Our Funders & Sponsors

A huge thanks to the people who enable us to bring such magic to Hamilton:

Major Funders

Major Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Media Partners

Delivery Partners

Event Partners

Support Us

We rely on our generous sponsors and patrons to bring world-class art experiences to Hamilton.

Financially supporting the festival means we can do more and reach further into the community. Our patrons enjoy invitations to festival functions, events and performances. Should you wish, your support is acknowledged on our website and in the printed festival programme.

To discuss sponsorship and corporate partnerships contact the festival team at sponsorship@hgaf.co.nz.

Choose a level of patronage

Gold Patron $3,000Gold Business Patron $3,000 (+gst)Silver Patron $1,500Silver Business Patron $1,500 (+gst)Families & Individuals $500Small Business Patron $500 (+gst)

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Payment (Direct Credit)

An invoice will be sent to you via email. You can either pay by direct credit or cheque. Installment options are available.

Arts In Hamilton

Creative Waikato

The Waikato is overflowing with an incredibly diverse range of arts. Creative Waikato builds connections and works collaboratively for a stronger creative sector in the Waikato. Want to eat up all arts the Waikato can serve?

Waikato Regional Theatre

We have an exciting opportunity to create a vibrant, creative precinct for the city and region. The new Waikato Regional Theatre will be a world-class facility and a community asset. Its success will be measured by the quality of the performances it hosts and the shared experiences and identity it creates. To learn more about this transformational project and how you can support its development click here:

Boon Street Art Festival

Boon is excited to present its 5th Street Art Festival for the city of Hamilton. This amazing festival is all about street art, and making sure art is present in our lives everywhere, every day. Founded by Charlotte Isaac and Paul Bradley in 2014, Boon has commissioned 44 murals for the city to date. 2020 will see artists from around the country including Kell Sunshine, Christie Wright and artist Ten-Hundred all the way from Seattle, USA. Keep your eyes peeled for some Boon magic happening March 5, 6 and 7, 2020.

The Meteor Theatre

Hamilton’s home of New Zealand theatre, the Meteor is the Waikato’s most exciting, accessible and affordable performing arts venue, fostering a wide range of creative and performing arts.

Clarence Street Theatre

Clarence Street is one of the city’s most flexible spaces, and hosts a wide range of shows, from contemporary dance through to musicals, conferences and corporate events.

Waikato Museum

Amazing exhibitions, events and programmes tell our stories from a regional and global perspective, and include visual art, social history, tangata whenua and science from touring exhibitions, and the museum’s own collections. You can find out more about what’s on exhibit here