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Donate to Lawson Field Theatre upgrade

Council has committed to fund $1.1 million of Lawson Field Theatre upgrade and is working with the War Memorial Theatre Trust to raise $1.5 million from external grants and fundraising. This will bring the project to fruition and provide a community venue suitable for all to enjoy. Here's how you can help the Trust raise money.

Sponsorship and donation options

1. Make a cash donation

You can make a major gift of:

Platinum donation of $10,000 
Gold donation of $5,000 - $9,999 
Silver donation of $2,000 - $4,999

Any other donations of any amount are gratefully accepted.

You can fill in the form below to tell us how much you would like to donate.

2. Sponsor a seat

To sponsor a seat is a $200 donation. Charitable donations are tax deductible.

Your sponsored seat will have a plaque attached to acknowledge you or your community group’s contribution.

The seats are randomly allocated for fairness. You're welcome to sponsor as many seats as you like. 

Complete the form below and tell us your details. 

War Memorial Theatre Trust

Chair; Pat Seymour 06 862 2697 or email pnseymour@xtra.co.nz
Shona Egan 06 868 9393
Tony Field 06 863 3840
Bronwen Holdsworth 06 867 8582
Gavin Maclean 06 867 4939
Cherie Mirko 027 335 5955
Anne Muir 06 868 4535
Rehette Stoltz 06 868 5382

Reg Charity CC47698

Trust chair Pat Seymour is grateful for the support from the community so far.

“The trust gratefully received the donation of $1 million dollars from Eastland Community Trust and that is a substantial boost to the project. This indicates they are supportive of the many groups and private individuals who use the Lawson Field Theatre as it suits the size and scale of their needs.” 

Payment options 

Here's how you can make your payment for your sponsor seat or cash donation: 

Electronic transfer to:
War Memorial Theatre Gisborne Trust 
Bank Account - 02 0636 0179309 000 
In the reference fields - your name, whether it's a seat or a cash donation.

Or post a cheque to: 
War Memorial Theatre Gisborne Trust 
PO Box 747, Gisborne 4010.  

Please provide your name and address, we'll post your receipt. 
For more information, email Pat Seymour pnseymour@xtra.co.nz

I would like to:

Sponsor a seat - $200 each

Cash donation

How much would you like to donate?
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Thank you for your contribution.


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