Forward-thinking businesses that harness their brand to enhance the impact of the Foundation.

Govett-Brewster Foundation Partners are businesses who strategically align their brand, people and network to partnering with the Foundation and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery | Len Lye Centre’s vision and programme, significantly increasing their impacts locally and nationally.

Through Partnership with the Govett-Brewster Foundation, your company demonstrates its commitment to bold creativity, inspired giving and experiences at the Gallery and Centre. Your brand is recognised for making a visible difference to the power and impact of this local and nationally recognised asset. 

Our Partners

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Todd Energy​

Founding corporate partner for the Len Lye Centre

“Todd Energy is the Founding Corporate Partner of New Plymouth’s Len Lye Centre, having come on board as a supporter prior to the Centre’s opening in mid-2015. 

Through its partnership with Todd Energy, the Len Lye Centre has established and maintained its Todd Energy Learning Centre – a space that provides local ākonga (students) an exciting range of education programme options based on the Centre’s exhibitions and other art events. 

Todd Energy values its relationships with the Centre, Gallery and Foundation, supporting this inspiring asset of local and national significance and impact.”

– David Bradley, General Manager Health Safety Environment & Community, Todd Energy

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Govett Quilliam

Foundation Legal Partner

“Govett Quilliam is proud to have a 50+ year relationship with the Govett Brewster Foundation.  Through this partnership, the people, clients, and community of GQ are inspired by bold, brave and beautiful art experiences. It is a privilege to be part of a forward-thinking group that is committed to bringing the vision of this incredible asset in our region, to life.” 

Sophie Braggins, CEO, Govett Quilliam

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Baker Tilly Staples Rodway

Foundation Business Services Partner

“Baker Tilly Staples Rodway has partnered with the Govett Brewster Foundation to support the Gallery’s Young Visionaries programme. The programme offers a fantastic opportunity for our tamariki to develop their creativity; and we believe it encourages a lifelong love of creative thought and application of skills, and it also builds capabilities and confidences. 

In business as in life, these are critical skills; and in our industry, we’re always looking for clever solutions – so we’re all about championing those critical skills where we can. Our mission is to create enduring success for all in our community and by supporting the Govett Brewster Foundation and the programme, we are helping to foster a new generation of creative thinkers who will be able to make a positive impact on our world, whatever career path they choose to follow.”

– Daimon Stewart, Director, Business Advisory Services, Baker Tilly Staples Rodway

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Craigs Investment Partners

Foundation Endowment Partner

“We value the Foundation’s dedication to supporting contemporary art and artists, providing thought-provoking exhibitions and cultural experiences not just to our local community but Aotearoa and beyond. We are proud to champion the transformative power of art, sparking dialogue, and inspiring lasting change within our society.”

– Mark Butterworth, Investment Advisor, Craigs Investment Partners

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Clelands Construction

Gallery Construction Partner

“We’re proud to have built the Len Lye Centre and to continue to partner with the Govett Brewster Foundation. We value the unique experiences the Gallery offers for both locals and visitors. It’s a very special and inspiring place.”

– Michael Braggins, Managing Director, Clelands

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Macfarlanes Hospitality

Foundation Hospitality Partner

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Done By Nine

Foundation Design & Communications Partner

“Art is the ultimate expression of human creativity, mirroring Done By Nine’s dedication to design and marketing innovation. Partnering with the Govett-Brewster Foundation not only reflects our admiration for artists but also signifies our commitment to elevating and supporting the Taranaki art community. We’re proud of this special partnership which allows us to foster a culture of inspiration and collaboration.”

– Jordan McFadyen, Founder & Director, Done By Nine

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Wolf Strategy

Foundation Strategy Partner

Wolf Strategy is Jerry Beale, a passionate and experienced brand and cultural strategist, communications planner and creative writer.

“I’ve worked for large multinational advertising and design agencies in the UK, USA, Asia, Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand. Auckland-based but regularly visiting Taranaki, I’ve enjoyed a long relationship with NP Partners. It’s an honour and privilege to be able to extend this to the Govett-Brewster Foundation.”

– Jerry Beale, Wolf Strategy

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Patterson

Architecture Design Partner

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