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The Australian and New Zealand Festival is supported by individuals and corporations who understand the significant impact their donations can have on promoting and developing the work of Australian & New Zealand writers, artists and performers.

Members will enjoy exclusive access to the annual festival and are an integral part of building towards our year-round platform for Australian and New Zealand artists in Europe over the next three years. No other festival and associated programme exists quite like it. The Festival is a UK Registered Charity, so UK tax payer donations will be tax deductible and eligible for Gift Aid.

To become a Festival Friend or Guardian, please follow the “Join Now” link below. To discuss becoming a Patron or Benefactor with one of our dedicated team members, or for any other member-related queries, please write to members@ausnzfestival.com and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

We hope you are able to support the Festival, at any level. Thank you.

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Core supporters

The Australia New Zealand Festival is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, to support the promotion of Australian writers to international audiences.

 

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We are also grateful to the national arts body for New Zealand, Creative New Zealand, for supporting the festival and helping us present the best of New Zealand writing.

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Corporate Supporters

  • Principal Academic Partner: King’s College London
  • Hotel Partner: Grange Hotels

 


THANK YOU TO OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS FOR SUPPORTING US IN 2014

Founding Benefactors
Charles Morgan, Jessica Kimmel

Founding Patrons
Sarah Cooke, Brooke Fitzsimons, Neilma Gantner, Roslyn Kelly and David Morgan, New Zealand Society, Steven and Jane Wilson

Festival Supporters
Australia Day Foundation, Australasian Recruitment Company, Australian Wildlife Trust, Sir Ross Cranston and Hazel Phillips, John Dauth, Erica Duggan, Kylie Evans, David Fitzsimons, Marion Gluck, Sir Michael Hintze, Catherine Holmes ā Court-Mather, Simon Johnson, Sayuri Katsuyama, Dr Buzz McCarthy, Siobhan Reddy, Joy Rhoades, RG Media, RMIT, Robert Rooney, Leo Ryan, Caitlin Ryan, Patricia Ryan, Deborah Scott, Geoff Sewell and Simone Lanham, Cathi Taylor, Julie Taylor Mills, Denise Wadley, Michael Wadley, Trish Wadley

Festival Friends
Ronda Armitage, Erin, Bassett, Tania Bearsley, Katie Bennett, Sue Bigg, Christopher Bowen, Nathalie Bristow, Richard Caldwell, Sophia Callaghan, Dr Kay Cohen, Samantha Cohen, Katie Cole, Russell Collier, Christine Diamond, Bonnie-Kate Dewar, Eloise Duthie, David Emmerson, Skye Gyngell, Alexa Haslingden, Michael Hedley-Whyte, Lisa Harriman, Lisa Highton, James Hillier, Hiraani Himona, Meredith Hooper, Fiona Johnson, Aine Kelly, Sarah Kennedy, Heather Killen, Ian Learmonth, Alexandra Lewis, Veronica Lysaght, Siobhan Martin, Jennifer Meagher, Angus McDonald, Lauren McGee, Graeme McKean, Margaret Mee, Suzie Miller, Eva Menuhin, Philip Morton, Rupert Myer, Carol O’Donovan, Dominique Ogilvie, Andrew Oster, Elizabeth Ottosson, Mark Potter, Glenda Price, Jay Rutovitz, Shelagh Ryan, Joanne Sawicki, Gillian Scanlan, Natalie Sisson, Susan Smith, Mark Stuart-Smith, Mary Strang, Mark Stuart-Smith, Colleen Toomey, Catherine Wadley, Matthew Wadley, Doug Wallace, Ivor Wells, Lisa White, Madeleine White, Adam Wills, Katherine Wilson, Dionne Wratten, Ali Yeldham, Charles Williams

Pozible Friends
Nicole Avery, Kerryn Beeching, Vanessa Benussi, Ski Brooker, Katie Cat, Laxmi Chhaya, Rich Chen, Samantha Cohen, Alan Crabbe, Louise Ellis, Kendall Feaver, Rose Giannone, Emma Monk, Michelle Newell, Sally Pickett, Jack Pratten, Sylwia Rejs, Bill Samuel, Tracy Stanton, Vivienne Wordley

THANK YOU TO OUR 2015 MEMBERS FOR HELPING US GROW

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£30 Festival Friend

Membership to the Aus & NZ Festival includes:

  • Priority Booking
  • 20% discount on festival events across the board
  • Great value discounts on Festival Day and Weekend passes
  • An exclusive Friends’ queue at the most popular festival events
  • A membership lanyard to identify you as a Friend at the Festival

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£250 and above Festival Guardian

All Festival Friend benefits, plus:

  • Access to the exclusive Writers’ and Artists’ Lounge at the Festival
  • 2 complimentary tickets to Opening & Closing Night events
  • VIP status and reserved seating
  • Your name on the Supporters’ Board, printed programme and website

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£1,500 and above Patron

All Festival Guardian benefits, plus:

  • 2x VIP Festival  Passes: unlimited access to events*
  • Invitation to exclusive launch parties, and the Opening Night Reception with artists and authors

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£5,000 and above Founding Benefactor

Bespoke all-access festival experience, including all Guardian benefits listed above, with:

  • 6x VIP Festival passes: unlimited access to events*
  • Named support of an event or festival strand

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*subject to availability

There are a number of ways you can become a part of the Festival’s members scheme:

  • By debit or credit card  JOIN NOW
  • By standing order or cheque
    > Click on the programme cover below to open our members form in PDF format, which you can then save and print off. Just fill in the blanks and post it to us directly!

If you have any queries and would like to speak to someone, please contact members@ausnzfestival.com and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

Members Brochure

Click on the cover to download and print (if you wish to donate by post).

Download the Patrons Leaflet

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