Support Us

The Mayfair is a not-for-profit community theatre. For the last 40 years, we have depended on  volunteers donations, and other funding to provide a quality arts, theatre and cinema experiences to our community and visitors.  

A donation today will contribute to the cultural and social life of Kaikoura and help safeguard the future of The Mayfair Arts & Culture Centre.

Ways that you can donate today

Bank Deposit 
You can make a deposit directly into our bank account. 
Account 03-1586-0003843-01 with your name and ‘donation’ as a reference. Please let us know by sending an email to so that we can confirm receipt and thank you. 

At our Cinema 
Our friendly cinema staff can process a cash or card donation the next time you visit The Mayfair.

Thank you for supporting us.

Corporate Sponsorship

Exhibitions & Live Performances
The Mayfair brings quality arts and culture events to and from the Kaikōura community. By sponsoring us today, you can help support artist and bring live performances and exhibitions to Kaikōura enriching residents and visitors alike. In return, businesses will benefit from increased brand exposure, corporate hospitality opportunities, media opportunities and association with a quality event.

Please contact us at to discuss.

Workshops & Education Programmes

The Mayfair’s vision is to inspire everyone to engage with arts & culture through inspiring events, workshops and education programmes. We are also passionate about the many positive mental health benefits that adults and young people receive from engaging with creative activities.

We would welcome the opportunity to speak to potential sponsors who wish to partner with us to build this vitally important aspect of our work. Businesses will benefit from an association with a not-for-profit that will open up creative opportunities, support the local community and enhance the local economy, alongside many direct business benefits. Please contact us at to discuss.

Our Supporters

The Mayfair would like to thank and acknowlegdge our funders, sponsers, and volunteers for their support:

       John Chappell and Linda de Vine

and additional in-kind support by Sudima Hotels.


Vision 2020 

We are extremely grateful to all our donors and supporters below and the many other individuals and anonymous donors who all contributed to the rebuild and successful re-opening of The Mayfair Arts & Culture Centre on 19th November 2020.


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