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Supporters and Partners

Core Funder 

New Zealand Government


Canterbury Museum (NZ)

Natural History Museum (UK)

Auckland War Memorial Museum (NZ)

Australian National Maritime Museum (AU)

Major Supporters

The February Foundation (UK)

Norwegian Government, The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NO)

Christchurch Airport Ltd (NZ)

Whyte & Mackay (Scotland)

United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust (UK)

Significant Contributions

Barbara Debenham (UK); Aidan Dooley and Paul Callaghan (UK); EYOS Expeditions Limited (UK); Guinness (through Lion) (NZ); Hapag-Lloyd Cruises (DE); Jean and Tom Harbeck Family Foundation (US); Heritage Expeditions NZ Ltd (NZ); Janet Miller (US); Orion Expedition Cruises (AU); and Allan Scott Family Winemakers (NZ).

Eminent Persons Group

A group of UK-based individuals who have publicly endorsed saving the historic bases for future generations.Members include Sir David Attenborough, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bill Bryson, Kenneth Branagh, Sir Simon Jenkins, Sir Neil Cossons, Lord Howard of Lympne, Rt Hon Lord Kennet of the Dene, Lord Smith of Finsbury, George Lowe, Michael Morrison, and descendants of Scott and Shackleton.

Members of the Trust’s Gold, Silver & Bronze Antarctic Explorers Club.

Businesses who support our work through pro bono or reduced rate services: Buddle Findlay, Cabbage Tree Creative, Canterbury Museum, Cheshire ArchitectsCoats Design, DigiwebGrant Thornton New Zealand, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Founding Supporters

The Getty Foundation and Garfield Weston Foundation.