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Help us do more

Thank you for considering donating to the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Your donation to the Museum will enable the development and preservation of collections, the delivery of new exhibitions, important research and exciting educational programmes. It will also ensure the continued restoration of the historic Museum building, a touchstone for remembrance and home to sacred taonga.

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Auckland Museum is our nation’s biggest treasure house. Every donation, no matter what size, is a contribution of extraordinary value to the generations that follow us. The memories in the taonga and the War Memorial flow back and forth. We learn and lest we forget.

Lyndy Sainsbury, ONZM, Patron

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+Donate from overseas

You can send your donation from overseas by contacting your bank and giving them our SWIFT bank identifier code.
Account number: 02-0192-0013622-00
Address: BNZ Bank, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

To help us identify your donation, please include your name and the word ‘donation’ in the reference fields.

+Donate in memory

A gift to Auckland War Memorial Museum is a thoughtful and meaningful way to honour someone special in your life while supporting the Museum’s vital work. If you would like to make a gift on memory of a loved one, please contact Jane Sheetz, Head of Development on +64 21 728 059.

+Support your Museum with a regular donation

Contact the Development team by email or phone 09 306 7088 to discuss how you can support the work of the Museum by making a regular donation.

+Make a donation using internet banking

Here are the details you need if you’d like to set up a direct debit or make a one-off donation using internet banking.
Bank: BNZ Bank
Account name: Auckland Museum Trust Board
Branch: Newmarket
Account number: 02-0192-0013622-00

To help us identify your donation, please include your name and the word ‘donation’ in the reference fields.

+How can I contact you?

We would love to hear from you. For more information contact Auckland Museum’s Development team by emailing or phoning +64 9 306 7088

Leave a gift in your Will

Leave a gift in your Will

Remembering the Auckland Museum by leaving a gift in your will is a generous way to contribute to the Museum’s future. Your gift to the Museum can be made generally or to a specific area of interest close to your heart.

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Donate objects to our collection

Donate objects to our collection

The Museum's collection now comprises some three million objects and counting, each telling a story that helps interpret, understand, and illuminate the history of Aotearoa and its people. We welcome donation proposals that would fit within our current Collection Development Plan and enhance our existing collections.

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