We’re proud to be part of New Zealand’s largest multi-cultural city and commercial hub. Our accounting firm in Auckland is committed to supporting our local business, arts and sporting communities, including Auckland Theatre Company, ExportNZ Auckland, Institute of Directors, Hockey NZ, Institute of Finance Professionals (INFINZ), NZ International Comedy Festival and NZ Private Capital Association (NZVCA) to name just a few.
Local business sponsorships
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.
- Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
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.
- Business Excellence Network (BEN)
The BEN breakfast series, on Auckland’s North Shore, began in 2005, enjoys a morning coffee with bacon and eggs, likes to share insights and inspire, wants you to meet others, help businesses to thrive and likes to give back to the community.
BEN IS delivered by North Harbour Club & event Partners BDO, Westpac, Schnauer & Co. and Regatta Bar & Eatery.
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).
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.
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.
- NZ Private Capital Association / NZVCA
BDO Auckland is delighted to have had a long-standing relationship with NZVCA, and be the digital sponsors of the NZVCA conference 2018.
The NZ Private Capital Association, formerly known as the 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
- 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