundation actively seeks gifts, donations and bequests, large or small, from benefactors who wish to assist with the choir’s long-term success. Choose a way to contribute that suits you or your business circumstances.


Donations are tax deductible. All donations are received tax-free in the hands of the Foundation, and all earnings generated from investing donations are tax-free.  


Make a gift in your will

Auckland Choral Foundation strategically invest their funds under the aegis of the Auckland Communities Foundation to ensure the endowment can continue to grow forever.  A donation or bequest to our charity is a gift that will keep generations singing into the future. Please read our bequest information booklet here.

We value your financial support, large or small, by one-off donation, regular automatic payments of small amounts or by bequest. You have several options to contribute via the Auckland Communities Foundation which administers the Auckland Choral Foundation Fund:

Automatic payments: One-off or regular donations can be made to Auckland Communities Foundation 12-3028-0714703-00. Please ensure you add your name and reference “Auckland Choral”, then send your name and address details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Donations by Cheque: Please post your cheque made out to “Auckland Communities Foundation” (reference Auckland Choral Foundation) and post to Auckland Communities Foundation, PO Box 26087, Epsom, Auckland 1344


Donations by Credit Card: Visit and select “donate online”. Enter your details and select the fund “Auckland Choral Foundation” from the drop-down menu.

For further information about any of these options please contact us:

  • email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
  • phone Christine Keller Smith, Chair of Auckland Choral Foundation, tel: 021 1409 021
  • write to The Treasurer, Auckland Choral Foundation, PO Box 7228, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141

Tax receipts will be issued after 31 March (automatic payments) or after date of receipt (individual donation). Please make sure you provide us with your name and address as YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Thank you for your generosity

The Auckland Choral Foundation gratefully acknowledges their contributors and donors:

Founding Members

  • Estate of PB Gibbons
  • John Stevenson 

HALLELUJAH ($10’000+)

  • Dame Jenny Gibbs
  • Estate of MR Barkla
  • Peter & Noela Gibbons
  • R&H Waters
  • The Wallace Arts Trust

ELATION   ($5’000 +) 

  • David & Genevieve Becroft Foundation
  • Sylvia K Rosevear


PRAISE ($1000+)

  • Don Currey
  • A&C Robertson
  • Selwyn Robinson Foundation
  • Bruce & Sandy McLean
  • Kenneth Cornish
  • Michael J Taylor
  • AM Tretter Trust
  • Athena Trust
  • P Wilson & G McGechan
  • Traude Leibbrand
  • Anonymous (4) 

GLORY  (Pledged Bequests)


  • David Hamilton
  • Sylvia K Rosevear
  • Jean McNee
  • Anonymous 

We also thank our monthly automatic payment donors whose contributions add up to a significant figure over time, no matter how small each month. 


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