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

  • Dr Beate Schuler
  • Sir Owen G Glenn

Organisations

  • Annette and Neal Plowman Family
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Aotearoa Foundation
  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation
  • Cancer Society Auckland Northland
  • Cancer Society of New Zealand
  • Cure Kids
  • Energy Education Trust of New Zealand
  • Estate of Brian Coote
  • Estate of John W Turnbull
  • Estate of Warwick and Judy Smith
  • Foundation North
  • Freemasons
  • Friends of the University of Auckland (US)
  • George Mason Charitable Trust
  • Goodfellow Family
  • 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
  • The late Sir Graeme Douglas and Lady Ngaire Douglas
  • 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

  • Agnes Paykel
  • Antony and Margaret Morris
  • Charles Bidwill
  • Clifford and Susanna Cook
  • Dame Jenny Gibbs
  • David Levene Foundation
  • Dr Bruce and Dr Wendy Hadden
  • Dr John and Marylyn Mayo
  • Kim and Jeanette Goldwater
  • Lesley Shelly
  • Paul Kelly
  • Sian Elias and Hugh Fletcher
  • Sir Douglas Myers
  • Tim and Cathie Edney

Organisations

  • AGMARDT
  • Anonymous
  • 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
  • Estate of Anne Bellam
  • Estate of Barbara and Robert (Bob) Dawn
  • Estate of Mr Murray Wren
  • Estate of Patricia Carroll
  • Estate of Sidney Taylor
  • 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
  • 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 Atlantic Philanthropies
  • 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 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

  • Amelia Pais-Rodriguez and Marcus Gerbich
  • Andrew and Elle Grant
  • Andrew Bagnall
  • Anna Nathan
  • Anne and David Norman
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Beverley Randell
  • Cecilia Tarrant
  • Christine Fernyhough
  • Christopher P Liddell
  • David and Angela Wright
  • David and Corina Silich
  • David and Dian Ross
  • David V Pearce
  • Diana Green
  • Dr Greg Brick
  • Dr John Buchanan
  • Dr Richard Sorrenson and Professor Helen Sword
  • Dr Robin and Ruth Isaacs
  • Dr Thanh Nguyen
  • Elaine Davies
  • Emeritus Professor Raewyn Dalziel
  • Eric and Patricia Tracey
  • Erika and Robin Congreve
  • Fady M Mishriki
  • Gavin and Janice Gerrard
  • Geoff and Fran Ricketts
  • Graeme M Edwards
  • Grant G Biggar
  • Greg and Shelley Horton
  • Gregory and Kathryn Trounson
  • Henry and Trudy Hudson
  • Huanjiao Gan
  • I. K. and Solan Chan
  • Ian and Estelle Billings
  • Ian and Rosie McCrae
  • James A Lennon
  • Jean Heywood
  • Jim and Hazel Lord
  • Joan M Ready
  • John Griffin
  • Jon and Louise Nicholson
  • Jonathan and Mary Mason
  • Kerry and Bob McMillan
  • Lloyd Herring
  • Lyla Haddon
  • Lyndy and Mark Sainsbury
  • M and M Trotter
  • Manying and Ming Ip
  • Michael Horton
  • Peter and Lizzie Coote
  • Potato Productions Pte Ltd
  • Professor Joanne Wilkes
  • Professor Ngaire McBeath
  • Professor Patrick and Anneliese Hanan
  • Professor Peter Smith
  • Professor Raoul Franklin
  • Ray and Joan Thompson
  • Roger and Julie France
  • Sir Colin Maiden
  • Sir Edmund and Lady Thomas
  • Sir Robert Jones
  • Stuart C Feigin
  • Suzanne and Brian Service
  • The Ockham Foundation
  • Timothy G Cameron
  • Tony and Heather Falkenstein
  • Valrae Collins
  • Vicki and Scott St John

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)
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • 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
  • Estate of Alison H Hanham
  • Estate of Bettina D Sharman
  • Estate of Campbell Hagan
  • Estate of Carole Cliff
  • Estate of Corinne S Opie
  • Estate of Davida Fitzgibbon
  • Estate of Edward Connolly
  • Estate of Elizabeth Heard
  • Estate of Elsie L Wright
  • Estate of Elsie Shrimpton
  • Estate of Evelyn Steer
  • Estate of Gwynn Duncan
  • Estate of Helen Cadman
  • Estate of Ida Mary Booth
  • Estate of Jean McCubeary
  • Estate of Jeanette R Crossley
  • Estate of Lynette C McHale
  • Estate of Margaret Andrews
  • Estate of Margaret Burland
  • Estate of Marjorie Prince
  • Estate of Nancy Jones
  • Estate of Nicholas Tarling
  • Estate of Professor John and Reverend Jill Richards
  • Estate of Professor Leslie Woods
  • Estate of Ronald Cooper
  • Estate of Walter Linton
  • Eye Institute
  • Fehl Charitable Trust
  • Fertility Associates
  • Figment Foundation
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd
  • Fraser Thomas Ltd
  • Friedlander Foundation
  • 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
  • I Have a Dream Charitable Trust
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • 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
  • Phyllis Rathby Wilson & Bruton Sweet Trust
  • 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
  • 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 Bone Marrow Cancer Research Trust
  • 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 TrustThe 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 Lou and Iris Fisher Charitable Trust
  • 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 Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
  • The Sir John Kirwan Foundation
  • 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
  • Watercare Services Limited
  • Wellington City Council
  • William Demant Foundation
  • Wright Family Foundation