at The Park Lane Sheraton, 6 February 2015

The Waitangi Day Charity Ball would not have been possible without the kind support of all our sponsors to whom we are very grateful, and who are listed below.

Headline Sponsor

Air New Zealand
Kind sponsor of UK New Zealander of the Year Award 2015. The winner of the award (announced on the night of the Waitangi Day Charity Ball) will receive return flights for two to New Zealand.


Food and diovan online pharmacy Beverage Sponsors

Ara WinesThe name Ara (pronounced 'are-ah') is both the indigenous Maori word for "pathway" and is Latin for "altar".  Both meanings are compatible with Ara's philosophy and captures Ara's adventurous spirit.  It also echoes Ara's deep respect for tradition and the environment. Made with grapes from one place, Ara single estate wine aims to deliver more surprise, more excitement and more enjoyment. Fusing the time-honoured art of winemaking with fresh ideas, we amplify and refine the natural qualities of our remarkable Wairau Valley location. The result is a strikingly different Marlborough, New Zealand experience.www.arawines.com


Babich Wines The Babich family has been making wine in New Zealand since 1916. All through 2016 we will be celebrating this milestone, reflecting on the stories that have shaped us over the last 100 years and looking forward to another century of innovation, achievement and winemaking excellence.  www.babichwines.co.nz


Bullet Coffee CartelBullet Coffee are roasters of London's finest fair trade organic coffee. We take the finest beans and www.torrelodones.es roast them by hand in small batches kiwi-style, giving you the perfect shot, every time. Our Roastery in Clapham is open daily for coffee and kiwi-style brunch, afghans and anzac biscuits.www.bullet-coffee.com


Delegates sponsored Oyster Bay  As a family company, still entirely New Zealand owned, our vision and passion is to become one of the world’s truly great Super-Premium Winemakers. www.oysterbaywines.com


  Kim Crawford Wines     Kim Crawford wines are the product of luxury and craft. With a history of refined innovation and a heritage of decadent intrigue, our collection is the striking result of what happens when you undo ordinary. Kim Crawford wines are finely crafted in New Zealand using hand-selected grapes to create notes that are unique, aromatic, and unexpected. It is here that we create a Sauvignon Blanc so uniquely flavourful that its profile has formed a category of its own. Here we create a Pinot Noir so juicy and versatile that it has become famous for pairing with anything. And it is here where we have developed an Unoaked Chardonnay so fresh that it has changed the way everyone else approaches Chardonnay. So escape the ordinary and discover the vibrant wines that define Kim Crawford.www.kimcrawfordwines.co.nzLearn more atwww.cbrands.com



Monteiths  Nearly 150 years brewing experience, Monteith's Brewing Company has become recognised as the leader in the New Zealand craft beer market. Our origins are firmly ingrained and cialis cheap delivery our brewery is standing strong and proud.  We carefully hand craft our beers in small batches to develop the full natural flavours. When each batch is ready, we employ a time honoured tradition for quality control ... We taste it.  When next visiting New Zealand be sure to pop by the Brewery in Greymouth.www.monteiths.co.nzDistributed in the UK by: Pierhead Purchasingwww.pierhead.uk.com


New Zealand Farmers
New Zealand chilled lamb is available in most of the UK’s leading retailers, and right now is at its seasonal best – but don’t just take our word for it, buy some and taste the difference for yourself.


  Seresin Estate    The sentinel stone at the entrance to our Home Vineyard in Marlborough signals the path to both our winery and our philosophy. The stone bears a subtle handprint, a symbol of the individual and of creative endeavour; it represents our philosophy to work traditionally with natural elements and elicit a true Marlborough character in our wines and our extra virgin olive oils.  Organically and clininf.eu biodynamically grown, hand-tended and hand-picked, the grapes from our estate are transformed into artisan wines through gentle, traditional winemaking – wine of passion grace and spirit.www.seresin.co.nz


Silver Fern Farms
Inspirational food created by passionate people.www.silverfernfarms.co.uk 



  The Collective DairyThe Collective's passion is to create the greatest dairy imaginable, no bull! 



