Our new initiatives, and core programme, are only made possible by the grants and sponsorship we receive, and the generous contribution from our Patrons and Benefactors.

The benefits of being a patron of the 2015 Festival of Colour

  • Receive two invitations to the launch of the Festival 2015 programme
  • Enjoy a priority booking period for ticket purchases
  • Be acknowledged on the Festival website, in the programme and on the sponsor board during the Festival of Colour
  • Receive two invitations to Festival functions
  • Receive regular newsletters updating you on the Festival progress

The donation of $500 is tax-deductible and can be made in one payment of $500, two annual payments of $250 or regular instalments via automatic payment. You can pay online at 03 1739 0063151 00 or simply pay by credit card – click here.

Should you wish to upgrade to Benefactor status, this donation of $2,000 entitles you to all the above as well as six complimentary tickets to a performance of your choice and a dedicated personalised booking service including selection of preferred seating to reserve in the Crystal Palace and Lake Wanaka Centre.

And our new Patron Plus and Benefactor Plus options are for those who wish to support both the Festival of Colour and Aspiring Conversations. The donation is an additional $250 as a patron and $1000 as a benefactor to enjoy the same privilges as for the Festival of Colour. Contact Lindsey for more information info@festivalofcolour.co.nz

Be one of those who gets behind us and helps sustain us! If you would like to make an online donation now please click here

If you would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact General Manager Lindsey Schofield on info@festivalofcolour.co.nz or click here to download the enrolment form, fill it in and return it to PO Box 630, Wanaka.

Patrons and benefactors sponsored by Final Logo

Benefactor Plus
John Charrington & Pamela McBride
Penny Deans & Andrew Gawith
Sir Eion & Jan, Lady Edgar
Ted Lloyd
Ian & Judith Shawe

Carol Angland & Ross Carrick
Bill & Karen Day
John & Laurel Gilks
Kate & Ant Howard
Michael Laney & Monica Ryan
Jack Lethbridge Trust
Longview Environmental Trust
Eunice & Graeme Marsh
Peter & Fay Robertson
Trevor Scott & Diana McLachlan
Max & Laraine Shepherd
Michael & Kate Sidey
Richard & Di Somerville
Miranda Spary & John Guthrie
Dame Adrienne Stewart
Graeme & Barbara Thompson
Lesley & Alex Twaddle
Caroline & Henry van Asch
Mark & Sally Verbiest
David & Annette Wale
Sir Tim & Prue Wallis

Patron Plus
Sally & John Angus
John Beattie & Anne Salmond
Michael and Kristin Bowman
Robert & Lynette Duncan
Suzanne Ellison
Annabel Elworthy
Anna Findlay
Prue Flacks
Roger & Mary Gardiner
Tim & Cilla Glasson
De & Peter Gordon
John Hare & Hetty Van Hale
Ket & Sandy Hazledine
Peter & Kirsty Hazledine
Tim Herrick
Lyn Hill
John Hogg & Jennifer Connolly
Dick & Diana Hubbard
Jillian & Dick Jardine
Dafydd & Christine Lewis
Karen & Andrew McLeod
Bob & Pam McRae
Robynanne Milford and the late John Boyd
Jean & Michael Nelson
Leigh & Nickie Overton
Philip & Josie Sanford
Neill & Barbara Simpson
Richard & Di Somerville
Don & Jan Spary
Adam & Annabel Spiers
Gary & Fran Tate
Jane & Mark Taylor
Meg Taylor
Peter & Susan Thodey
Peter & Jane Wardell
Nigel Zega & Kay Thomson
Sir Tim & Prue Wallis

