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Supporters and Partners

Core Funder 

New Zealand Government


Canterbury Museum (NZ)

Natural History Museum (UK)

Major Supporters

The February Foundation (UK)

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

Hallensteins (NZ)

Singapore Airlines (NZ) (official airline to the Trust)

Christchurch Airport Ltd (NZ)

Whyte & Mackay (Scotland)

The Canterbury Community Trust (NZ)

The Lion Foundation (NZ)

United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust (UK)

Major Donors

The Gilder Foundation (USA)

Bob McMillan (NZ)

Significant Contributions

Orion Expedition Inc  (USA), Heritage Expeditions (NZ), Oceanwide Expeditions (NL) and Hapag-Lloyd Cruises (DE), Typhoo Tea (UK), Nigel Watson (NZ) and Neville Peat (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.