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 Graeme Douglas and Lady Ngaire Douglas
  • Lynne Erceg
  • Owen G. Glenn
  • Goodfellow Family
  • Annette and Neal Plowman Family
  • Julian Robertson
  • Estate of Warwick and Judy Smith
  • Estate of John W Turnbull

Organisations

  • ASB Community Trust
  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation
  • Cancer Society Auckland
  • Cancer Society of New Zealand
  • Cure Kids
  • Energy Education Trust of New Zealand
  • Freemasons
  • Friends of The University of Auckland (US)
  • George Mason Charitable Trust
  • Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust
  • National Heart Foundation
  • Neurological Foundation of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
  • Perpetual Guardian
  • Presbyterian Methodist Congregational Foundation (Inc)
  • Public Trust
  • Wellcome 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

  • Anne Bellam
  • Charles Bidwill
  • Patricia Carroll
  • Bernard and Kaye Crosby
  • Sir Graeme and Lady Ngaire Douglas
  • Gus and Irene Fisher
  • Dame Jenny Gibbs
  • Kim and Jeanette Goldwater
  • Dr Bruce and Dr Wendy Hadden
  • Paul Kelly
  • John and Marylyn Mayo
  • Sir Douglas Myers
  • Agnes Paykel
  • Julian Robertson
  • Dr Beate Schuler
  • Lesley Shelly
  • Sidney Taylor
  • Estate of Murray J Wren

Organisations

  • AGMARDT
  • Anonymous
  • Arthritis New Zealand
  • ASB Bank
  • Auckland Council
  • Bank of New Zealand
  • Beca
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
  • Breast Cancer Research Trust
  • Buckley Systems
  • Buchanan Charitable Foundation
  • The CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust
  • The Chartwell Trust
  • Chau Hoi Sheun Foundation
  • Deafness Research Foundation
  • Development West Coast
  • Edith Winstone Blackwell Foundation Trust Board
  • Energy Education Trust of New Zealand
  • Fisher & Paykel Appliances
  • Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund
  • The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation
  • Genesis Oncology Trust
  • Glavish Family Trust
  • Green Lane Research and Educational Fund
  • Hanban
  • Hugo Charitable Trust (“Hugo”)
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Jubilee Crippled Children Foundation Trust Board
  • Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand
  • Li Ka Shing Foundation
  • The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
  • The Kelliher Charitable Trust
  • The Liggins Institute Trust
  • Lion Foundation
  • Link Research and Grants
  • Mercury NZ Limited
  • MSA Charitable Trust
  • New Zealand Guardian Trust
  • New Zealand Law Foundation
  • New Zealand Leadership Institute
  • Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
  • Oticon Foundation
  • Pigeon Mountain & Halcyon Days Trusts Partnership
  • Ports of Auckland Limited
  • Prof. J E Caughey Alcoholism and Abusive Substances Trust
  • Ralph and Eve Seelye Charitable Trust
  • Rawhiti Trust
  • Stevenson Foundation
  • Sunset Foundation (Inc.)
  • Templeton Religion Trust
  • Vodafone NZ
  • Westpac New Zealand
  • Woolf Fisher Trust

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

  • Margaret Andrews
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Bruce and Donna Aitken
  • Andrew J. Bagnall
  • Grant G Biggar
  • Ian and Estelle Billings
  • Estate of Ida Mary Booth
  • Dr Greg Brick
  • Dr John Buchanan
  • Margaret Burland
  • Helen Cadman
  • Timothy G Cameron
  • I. K. and Solan Chan
  • Carole Cliff
  • Valrae Collins
  • Erika and Robin Congreve
  • Edward Connolly
  • Ronald Cooper
  • Estate of Jeanette R. Crossley
  • Emeritus Professor Raewyn Dalziel
  • Elaine Davies
  • Gwynn Duncan
  • Tim and Cathie Edney
  • Graeme M. Edwards
  • Tony and Heather Falkenstein
  • Davida Fitzgibbon
  • Roger and Julie France
  • Professor Raoul Franklin
  • Gavin and Janice Gerrard
  • Andrew and Elle Grant
  • Diana Green
  • John Griffin
  • Lyla Haddon
  • 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
  • Sir Colin Giltrap
  • Dr Robin and Ruth Isaacs
  • Nancy Jones
  • Sir Robert Jones
  • The Kraus Family
  • James A Lennon
  • Sir David Levene
  • Jim and Hazel Lord
  • Dr John and Marylyn Mayo
  • Professor Ngaire McBeath
  • Jean McCubeary
  • Estate of Lynette C McHale
  • Fady M. Mishriki
  • Antony and Margaret Morris
  • Ian and Emma Murray
  • Dr Thanh Nguyen
  • Jon and Louise Nicholson
  • Anne and David Norman
  • Agnes Paykel
  • Maurice Paykel
  • David V. Pearce
  • Brian and Sue Picot
  • Marjorie Prince
  • Geoff and Fran Ricketts
  • Kevin and Rebecca Roberts
  • Scott Family
  • Beverley Randell
  • Joan M Ready
  • Beate Schuler
  • Suzanne and Brian Service
  • Estate of Bettina D Sharman
  • Elsie Shrimpton
  • David and Corina Silich
  • Professor Peter Smith
  • Evelyn Steer
  • Estate of Nicholas Tarling
  • Sir Edmund Thomas and Lady Margaret Thomas
  • Eric and Patricia Tracey
  • Professor Leslie Woods
  • Estate of Elsie L Wright

Organisations

  • Agilent Technologies
  • Air New Zealand
  • Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand
  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Alzheimers New Zealand Charitable Trust Inc.
  • Allergan Australia
  • Allied Telesyn Research
  • The Anne Reid Memorial Trust
  • Anonymous (6)
  • Antarctica New Zealand
  • Arthritis Foundation of New Zealand
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation
  • Association for International Cancer Research
  • The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand (Inc.)
  • AstraZeneca
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Auckland District Health Board Charitable Trust
  • 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
  • Beca Group
  • Bell Gully
  • Blue Scope Steel
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • The Broad Foundations
  • Brookfields Lawyers
  • Bupa
  • The Burr Foundation
  • Butland Medical Foundation
  • Cadbury New Zealand
  • Cancer Research Campaign Board
  • Carter Holt Harvey
  • The CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Trust
  • Centre for Clinical Research and effective practice
  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance
  • Chapman Tripp
  • The Chartwell Trust
  • Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
  • 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
  • Fehl Charitable Trust
  • Fertility Associates
  • The Fletcher Trust
  • Fraser Thomas Ltd
  • The HOPE-Selwyn Foundation
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
  • Friends of the Liggins Institute Charitable Trust
  • The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation
  • Gaze Foundation
  • Genesis Energy
  • George Mason Charitable Trust
  • GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand
  • Great Mercury Island Ltd
  • Great Potentials Foundation
  • Green Lane Research and Educational Fund
  • Hauser-Raspe Foundation
  • Hawke’s Bay Medical Research Foundation
  • Health Care Aotearoa
  • Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA)
  • HP New Zealand
  • Hudson Global Resources
  • The Hugh Green Foundation
  • The Hynds Foundation
  • IHC Foundation
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature
  • InternetNZ
  • Invitrogen
  • Neuro Research Charitable Trust
  • The Joan Mary Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • The Japan Foundation
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • The John Drake Memorial Scholarship Trust
  • John Templeton Foundation
  • Jubilee Crippled Children Foundation Trust Board
  • King Street Advertising
  • Kiwiplan NZ
  • Korea Research Foundation
  • Korean Foundation
  • KPS Society Limited
  • LAM Charitable Trust
  • Lane Capital Group Ltd
  • Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand
  • Li Liangren Family Trust
  • L P Trust
  • Link Research and Grants
  • Lynette June Sullivan Trust
  • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
  • Marie Clay Literacy Trust
  • Matthew Oswin Memorial Trust
  • The Mercia Barnes Trust
  • Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
  • Microsoft New Zealand
  • Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
  • Movember Foundation New Zealand
  • National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
  • National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia)
  • National Geographic Society
  • The Next Foundation
  • New Zealand Aids Foundation
  • The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation
  • New Zealand Cot Death Association
  • The New Zealand Dementia Prevention Trust
  • New Zealand Optometric Vision Research Foundation
  • New Zealand Pharmacy Education and Research Foundation
  • Newmarket Rotary Charitable Foundation
  • Norman F B Barry Foundation
  • North Shore Teachers College Trust
  • Novartis New Zealand
  • The Nurture Foundation for Reproductive Research
  • 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
  • Oticon Foundation
  • Oxford Nutrition
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group
  • Pharmacia New Zealand
  • Problem Gambling Committee
  • ProCare Health
  • PwC
  • Ralph and Eve Seelye Charitable Trust
  • 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 Australasian College of Physicians
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal National Institute for Deaf People
  • 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
  • Sinclair Knight Merz
  • Sir John Logan Campbell Residuary Estate
  • The Sir William and Lady Lois Manchester Charitable Trust
  • SKYCITY Entertainment Group
  • Sleepyhead Manufacturing
  • Solid Energy
  • The Starship Foundation
  • Stroke Foundation of New Zealand Northern Region Incorporated
  • Taiwanese Trust Board
  • Taurus Charitable Trust
  • Team McMillan BMW
  • Telecom New Zealand
  • The Tindall Foundation
  • The Todd Foundation
  • Tom Cat Trust
  • The UK Friends of The University of Auckland
  • The University of Auckland Society
  • The T M Pacey Family Trust
  • Tonkin & Taylor
  • Vector
  • Vernon Tews Education Trust
  • Vodafone NZ Foundation
  • Waikato Medical Research Foundation
  • Warren Architects’ Educational Charitable Trust
  • Waterloo Trust
  • The Wishbone Trust
  • Wright Family Foundation