Anonymous x 2
Jan Baird & Pamela Yeomans
Iona Bentley
John & Jill Blennerhassett
Celia Bowmar & Peter Bowmar
Nick Brown & Mary Smit
Rob & Jill Cameron
Fiona Campbell & Brian Howard
Bruce Cathie
Pip & Karen Chapman
Wyn & Dorothy Chirnside
Brian Cooke & Devon Hotop
Greta Connell & Martin Connell
David & Philippa Crawford
Sara & Trevor Crawford
Mayford Dawson & Dame Alison Roxburgh
Mandy Deans & Paul Maynard
Martin Dippie
Andrew Donaldson
Marilyn & Peter Duncan
Norma Dutton & Peter Gregg
Jo Eckhoff
Lynne & Ralph Fegan
Lloyd & Julie Ferguson
Roger & Carolyn Field
Wayne & Sandra Findlay
Norman & Barbara Fitzgerald
Grant Fyfe & Caroline Harker
Pip & Alistair Gillespie
Scott & Mary Gilmour
Alan & Kay Gray
John & Carolyn Grey
Sandra Guy & Brendan Jarvie
Chris Hadfield & Paul Tregea
Alison Hazledine & Ian Howie
Gavan & Gerarda Herlihy
Kirsty Hewitt & Ginny Bush
Anna Hiatt
Allen & Joyce Hogan
Mary Holmes
Wayne & Jane Hudson
Balfour & Elizabeth Irvine
Errol & Jan Kelly
Peter King & Lauren Sleeman
Derek Kirke
Annabel Langbein & Ted Hewetson
Freddie and Rosemary Linterman
Geoff & Jean Logan
Kate & Doug Lovell
Bryan Lloyd & Marie Lewis
Alistair Madill
Janet Malloch & Brian Anderson
Peter Marshall
Sandy McKay
Fiona & Matt McPhee
Mead Stark Ltd
Rosa & William Miller
Philip & Jennifer Munns
Brian & Joanna Nimmo
Steve & Katrina Norman
Alison & Peter O’Brien
Bridgit & Paul Parker
David & Nicola Peart
John Perriam & Viv Milsom
Stephanie Pursley & Denis Costello
Ron & Sue Pynenburg
Diana & Graeme Rea
Jackie & Simon Redai
Jerry & Shirl Rowley
Tom & Adrienne Rowley
Grant & Karen Ruddenklau
Mike & Jane Saunders
ML Schroder & Roger Brash
Gill & Ted Simpson
Acton & Dinah Smith
Simon & Mary Stamers-Smith
Ann-Louise Stokes & Shaun Gilbertson
Kate Summers & Jonette Hodge
Swan Family
Nev & Bonny Teat
Jimmy & Eve Wallace
George & Jo Wallis
Ken & Lyn Warburton
Sue Webb
Trevor Williams & Rosemary Ahern
Dawn & Terry Wilson
John & Penny Wilson
Robert & Prue Wilson
Wilson Family
Owen & Averil Wright
Donald & Sally Young

We would like to acknowledge the vision and support of our original founding partners

John and Ngaire Alldred – Bass Drum
John Beattie and Anne Salmond – Baton and Triangle
Bellbird Cottage – French Horn
Ray Blake – Trumpet
Janet and Nick Brown – Double Bass
Tricia and John Carr – Piccolo
Cinema Paradiso – French Horn
Pip and Karen Chapman – Violin
John and Kate Coe – Timpani
Dave and Philippa Crawford – Cymbals
Sara and Trevor Crawford – Cello
Jerry and Mandy Bell – Oboe
Jim and Lesley Faulks – Tenor Drum
Lloyd and Julie Ferguson – Clarinet
Anna Findlay – Flute
Roger and Mary Gardiner – Cannon
Ann-Louise Stokes and Shaun Gilbertson – Harp
Glendhu Station Limited – Cello
Peter and Dee Gordon – Double Bass
Pete and Linda Gowing – Trombone
Aaron Heath – Double Bass
Derek and Pauline Hope – Flute
Tony Horder and Belinda Innes -Trombone
Infinity Investment Group – Saxophone
Tim and Jan Johnston – Xylophone
Allan and Barbara Kane – Piccolo
Jill and Peter King – Violin
Derek and Claire Kirke – Flute
Janet Malloch – Flute
Sandy McKay – Snare Drum
Bob and Pam McRae – Violin
Barbara and Phillip Melchior – Bassoon
Lois Mills – Double Bass
Missy’s Kitchen – Trumpet
Mount Maude Wines – Saxophone
John and Marion Murphy – Violin
Richard Peacocke – Oboe
Dennis and Olwyn Pezaro – Piano
Norman and Dorothy Pittaway – Grand Piano
Rippon Vineyard Winery – Cello
Jerry and Shirl Rowley – Tuba
James Russell and Jackie van der Voort – Violin
Rebecca Sharpe – Violin
Richard and Di Somerville – Percussion
Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World – Cello
Gwenyth Taylor – Harp
John Pawson and Meg Taylor – Viola
Neville and Bonny Teat – Violin
Kieran Turnbull – Finchy’s – Piccolo
Calum and Christy Urquart – Clarinet
Sir Tim and Prue Wallis – Flute
Wanaka ConneXions – Double Bass
Wanaka Hotel – French Horn
Wanaka Mitre 10 – Trumpet
Wanaka New World Supermarket – Cello
Wanakaunlimited.co.nz – Cymbals
Noel Williams – Violin
Belinda Wilson – Maracas
Robert and Prue Wilson – Bongo Drums


Additional Donors
Anonymous x 3
John & Ngaire Alldred
John & Marilyn Barlow
Mayford Dawson
Martin Dippie
Stewart Elms
De & Peter Gordon
Lyn Hill
Belinda Innes & Tony Horder
Todd Innes & Barney Sundstrom
Bob & Pam McRae
Dame Alison Roxburgh
Mary Smit