Get Involved

Without support from the local community The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga could not operate as it does today. We have receive generous support from many different individuals, groups and organisations – from our volunteer guides running tours and Devonshire teas, to sausage sizzle donations, and considerable donations from funding bodies such as TECT, Tauranga City Council and Lotteries.

As The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga aims to expand and grow into the future, while preserving the unique history of this site, we welcome all involvement from the community in forms of donations, sponsorship and volunteers.

Join The Elms Foundation Supporters Club

Becoming a Supporter of The Elms Foundation for a minimum annual donation of $25 helps us preserve this wonderful asset for future generations to come.  Your donation grants you and your children under 16 years old free entry to the property for 12 months.

To become a Supporter of The Elms Foundation, please complete our Application Form.

Major Sponsors

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga has received support from some major institutions and individuals over the years. Here are some of our key sponsors.