Rotorua Fund

With your help we are building a permanent legacy to meet the existing and emerging needs of our local community.  Every unrestricted gift to the Rotorua Fund is used to thoughtfully and strategically respond to community needs.

We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of the following Founding Donors to date:

  • BNZ Rotorua - Staff
  • Shirley and Geoffrey Chavasse
  • Chris and Lynne Joseph
  • Joe La Grouw
  • Sheila and Jim Low
  • Fraser and Dorothy McKenzie
  • Murray and Helen Patchell
  • Rotorua Breath of Heaven Trust
  • Rotorua Lakes Council
  • Allan and Jan Sewell
  • Ingrid and Jan Snyman

Anyone can contribute.  Donations and gifts of all sizes including bequests and endowments, are encouraged and welcomed.

Gifts from the Rotorua Fund are directed at charitable purposes, local charities and community organisations which make the Rotorua district a better place to live; advance the underlying health and wellbeing of the community; address future and emerging needs; make a difference in the medium / long term; develop the community's skills and knowledge; create positive change, and foster effective partnerships.

Download a copy of the Statement of Charitable Purpose here.  (PDF)


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Geyser Community Foundation, P.O. Box 1742 , Rotorua 3040, New Zealand | Phone : 07 349 7496 | Email: