Community partnerships

Working in partnership

We work closely with five charity partners, supporting them with pro bono work, funding and volunteering time to help them make an even bigger difference in the community.

Aera Foundation

Aera is a venture studio established to architect and advance new models
fusing social and financial goals. The Aera Foundation was founded by entrepreneur Derek Handley.

Creative HQ

A Wellington-based start-up incubator and accelerator, Creative HQ also runs the “Lightning Lab”, a three-month accelerator programme for digital start-up ventures in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.

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First Foundation

First Foundation assists academically talented and financially disadvantaged New Zealand students to achieve their potential through tertiary education and prepares them to positively influence and benefit their communities.

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New Zealand Opera

NZO is the face of professional opera in New Zealand and one of the country's leading and largest arts organisations.  Chapman Tripp is the official sponsor of NZO’s “Developing New Zealand Talent” initiative, which aims to support and grow New Zealand stage director talent.

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The Sir Peter Blake Trust

The Trust was established ten years ago to continue Sir Peter Blake’s legacy of leadership in action by inspiring and mobilising the next generation of New Zealand leaders, adventurers and environmentalists. Chapman Tripp is the exclusive sponsor of the Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team.