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Canterbury Museum has a rich and fascinating history and an exciting future. Sponsorship, donations and bequests can make a real difference to our work.

20150313 Tractor Auction3

In 2015, the Commodore Hotel helped with the purchase of this tractor used by Sir Ed Hillary at Scott Base, Antarctica.

We gratefully acknowledge the significant ongoing financial support from the Christchurch City Council, and the Waimakariri, Hurunui and Selwyn District Councils for our operational budgets and from our other funders and sponsors:

Funders (2016)
  • Adson Trust (purchase of Ivan Mauger Collection)
  • Barker Family (digitisation of Barker Collection)
  • Christchurch City Council (Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976 exhibition)
  • Friends of Canterbury Museum (purchase of objects)
  • Lion Foundation (digitisation of Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography)
  • Mason Foundation (research funding and publication of Records of the Canterbury Museum)
  • Ministry of Education (Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom funding)
  • Rata Foundation (Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976 exhibition and digitisation of MacDonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography)
  • R S Allan Memorial Fund (research funding)
Sponsors (2016)

Alternative Radio Exhibition

  • Meridian Energy
  • NZI
  • Broker Web Services
  • University of Canterbury Students' Association
  • Ecochem Ltd
  • New City Barbers
  • Pegasus Bay Vineyards & Winery Ltd
  • Pomeroys
  • Switch Espresso Ltd
  • Three Boys Brewery
  • Where the Fox Lives

A Victorian Christmas at Canterbury Museum

  • Christmas Hut