Charity Auction and Raffle Prize Sponsors


  Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and ArtsA festival of seriously good literature, film and music from two countries at the (cutting) edge of the world. More than 50 events planned including a ton of debates, performances, pop-ups and www.csillagvaros.hu chance encounters.www.ausnzfestival.com


Bleeding Heart Restaurant and Trinity Hill WinesBleeding Heart Restaurant offers modern French food, ‘impeccable service’, an award-winning ‘encyclopaedic’ wine list and above all a uniquely welcoming ambience in a wonderfully historic setting.Trinity Hill – An iconic New Zealand Winery celebrating 20 years. Bleeding Heart pours Trinity Hill, naturally.www.bleedingheart.co.uk/restaurant  | www.trinityhill.com


  Boskke Boskke is evolved gardening design. We improve conventional gardening tools and products for contemporary urban lifestyles.www.boske.com


 Calvin Lau
Calvin Lau     London-based printmaker and installation artist. Born in Taiwan and raised in New Zealand before moving to Europe, my work explores the hidden geography of human anatomy, peeling back the skin of the everyday to reveal the common beauty beneath.



Craggy Range When Australian businessman Terry Peabody visited New Zealand in 1997, he immediately recognised his odyssey had reached its destination. He realised very quickly that the promise he’d made to his wife and daughter – to create an enduring family wine legacy – had come to fruition. They may have expected Old World France. What they got was something altogether more interesting … www.craggyrange.com


Crosstown Doughnuts  Crosstown doughnuts are handmade fresh daily in London. Find us at 4 Broadwick St, Soho, markets & select outlets



First Festival TravelFirst Festival Travel lead the market in creating new tours and http://oldsillybear.com/buy-cialis-proffessional-online amazing festivals, and have done so since our operation began in the nineties! We have built a strong reputation for operating well organised, professional, and fun tours to major festivals and destinations.www.firstfestivaltravel.com


Hair Organics Notting HillHair Organics Notting Hill is a boutique salon where customer service is paramount.  We champion organic hair care and use the best organic and mineral products on the market. We want to minimise the impact we have on the environment whilst caring for your health and wellbeing at the same time. Shine Onwww.hairorganics.co.uk


Karma Cola Karma Cola is the only Fairtrade and organic cola made with real cola nut sourced directly from the people who traditionally grow the stuff in West Africa. www.karmacola.co.uk


Kopapa Kopapa is a totally unique dining experience in Seven Dials, Covent Garden, London.  Kopapa brings you Peter Gordon's innovative cuisine in a friendly, contemporary cafe/restaurant. Proud to support the New Zealand Society.www.kopapa.co.uk


Kohatu + PetrosKohatu + Petros is an independent jewellery store in Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London. Design duo Joanna Salmond and Varney Polydor have created the Kohatu + Petros brand, designing jewellery to be worn and http://www.spandana.org/overnight-viagra enjoyed every day. Their jewellery is desired by customers for its individuality, style and simplicity. The incredibly talented design duo has been nominated as one of the Retail Jeweller Inspiring Independents 2012.www.kohatuandpetros.com


Haka Works  How do you engage your delegates at a conference or event? How do you energise your team to face new challenges? How do you unify, build and strengthen your team? And how can you help your team embrace changes, new ideas and key messages?  Face your challenges head-on with our haka workshops. Influenced by thousands of years of Maori culture and traditions, our haka workshops have been the catalyst for results at events for some of the world’s leading companies.www.hakakworks.com 


Mandii Pope   London based New Zealand Artist.  Whose work includes;Cityscapes, Beach Landscapes, Pop Art Portraits, Fantasy Art, Spin Art, Contemporary, Abstract, Kiwiana, Nudes, Illustration, 3D SculptureMandii Pope exhibits in Europe, Dubai and the UK, including a significant solo exhibition in Cork Street London. Many works are in private and commercial collections all over the world.


