Sponsors and Supporters
We very much appreciate the financial support the band receives from around our community. This support enables us to buy instruments and music which are required to create, build and run the band. A big thank you to all who have provided support.
To create a brass band from scratch is a large undertaking. Our estimate to build an initial set of instruments to support a three tier training structure is in the region of NZ$180,000. As at the end of March 2016, with funding and some prudent purchases of second hand instruments, we are currently about $56,000 into this target. If you are able to help build our band, we would love to hear from you.
A big thank you to all who have made donations to help support out band.
We would like to acknowledge the following people and organisations who have made sizeable donations / grants.
The Lion Foundation
Christchurch City Council
Dame Adrienne Stewart
Friends of the Band
Our friends of the band scheme provides a way to receive information about what the band is up to and how we are progressing. Our band is for the community and we are keen to hear from anyone who would like to take an interest and show their support. Basic membership is free and provides updates and newsletters. You can also show your support publicly, and provide some financial help towards the running costs of the band, with our gold and platinum membership options.
Gold members ($50 per year) will be acknowledged in the programmes for the concerts we put on.
Platinum members ($100 per year) will also be acknowledged in our newsletters and here on the website. Reserved seating at our concerts can also be requests by these members.