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.

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

  • Sir Owen G Glenn
  • Dr Beate Schuler
  • Estate of Warwick and Judy Smith
  • Estate of John W Turnbull

Organisations

  • Annette and Neal Plowman Family
  • 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
  • Goodfellow Family
  • Heart Foundation
  • Hugh Green Foundation
  • Julian Robertson
  • 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
  • The late Sir Graeme Douglas and Lady Ngaire Douglas
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Woolf Fisher Trust
  • Anonymous (3)

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 Patrica Carroll
  • Clifford and Susanna Cook
  • Estate of Brian Coote
  • Tim and Cathie Edney
  • Dame Jenny Gibbs
  • Kim and Jeanette Goldwater
  • Dr Bruce and Dr Wendy Hadden
  • Paul Kelly
  • Sir David Levene
  • 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
  • Auckland Council
  • Auckland District Health Board Charitable Trust
  • Bank of New Zealand
  • Beca
  • Bernard and Kaye Crosby
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Breast Cancer Cure
  • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
  • Buchanan Charitable Foundation
  • Buckley Systems
  • Cancer Research Trust NZ
  • Chau Hoi Sheun Foundation
  • Development West Coast
  • Edith Winstone Blackwell Foundation Trust
  • Fisher & Paykel Appliances
  • Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund
  • Glavish Family Trust
  • Green Lane Research and Educational Fund
  • Gus and Irene Fisher
  • Hugo Charitable Trust ("Hugo")
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jubilee Crippled Children Foundation Trust
  • Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand
  • Li Ka Shing Foundation
  • Link Research and Grants
  • Lion Foundation
  • Manaiakalani Education Trust
  • Mercury NZ Limited
  • MSA Charitable Trust
  • New Zealand Law Foundation
  • New Zealand Leadership Institute
  • Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
  • Oticon Foundation
  • 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 CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust
  • The Chartwell Trust
  • The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation
  • The Hearing Research Foundation
  • The Joan Mary Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
  • The Kelliher Charitable Trust
  • The Liggins Institute Trust
  • The UK Friends of The University of Auckland
  • Vodafone NZ
  • Westpac New Zealand
  • Anonymous

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

  • 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
  • Dr Thanh Nguyen
  • I. K. and Solan Chan
  • Estate of Carole Cliff
  • Valrae Collins
  • Erika and Robin Congreve
  • Estate of Edward Connolly
  • Estate of Ronald Cooper
  • Estate of Jeanette R Crossley
  • Emeritus Professor Raewyn Dalziel
  • Elaine Davies
  • Estate of Gwynn Duncan
  • Graeme M Edwards
  • Tony and Heather Falkenstein
  • Stuart C Feigin
  • Christine Fernyhough
  • Estate of Davida Fitzgibbon
  • Roger and Julie France
  • Professor Raoul Franklin
  • Gavin and Janice Gerrard
  • Andrew and Elle Grant
  • Diana Green
  • John Griffin
  • Lyla Haddon
  • Estate of Campbell Hagan
  • Professor Patrick and Anneliese Hanan
  • Estate of Elizabeth Heard
  • Lloyd Herring
  • Jean Heywood
  • Greg and Shelley Horton
  • Michael Horton
  • Henry and Trudy Hudson
  • Dr Robin and Ruth Isaacs
  • Estate of Nancy Jones
  • Sir Robert  Jones
  • Potato Productions Pte Ltd
  • James A Lennon
  • Christopher P Liddell
  • Jim and Hazel Lord
  • Professor Ngaire McBeath
  • Estate of Jean McCubeary
  • Estate of Lynette C McHale
  • Fady M Mishriki
  • Anna Nathan
  • Jon and Louise Nicholson
  • Anne and David Norman
  • David V Pearce
  • The Ockham Foundation
  • Estate of Marjorie Prince
  • Beverley Randell
  • Joan M Ready
  • Geoff and Fran Ricketts
  • Julian Robertson
  • Lyndy and Mark Sainsbury
  • 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
  • Estate of Nicholas Tarling
  • Sir Edmund and Lady Thomas
  • Ray and Joan Thompson
  • Eric and Patricia Tracey
  • M and M Trotter
  • Gregory and Kathryn Trounson
  • Estate of Professor Leslie Woods
  • David and Angela Wright
  • Estate of Elsie L Wright
  • Anonymous

