Takoha mai—Donate to the Living Pā

You can support the Living Pā by making a donation—find out how.

Your gift, whether small or large, will help us transform Te Herenga Waka Marae into a people-focused, whenua-focused learning and innovation hub. Your support will help us to create a 'living building'—a sustainability exemplar designed to shift benchmarks and show what is possible.

Choose where to direct your gift

You can choose to direct your donation to a particular area:

  • Rauemi—Using only materials that are safe for all species
  • Pūngao—Generating 105% of our energy and giving back to the grid system
  • Wai—Treating water as a precious resource and taking into account the local ecology
  • He Pā Mataora—Supporting scholarships, art, and community spaces
  • The area of greatest need.

Giving online using a credit or debit card

Giving by bank transfer

You can donate directly into our bank account.

Account Name: Victoria University of Wellington Foundation
Account Number: 06-0594-0044763-00
Bank: ANZ
Branch: Victoria University of Wellington

In the reference section include your name and 'Living Pā', and—if appropriate—your chosen area.

Please also send an email to us at development-office@vuw.ac.nz and include your details so that we can acknowledge your gift and send you a receipt.

Giving from the UK, the US, or Hong Kong

We have registered charities in the UK, US, and Hong Kong. This means that if you donate from the UK we can claim Gift Aid on your donation. If you donate from the US or Hong Kong you can claim a tax deduction.

Whakapā mai—Get in touch

If you experience any issues with making a donation or would like to discuss how to direct your gift, please contact us by email at development-office@vuw.ac.nz, or by phone: +64 4 463 5713

Further information

All donation amounts are in New Zealand dollars.

You may choose to give anonymously. If you use the online donation form and don't wish to have your name published, please check the 'anonymous gift' box. If you make your gift by bank transfer, email us to let us know that you'd like to remain anonymous.

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