The Chancellor's Circle

The Chancellor’s Circle recognises generous philanthropists who over the years have made important contributions to the University of Auckland, helping to shape its direction and achievements.

Special recognition for over $50m

  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation
  • Cancer Society Auckland Northland

The Sir Maurice O’Rorke Society

Members of this Society have made total contributions to the University of more than $5 million. They have provided tremendous leadership through their investment in tertiary education and, as was the case with the Honourable Sir Maurice O’Rorke, shown great dedication to supporting the academic achievements of New Zealanders.

Individuals

  • Estate of Brian Coote
  • The late Sir Graeme Douglas and Lady Ngaire Douglas
  • Sir Owen G Glenn
  • Goodfellow Family
  • Annette and Neal Plowman Family
  • Dr Beate Schuler
  • Estate of Warwick and Judy Smith
  • Estate of John W Turnbull

Organisations

  • Aotearoa Foundation
  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation
  • Cancer Society Auckland Northland
  • Cancer Society of New Zealand
  • Cure Kids
  • Energy Education Trust of New Zealand
  • Foundation North
  • Freemasons
  • Friends of the University of Auckland (US)
  • George Mason Charitable Trust
  • Heart Foundation
  • Hugh Green Foundation
  • Li Liangren Family Trust
  • Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust
  • Neurological Foundation of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
  • Perpetual Guardian
  • Presbyterian Methodist Congregational Foundation (Inc)
  • Public Trust
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Woolf Fisher Trust

The Sir George Fowlds Society

With total contributions of between $1 million and $5 million, members of this Society have made substantial commitments to university teaching and research. Their generosity has played and continues to play an important role in sustaining creativity and ingenuity at the University of Auckland.

Individuals

  • Estate of Anne Bellam
  • Charles Bidwill
  • Estate of Patricia Carroll
  • Clifford and Susanna Cook
  • Bernard and Kaye Crosby
  • Estate of Barbara and Robert (Bob) Dawn
  • Tim and Cathie Edney
  • Tony and Heather Falkenstein
  • Gus and Irene Fisher
  • Sian Elias and Hugh Fletcher
  • Dame Jenny Gibbs
  • Kim and Jeanette Goldwater
  • Dr Bruce and Dr Wendy Hadden
  • Paul Kelly
  • Dr John and Marylyn Mayo
  • Antony and Margaret Morris
  • Sir Douglas Myers
  • Agnes Paykel
  • Lesley Shelly
  • Estate of Sidney Taylor
  • Estate of Mr Murray Wren

Organisations

  • AGMARDT
  • Arthritis New Zealand
  • ASB Bank
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Auckland Council
  • Auckland District Health Board
  • Charitable Trust
  • Bank of New Zealand
  • Beca
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Breast Cancer Cure
  • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
  • Buchanan Charitable Foundation
  • Buckley Systems
  • Cancer Research Trust NZ – Titikaha Rangahau i nga Mate Pukupuku
  • The CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust
  • The Chartwell Trust
  • Chau Hoi Sheun Foundation
  • David Levene Foundation
  • Development West Coast
  • Edith Winstone Blackwell Foundation Trust
  • Fisher & Paykel Appliances
  • Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund
  • The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation
  • Glavish Family Trust
  • Green Lane Research and Educational Fund
  • The Hearing Research Foundation
  • Hugo Charitable Trust ("Hugo")
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • The Joan Mary Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • Jubilee Crippled Children Foundation Trust
  • The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
  • The Kelliher Charitable Trust
  • Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand
  • The Liggins Institute Trust
  • Li Ka Shing Foundation
  • Link Research and Grants
  • Lion Foundation
  • Mercury NZ Limited
  • MSA Charitable Trust
  • New Zealand Law Foundation
  • New Zealand Leadership Institute
  • Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
  • Oticon Australia
  • Pigeon Mountain & Halcyon Days Trusts Partnership
  • Ports of Auckland Limited
  • Professor J E Caughey Alcoholism and Abusive Substances Trust
  • Ralph and Eve Seelye Charitable Trust
  • Rawhiti Trust
  • Stevenson Foundation
  • Sunset Foundation (Inc)
  • Taurus Charitable Trust
  • Templeton Religion Trust
  • The Sir Thomas and Lady Duncan Trust
  • The UK Friends of The University of Auckland
  • Vodafone NZ
  • Westpac New Zealand

The Sir Douglas Robb Society

This Society recognises donors who have given a total of between $100,000 and $1 million to the University of Auckland. Over the years, these contributions have supported students in need and strengthened the University’s capabilities to teach and conduct research at a world-class level.