  M-Wines   An M-Wine is a perfect gift because it is so personal to the winemaker who made it. Whether it is a corporate or retirement present or for a special occasion such as a birthday, Christmas or anniversary, it will be a great compliment to the person who receives it.By only releasing 1,000 numbered bottles we can guarantee an exclusive present for a wine collector or simply a ‘gift for the person who has everything’. We like to think of each wine as a limited edition piece of art that just happens to be a bottle of wine. We hope each winemaker’s story is good enough to drink.www.m-wines.com


New Zealand Gourmet Pie Company  The UK’s only producer of traditional New Zealand pies. Based in the North East of England we supply a range of gourmet pies to customers in both retail and federscherma.it food service. www.gourmetpie.co.uk 






Provenance Village Butchers Provenance is a modern interpretation of a traditional family butcher. We are proud to serve only the best seasonal produce, personally sourced from award winning family farms.



ROKA is London's award winning Japanese restaurant, serving contemporary Japanese robatayaki cuisine in striking yet informal surroundings.  New Zealander Hamish Brown is Chief Executive Chef of the ROKA Group.



Sailing HolidaysSailing Holidays Ltd is a family owned business (Barrie is from Dunedin) established over thirty five years ago and operates over 150 sailing yachts in the Ionian, Saronic and Sporades Islands in Greece. Many of the crew are Kiwis, who know what it is like to grow up outdoors. They are always on hand to make sure everyone has a relaxed and enjoyable soft sailing adventure! Sailing Holidays welcome both beginners and experienced sailors on our flotillas.  They offer you the opportunity to meander around the beautiful Greek Islands in a comfortable yacht of your own ‘living the dream’.www.sailingholidays.com


The Antipodean SommelierDistributors of Premium New Zealand Wine. At The Antipodean Sommelier we represent New Zealand's foremost boutique wineries in the UK and European markets. Our philosophy is to source outstanding wines produced from grapes famed for the varietal character and style of that region.www.taswines.co.uk


The Modern Pantry      The Modern Pantry, is a sanctuary of bold flavours, colourful ingredients and herbs and spices from around the world that are expertly brought together to create fresh, original and captivating dishes. Chef Patron Anna Hansen MBE’s culinary philosophy is driven by the desire to please and excite the plated by renewing everyday cooking with modern ingredients and global inspiration.www.themodernpantry.com


The New Zealand Cellar      The New Zealand Cellar is a celebration of New Zealand’s breath-taking geographic diversity and expert winemaking ability. Our intention is to showcase the very best wines from the country’s finest vineyards, with a firm focus toward boutique wineries and small production wines. We offer a wine portfolio like no other.






The Providores and Tapa Room  The Providores and Tapa Room offer the most exciting and innovative fusion food in the UK, and Britain's largest range of New Zealand premium wines.www.theprovidores.com


Trilogy ProductsTrilogy – natural skincare that really works We’re motivated by three little words: simple, pure, vital.We create simple and unique blends of the purest botanical extracts for people living vital lives.www.trilogyproducts.com 


Virgin London Marathon
Silent Auction prize of guaranteed entry into the 2015 London Marathon. With all proceeds raised from the auction go to the NZ Society Charitable Fund.   Kindly donated by Iain Hook, Director of the London Marathon.


Wooing Tree Wines     Specialising in Pinot Noir our aim is to produce a Central Otago wine with rich and intense fruit flavours from low yielding vines.  Owned by Stephen and Thea Farquharson and Stephen's sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Geoff Bews, who are all committed to producing top quality grapes and wine and are a truly family owned and run business. We are originally all from farming backgrounds in North Otago, then more recently working in IT both in Wellington and overseas.www.wooingtree.co.nzUK Stockists:



Printing and Event Services

  AV2Hire     AV2Hire located in central Londonspecialises in AV equipment hire at low prices and fast delivery backed up by quality and outstanding services to businesses.www.av2hire.com


City Docs
Document services, systems and solutions for a knowledge driven world.


Incognito Artists Over the last 15 years Incognito Artists have performed at over 6,500 shows worldwide and have sold over 3.5 million albums.  From the anthems at the FA Cup final to Singing Waiters at intimate weddings, we take your special moments and make them extraordinary. The number 1 Singing Waiters and Surprise Entertainment company featuring stars from the West End, Broadway & Opera.


  Spring Law  London based commercial law firm with particular expertise in litigation matters in the areas of sport, media, licensing, advertising and entertainment.www.springlaw.co.uk