• Community & sponsorships

We’re proud to be part of New Zealand’s largest multi-cultural and commercial hub. Our accounting firm in Auckland is committed to supporting our local business, arts and sporting community, including Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Auckland Theatre Company, ExportNZ Auckland, Hockey New Zealand, Institute of Directors, Institute of Finance Professionals (INFINZ), NZ International Comedy Festival and New Zealand Private Capital (NZPC).

Local business sponsorships

We’re delighted to be a silver sponsor of the APO, New Zealand’s full-time professional metropolitan orchestra. With a comprehensive programme of concerts, education and outreach activities, more than 250,000 people listen to the orchestra live each year, with many thousands more reached through special events, recordings and other media.

We are delighted to be a long-term sponsor of the Auckland Theatre Company (ATC), established in 1992. ATC is Auckland's premier professional theatre company and presents a season of main stage plays each year as well as running a highly regarded creative learning programme. In 2016 ATC took up residence at the ASB Waterfront Theatre in Wynyard Quarter.

The BEN breakfast series began in 2005 and is a valuable networking event for senior executives across Auckland’s North Shore to come together over breakfast and hear from guest speakers.

BEN delivers surplus profits to aspiring youth to enable them to achieve their goals in Arts, Innovation, Music, Sport, Education or Service to the Community (AIMES Awards).

BEN IS delivered by North Harbour Club & event Partners BDO, Westpac, Schnauer & Co. Continental Cars BMW Auckland, and Regatta Bar & Eatery.

BDO Auckland is proud to play an active role in New Zealand’s financial and capital markets eco-system with INFINZ through significant membership of our senior and emerging leaders teams.

BDO is also proud to be the naming rights sponsor of the BDO Mid-Market Transaction of the Year Award at the annual INFINZ Awards that recognise innovation and excellence in New Zealand's financial sector eco-system.

INFINZ purpose is to enhance the New Zealand financial and capital markets and the capability of its members. It was established to promote the quality and standing of both the industry and its participants and to represent and advocate on behalf of its members to legislators, regulators and policy-makers, government and other professional/industry bodies.

BDO Auckland is delighted to have had a long-standing relationship with NZPC, and sponsors of the annual NZPC conference.

NZPC, formerly known as NZVCA is a not-for-profit industry body committed to developing the venture capital and private equity industry in New Zealand. Its core objectives include the promotion of the industry and the asset class on both a domestic and international basis and to develop a world-best venture capital and private equity environment for the benefit of investors and entrepreneurs in New Zealand.


BDO Auckland local donations

Backing the communities we work in, wherever it is needed, is an important part of doing business at BDO.

Last Christmas (2021), we were delighted to donate to;

  • Allergy New Zealand
  • Auckland City Mission
  • Cancer Society Auckland & Northland
  • Canteen Aotearoa
  • Diabetes Youth Auckland
  • Fred Hollows Foundation
  • #helpforhospo
  • Project Employ
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ
  • Sweet Louise
  • Starship Foundation
  • Variety – the Children’s Charity

In addition, the BDO Employee charity choices were;

  • Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
  • Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

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