Donations / Fundraising

Akaroa Health Hub Fundraising Appeal

We need to raise $3 million in total for the Health Hub.

We will get there only through a combination of large and small donations.

Every dollar makes a difference, and there are many ways you can support us:

    - Direct donations: see below

    - Make a bequest: Paul de Latour (details below) would be happy to discuss this with you

    - Organise your own fundraising activities: see below

    - Naming Rights Donations: please contact Paul de Latour, details below

      FOYER: $200,000 (under offer)

      DAY ROOM / LOUNGE: $100,000

      RESIDENTIAL CARE WING: $50,000 (under offer)

      IN-PATIENT WING: $50,000

      COURTYARD: $50,000 (under offer)

      A & E (Procedure Room): $50,000 (under offer)

      12 BEDROOMS: $30,000 each (7 either secured or under offer; 5 remain)

The Chair of the Fundraising Appeal is Paul de Latour.

His contact details are below:

Paul de Latour

692 Okains Bay Rd RD 3

Akaroa 7583

Tel: 03 304 8518



Donations of all sizes can be made through electronic banking (or at the BNZ in Akaroa) using the following account details:

Account Name: Akaroa Community Trust

Bank: BNZ

Account Number: 02-0832-0067283-000

Please note your name in the Particulars section and "Donation" in the Reference section.

Donations of any size can also be made through automatic payments. You can set these up with your bank, or ring Paul de Latour for help with this.

Donations can also be made by cheque:

To: Akaroa Community Trust

Posted to: Akaroa Health, PO Box 161, Akaroa 7542

If you would like a tax receipt for your donation, please email us at

Please note: A donation tax receipt can be issued only for a cash donation given by an individual, company or Maori authority voluntarily, for no consideration, for no realisable benefit, receivlng no good or service in return and imposing no material countervailing disadvantage on AHH.

If you would like to raise funds for the Health Hub:

In order to protect the charity status of the AHH, we must ensure that all funds raised in the name of the AHH are actually donated to the AHH. In order to demonstrate that we are making a good faith effort to do this, we must approve fundraising efforts that use the AHH name.

If you would like to raise funds for the Health Hub and have an idea for a fundraising event, please contact Mary Jane Berry at or c/- Akaroa Health Hub, Post Box 161, Akaroa 7542 or phone 3047372. In most cases, she will ask that you complete and return the AHH Fundraising Form. The form will be sent to you or can be downloaded below.

We can help with publicity for your event, and all approved activities will be listed on the AHH website and the AHH Facebook page.

Download AHH Fundraising Form here

The pdf version can be printed out, filled in, and posted to Mary Jane Berry, c/- Akaroa Health Hub, PO Box 161, Akaroa 7542

AHH Fundraising Form pdf version

The Word version can be filled in on your computer and emailed to

AHH Fundraising Form Word version

We would like to thank everyone who has contributed their time, energy, and money to support this critical community facility!

Current Fundraising Events

Past Fundraising Events and Fundraising Thanks

Fundraising thanks to the Akaroa and Bays Lions Club for the major donation of $119,080.74! That is another big step toward our goal!

Fundraising thanks to the Akaroa Golf Club for their $1000 donation!

Fundraising thanks to the Akaroa Bridge Club, who raised $500 for the Health Hub at their tournament on 6 May!

Fundraising thanks to Denise Montgomery, who donated a helicopter ride that auctioned for $2500!

Fundraising thanks to Highly Strung, who donated $100 from a recent gig!

Fundraising thanks to Senior Net, who donated their residual funds when they disbanded: $4565.07!

2017 Vermin Shoot

21-23 April

$341.00 raised (so far!)!

Thank you, Andrew Hopley!

Akaroa Harvest Festival: Cake Auction

April 1st, 2017

Proceeds to Health Hub!

Ben Waters & friends, Chris Jagger and the Rolling Stones band

March 17th and March 18th, 2017

Gaiety Hall

$25 from each ticket sold (tickets are $125) goes to the Health Hub.

La Grande Auto Show

March 18th, 2017

Proceeds to the Health Hub!

Hamper Raffle

Sat 11 March 2017, 11:00 AM 2:00 PM

Healthy Living Akaroa

Large Hamper to be raffled to benefit the Health Hub

Presbyterian Church Hall

Thanks, Denise Langrope!

Weft Charity Sale

Raised $2066!

November 16-20, 2016

Possum and merino garments and accessories

Akaroa Health Hub is one of five beneficiaries

Pohatu Penguins

Raised $950!

October 1st, 2016

Special fundraising Evening Penguin Safari to benefit Akaroa Health Hub!

Special price of $50 per person with all proceeds going to the Akaroa Health Hub.

It is the middle of the breeding season so it is the perfect time to see the largest colony of Little penguins on mainland NZ in full swing.

Hand-knitted rugs and very nice walking sticks are available from the Akaroa Health Centre, proceeds to Akaroa Health Hub

Rugs $40, Walking Sticks $25 and $35

Wine & Film Fest: Queen's Birthday Weekend!

Social Bridge Tournament: Saturday 27th June, 2016

Akaroa Harvest Festival

Approximately $2000 raised by cake auction and community table. Thanks to all the cake-bakers and produce donors, their buyers, and Rosie Davidson and Jo Dwyer for organising!

Easter Egg Raffle

Raffle of giant chocolate Easter egg raised $914 for the Akaroa Health Hub! Thanks to Jo Dwyer and all ticket sellers and buyers.

Le Jolie Jog

The Guardians of Akaroa Hospital raised approximately $9000 for the Akaroa Health Hub through Le Jolie Jog. Many thanks to all those involved!