• Sponsors, Donors and Partners

Tairāwhiti Museum would like to acknowledge the support of the following ongoing sponsors

Exhibition previews and events

Sunshine Brewery

Spade Oak Vineyard

Friends of the Museum discount programme

Personality Framers


Contracts for Services

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 ELC (Enriched Local Curriculum) Programme.  This contract provides operational funding for the museum to deliver our schools education programmes.

For more information please contact the Museum Director



Special Project Grants

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.

Tairāwhiti Museum partners with many organisations to deliver exhibitions, events and special 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.

To propose a donation of items to the museum collections please go here.


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!

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