Tairāwhiti Museum works closely with Gisborne District Council through a Contract for Services and Lease Agreement to provide museum services within the Tairāwhiti Region. This contract provides for the majority of the museum’s ongoing operational funding.
Tairāwhiti Museum has a Contract with the Ministry of Education through it’s Enriched Local Curriculum (ELC) Programme. This contract provides operational funding for the museum to deliver our schools education programmes.
For more information please contact the Museum Director
Tairāwhiti Museum is grateful for support from Trust Tairāwhiti and Eastland and Central Community Trust and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage toward recent museum projects.
We welcome opportunities to work with organisations, businesses and individuals to celebrate the rich culture of Tairāwhiti and support the well-being and prosperity of our communities. Please contact the museum Director to discuss your ideas.
Sunrise Foundation Special Interest Fund
The museum recently established a special interest fund with The Sunrise Foundation. This endowment fund will support the development and care of the museum’s art and heritage collection. To find out more about supporting this fund please contact the Museum Director, or The Sunrise Foundation.
We welcome ideas for new projects and exhibitions so if you have something in mind, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!