Individuals

  • Bruce and Donna Aitken
  • Estate of Margaret Andrews
  • Andrew Bagnall
  • Grant G Biggar
  • Ian and Estelle Billings
  • Estate of Ida Mary Booth
  • Dr Greg Brick
  • Dr John Buchanan
  • Estate of Margaret Burland
  • Estate of Helen Cadman
  • Timothy G Cameron
  • I. K. and Solan Chan
  • Estate of Carole Cliff
  • Valrae Collins
  • Erika and Robin Congreve
  • Estate of Edward Connolly
  • Estate of Ronald Cooper
  • Peter and Lizzie Coote
  • Estate of Jeanette R Crossley
  • Emeritus Professor Raewyn Dalziel
  • Elaine Davies
  • Sir Roderick and Lady Gillian Deane
  • Estate of Gwynn Duncan
  • Graeme M Edwards
  • Stuart C Feigin
  • Christine Fernyhough
  • Estate of Davida Fitzgibbon
  • Roger and Julie France
  • Professor Raoul Franklin
  • Huanjiao Gan
  • Gavin and Janice Gerrard
  • Sir Colin and Lady Giltrap
  • Andrew and Elle Grant
  • Diana Green
  • John Griffin
  • Lyla Haddon
  • Estate of Campbell Hagan
  • Professor Patrick and Anneliese Hanan
  • Estate of Alison H Hanham
  • Estate of Elizabeth Heard
  • Lloyd Herring
  • Jean Heywood
  • Greg and Shelley Horton
  • Michael Horton
  • Henry and Trudy Hudson
  • Manying and Ming Ip
  • Dr Robin and Ruth Isaacs
  • Estate of Nancy Jones
  • Sir Robert Jones
  • The Kraus Family
  • James A Lennon
  • Christopher P Liddell
  • Estate of Walter Linton
  • Jim and Hazel Lord
  • Sir Colin Maiden
  • Jonathan and Mary Mason
  • Professor Ngaire McBeath
  • Ian and Rosie McCrae
  • Estate of Jean McCubeary
  • Estate of Lynette C McHale
  • Kerry and Bob McMillan
  • Fady M Mishriki
  • The Murray Family
  • Anna Nathan
  • Dr Thanh Nguyen
  • Jon and Louise Nicholson
  • Anne and David Norman
  • Estate of Corinne S Opie
  • Amelia Pais-Rodriguez and Marcus Gerbich
  • David V Pearce
  • Brian and Sue Picot
  • Estate of Marjorie Prince
  • Beverley Randell
  • Joan M Ready
  • Estate of Professor John and Reverend Jill Richards
  • Geoff and Fran Ricketts
  • Kevin, Rowena and Rebecca Roberts
  • David and Dian Ross
  • Lyndy and Mark Sainsbury
  • Scott Family
  • Suzanne and Brian Service
  • Estate of Bettina D Sharman
  • Estate of Elsie Shrimpton
  • David and Corina Silich
  • Professor Peter Smith
  • Dr Richard Sorrenson and Professor Helen Sword
  • Estate of Evelyn Steer
  • Vicki and Scott St John
  • Estate of Nicholas Tarling
  • Cecilia Tarrant
  • Sir Edmund and Lady Thomas
  • Ray and Joan Thompson
  • Eric and Patricia Tracey
  • M and M Trotter
  • Gregory and Kathryn Trounson
  • Sir James Wallace
  • Professor Joanne Wilkes
  • Estate of Professor Leslie Woods
  • David and Angela Wright
  • Estate of Elsie L Wright

