Waitangi Day Charity Ball Sponsors 2014


at The Dorchester, 7 February 2014

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 2014. The winner of the award (who will be announced on the night of the Waitangi Day Charity Ball) will receive return flights for two to New Zealand.


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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


  Brancott Estate  We were the first to plant and create the world’s first Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wine – a style that has since changed the course of our country’s wine industry.Beginning in 1934 as Montana Wines, our new name of Brancott Estate is inspired by Brancott Vineyard - our original Marlborough vineyard and home. From the very beginning, our connection to the land and natural viagra scam our commitment to its care and preservation remain central to our winemaking philosophy. While Marlborough is our home, we also craft wines from other renowned winegrowing regions of New Zealand – wines that continue to be judged among the best in shows the world over, and most importantly - by wine lovers.www.brancottestate.com


Bullet Coffee CartelBullet Coffee are roasters of London's finest fair trade organic coffee. We take the finest beans and 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


  Fayrefield Foods  More than just great food. Fayrefield Foods are an independent sales and marketing company specialising in dairy, premium ranges and healthy eating products. We are internationally recognised as experts in brand management and metformin online recipes innovation in the food sector. We offer our customers bespoke brand management and new product development packages. Our products are distributed nationally through multiple retailers, independent retailers, food service outlets and to the food manufacturing industry across the UK and Europe.


  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


  Meringue Girls    Meringue Girls are making meringues cool again.  We handcraft the best meringues you have ever tasted.  Mallowy in the middle, with a melt in the mouth texture.  Our meringue kisses are all handpiped, bitesize, each with an organic shape and colour.  They are naturally gluten free.  We use the highest quality ingredients, from free range egg whites and discount drug levitra more British grown sugar, to 100% cocoa.  We are big on flavour, and have a 'Willy Wonka' creative flair, which means the flavour possibilities are endless.www.meringuegirls.co.uk



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 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



Newton & Pott Chutney  Newton & Pott is an exciting Hackney based company making Chutney and Preserves with a passion to titillate the tastebuds.  Some of Newton & Pott's delightful range of Chutney's to date are:  *Spiced Beetroot & Orange Chutney- best friend to cold meats and cheese, great on a sandwich.  *Tomato & Apple Chutney- A classic with clove undertones, great on poached eggs in the morning....  *Tamarillo Chutney - Cheese of course, cold meats, sandwiches, poached eggs. Look out for us in your local Deli or Specialist Food Store soon.www.newtonandpott.co.uk


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.


  Sealord Caistor     Sealord Caistor Ltd (SCL) is based in the small picturesque and historic market town of Caistor in Lincolnshire County and http://shanghaiultimate.com/cheapest-viagra-prescription plays a significant supporting role in this small town which has a population of around 2,750 people.  Importing from New Zealand Clams and Calamari, the major source of fish to SCL is from Iceland with many other sources from around the world including SGL. The main species supplied are CodHaddockLemon SolePrawnsSeabass and Plaice.www.sealord.com


  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 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 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


 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.www.cal-lau.com


First Festival TravelFirst Festival Travel lead the market in creating new tours and 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


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 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



Lester Hall   Lester Hall is a New Zealand artist, originally from Wellington but now based in the Bay of Islands.  His work explores both Maori and Pakeha cultures and is a blend of these as well as their traditional and modern art techniques. His work pays a colourful tribute to key figures and icons from New Zealand's past and present and encourages us to think of who we are as 21st century New Zealanders.    www.lesterhall.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


  One Fine CakeHigh quality, high impact designer cakes.  Perfect for Weddings and special occasions.www.onefinecake.co.uk


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


  SANZA     SANZA (an acronym for South Africa New Zealand Australia), specialise in the import and distribution of all your favourite goodies from back home. No matter which corner of the Southern Hemisphere you stem from, we have a treat or two to get your mouths watering and stomachs rumbling.  Dedicated to destroying the homesick feeling, we try our hardest to never be shy of confectionary staples like the Australian Cherry Ripe, New Zealands Whittakers Peanut Slab, or the Saffa favourite – Nestle Peppermint Crisp!www.sanza.co.uk


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 Providores and Tapa RoomThe 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. 



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.


  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


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