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)
  • Antarctica New Zealand
  • Architectus
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation
  • Association for International Cancer Research
  • 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
  • Boyd Clarke Foundation
  • Brian and Sue Picot
  • Brookfields Lawyers
  • Bruce and Donna Aitken
  • Bupa
  • 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
  • Danone Nutricia Ltd
  • David and Genevieve Becroft Foundation
  • DB Breweries
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Diabetes New Zealand Auckland Branch
  • Donny Charitable Trust
  • Elam Trust for Art & Design
  • Electricity Engineers' Association of New Zealand (EEA)
  • Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern)
  • Endocore Research Trust
  • Ernst & Young
  • Eye Institute
  • Fehl Charitable Trust
  • Fertility Associates
  • Figment Foundation
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd
  • Fraser Thomas Ltd
  • Gaze Foundation
  • Genesis Energy
  • GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand
  • Great Mercury Island Limited
  • Great Potentials Foundation
  • Gut Cancer Foundation
  • H B Williams Turanga Trust
  • Hauser-Raspe Foundation
  • Hawke's Bay Medical Research Foundation
  • Health Care Aotearoa
  • Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA)
  • HEB Construction Ltd
  • HP New Zealand
  • Hudson Global Resources
  • International Centre for Entrepreneurship Foundation
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature
  • InternetNZ
  • Invitrogen
  • John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
  • John Templeton Foundation
  • Kevin, Rowena and Rebecca Roberts
  • King Street Advertising
  • Kiwiplan NZ
  • Korea Foundation
  • Korea Research Foundation
  • KPS Society Limited
  • L P Trust
  • LAM Charitable Trust
  • Lane Capital Group Ltd
  • Liggins Property Trust
  • Lynette June Sullivan Trust
  • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
  • Matthew Oswin Memorial Trust
  • Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation
  • Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
  • Microsoft New Zealand
  • Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
  • Movember Foundation New Zealand
  • Mylan
  • NAR Foundation
  • National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression Inc
  • National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia)
  • National Geographic Society
  • New Zealand Aids Foundation
  • New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute
  • New Zealand Carbon Farming Group
  • New Zealand Cot Death Association
  • New Zealand Optometric Vision Research Foundation
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Trust
  • New Zealand Pharmacy Education and Research Foundation
  • New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
  • Newmarket Rotary Charitable Trust
  • NEXT Foundation
  • Norman F B Barry Foundation
  • North Shore Teachers College Trust
  • Novartis New Zealand
  • 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
  • Oracle New Zealand
  • Oxford Nutrition
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group
  • Pharmacia New Zealand
  • ProCare Health
  • PwC
  • 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
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Sanofi-aventis Australia
  • Save Sight Society
  • Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment
  • Scott Family
  • Seismic Micro-Technology
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Sir Colin and Lady Giltrap
  • Sir James Wallace
  • Sir John Logan Campbell Residuary Estate
  • Sir Roderick and Lady Gillian Deane
  • SKYCITY Entertainment Group
  • Sleepyhead Manufacturing
  • Solid Energy
  • Spark New Zealand
  • Stroke Foundation of New Zealand Northern Region Incorporated
  • Taiwanese Trust Board
  • Team McMillan BMW
  • The Angus Family Trust
  • The Anne Reid Memorial Trust
  • The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand (Inc)
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • The Broad Foundations
  • The Burr Foundation
  • The Butland Medical Foundation
  • The Cystinosis Research Foundation
  • The Dick Roberts Community Trust
  • The Edwards Charitable Trust
  • The Evelyn M Harrison Scholarship Trust
  • The Fletcher Trust
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
  • The Gerrard and Marti Friedlander Charitable Trust
  • The HOPE-Selwyn Foundation
  • The Hynds Foundation
  • The IHC Foundation
  • The Japan Foundation
  • The John Drake Memorial Scholarship Trust
  • The Kraus Family
  • The Marie Clay Literacy Trust
  • The McCall MacBain Foundation
  • The Mercia Barnes Trust
  • The Murray Family
  • The Nature Conservancy Trust (TNC)
  • The New Zealand Dementia Prevention Trust
  • The Nurture Foundation for Reproductive Research
  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
  • The Sir Thomas and Lady Duncan Trust
  • The Sir William and Lady Lois Manchester Charitable Trust
  • The Starship Foundation
  • The T M Pacey Family Trust
  • The Tindall Foundation
  • The Todd Foundation
  • The University of Auckland Society
  • The Wallath Trust
  • The Wishbone Trust
  • Tom Cat Trust
  • Tonkin & Taylor
  • Vector
  • Vernon Tews Education Trust
  • Vodafone NZ Foundation
  • Waikato Medical Research Foundation
  • Warren Architects' Educational Charitable Trust
  • Wright Family Foundation
  • Anonymous (3)