Organisations

  • Action on Hearing Loss
  • Agilent Technologies
  • AH Somerville Foundation
  • Air New Zealand
  • Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand
  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Allergan Australia
  • Allied Telesyn Research
  • Alzheimers New Zealand Charitable Trust (Inc)
  • The Angus Family Trust
  • The Anne Reid Memorial Trust
  • Antarctica New Zealand
  • Architectus
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation
  • Association for International
  • Cancer Research
  • The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand (Inc)
  • AstraZeneca
  • Auckland Eye Research Educational Trust
  • Auckland Heart Group Charitable Trust
  • Auckland Private Education Charitable Trust
  • Auckland University Engineers Association Charitable Trust
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group
  • Baxter Healthcare Ltd
  • Bell Gully
  • Biomed Limited
  • Blue Scope Steel
  • The Bone Marrow Cancer Research Trust
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Boyd Clarke Foundation
  • The Broad Foundations
  • Brookfields Lawyers
  • Bupa
  • The Burr Foundation
  • The Butland Medical Foundation
  • Cadbury New Zealand
  • Cancer Research Campaign Board
  • Carter Holt Harvey
  • Centre for Clinical Research and effective practice
  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
  • Child Cancer Foundation
  • Chisholm Whitney Family Charitable Trust
  • CoDa Therapeutics
  • Cognition Institute
  • Coker Charitable Trust
  • Colliers International
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia & New Zealand Foundation
  • COMET Auckland
  • Compania Minera Meridian
  • Comvita New Zealand Limited
  • Conservation International
  • CooperVision
  • Covidien
  • The Cystinosis Research Foundation
  • Danone Nutricia Ltd
  • David and Genevieve Becroft Foundation
  • DB Breweries
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Diabetes New Zealand Auckland Branch
  • The Dick Roberts Community Trust
  • Donny Charitable Trust
  • The Edwards Charitable Trust
  • Elam Trust for Art & Design
  • Electricity Engineers' Association of New Zealand (EEA)
  • Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern)
  • Endocore Research Trust
  • Ernst & Young
  • The Evelyn M Harrison Scholarship Trust
  • Eye Institute
  • Fertility Associates
  • Figment Foundation
  • The Fletcher Trust
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd
  • Fraser Thomas Ltd
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
  • Friedlander Foundation
  • Gaze Foundation
  • Genesis Energy
  • The Gerrard and Marti Friedlander Charitable Trust
  • GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand
  • Great Mercury Island Limited
  • Great Potentials Foundation
  • Gut Cancer Foundation
  • Hauser-Raspe Foundation
  • Hawke's Bay Medical Research Foundation
  • H B Williams Turanga Trust
  • Health Care Aotearoa
  • Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA)
  • HEB Construction Ltd
  • The HOPE-Selwyn Foundation
  • HP New Zealand
  • Hudson Global Resources
  • The Hynds Foundation
  • I Have a Dream Charitable Trust
  • The IHC Foundation
  • International Centre for Entrepreneurship Foundation
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature
  • InternetNZ
  • Invitrogen
  • The Japan Foundation
  • John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
  • The John Drake Memorial Scholarship Trust
  • The Sir John Kirwan Foundation
  • Sir John Logan Campbell Residuary Estate
  • John Templeton Foundation
  • King Street Advertising
  • Kiwiplan NZ
  • Korea Foundation
  • Korea Research Foundation
  • KPS Society Limited
  • LAM Charitable Trust
  • Lane Capital Group Ltd
  • Liggins Property Trust
  • The Lou and Iris Fisher Charitable Trust
  • L P Trust
  • Lynette June Sullivan Trust
  • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
  • The Marie Clay Literacy Trust
  • Matthew Oswin Memorial Trust
  • The McCall MacBain Foundation
  • The Mercia Barnes Trust
  • Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation
  • Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
  • Microsoft New Zealand
  • Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
  • MND New Zealand
  • Movember Foundation New Zealand
  • Mylan
  • Mylan NZ Ltd.
  • MYOB
  • NAR Foundation
  • National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression Inc
  • National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia)
  • National Geographic Society
  • The Nature Conservancy Trust (TNC)
  • Newmarket Rotary Charitable Trust
  • New Zealand Aids Foundation
  • New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute
  • New Zealand Carbon Farming Group
  • New Zealand Cot Death Association
  • The New Zealand Dementia Prevention Trust
  • New Zealand Optometric Vision Research Foundation
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Trust
  • New Zealand Pharmacy Education and Research Foundation
  • New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
  • NEXT Foundation
  • Norman F B Barry Foundation
  • North Shore Teachers College Trust
  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Novartis New Zealand
  • The Nurture Foundation for Reproductive Research
  • NuVasive (Aust/NZ) Pty Ltd
  • NZ Association of Optometrists Education & Research Fund
  • NZ Society for the Study of Diabetes
  • Oakley Mental Health Research Foundation
  • OceanaGold Corporation
  • Oceania & Eastern Group
  • The Ockham Foundation
  • Oracle New Zealand
  • Oxford Nutrition
  • Peter and Rae Fehl and the Fehl Trust
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group
  • Pharmacia New Zealand
  • Phyllis Rathby Wilson & Bruton Sweet Trust
  • Potato Productions Pte Ltd
  • ProCare Health
  • PwC
  • Rakon Limited
  • RAND Corporation
  • Remuera Bowling Club
  • Retina Australia
  • Robert Leitl Chair in Optometry Charitable Trust
  • Roche Products (New Zealand) Limited
  • Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland
  • Rotary Club of Ellerslie Sunrise
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand
  • College of Ophthalmologists
  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
  • Sanofi-aventis Australia
  • Save Sight Society
  • Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment
  • Seismic Micro-Technology
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • SKYCITY Entertainment Group
  • Sleepyhead Manufacturing
  • Solid Energy
  • Spark New Zealand
  • The Starship Foundation
  • Stroke Foundation of New Zealand Northern
  • Region Incorporated
  • Taiwanese Trust Board
  • Team McMillan BMW
  • The Tindall Foundation
  • The T M Pacey Family Trust
  • The Todd Foundation
  • Tom Cat Trust
  • Tonkin & Taylor
  • The University of Auckland Society
  • Vector
  • Vernon Tews Education Trust
  • Vodafone NZ Foundation
  • Waikato Medical Research Foundation
  • The Wallath Trust
  • Warren Architects' Educational Charitable Trust
  • Watercare Services Limited
  • Wellington City Council
  • The Sir William and Lady Lois Manchester Charitable Trust
  • William Demant Foundation
  • The Wishbone Trust
  • Wright Family Foundation