We believe that being in business in Tairāwhiti Gisborne means supporting the community in which we live, work and play.
Some of our sponsorships and community projects include:
▶ Opportunities Without Discrimination - Colour Run for Diversity
Created by the Tairāwhiti Multicultural Council, the Colour Run is held annually, celebrating cultural diversity in the Gisborne region. We are proud to have been a part of the group of sponsors supporting this wonderful event since 2018.
▶ BDO Gisborne Secondary School Business Studies Awards
We believe in supporting the next generation of business leaders, offering scholarships to the top business studies students in the Gisborne region as they prepare for the next step in their learning journey.
▶ A & P Show Association
BDO Gisborne is proud to be a part of the Diamond group of sponsors showing support to our rural communities and the iconic Poverty Bay A & P Show.
Always a wonderful family occasion for our community - rich in history and tradition, and where endless precious memories are made.
▶ Gisborne Chamber of Commerce
The Gisborne Chamber of Commerce actively pursues its mission to represent and promote the interests of industry and commerce for the beneficial development of Gisborne and its people. It is the voice of Gisborne Business and we are proud to back our firm is proud to back smart New Zealand business.
▶ Trust Tairawhiti Rescue Helicopter
The Tairawhiti Rescue Helicopter provides a range of services including primary response for accidents and critically ill patients, search and rescue (including offshore missions), and inter-hospital transfer throughout New Zealand. BDO Gisborne supports and acknowledges the incredible lifeline such a service as the Trust Tairawhiti Rescue Helicopter provides our region including our remote rural communities.
▶ Relay for Life
Relay for Life is an inspiring community event that gives everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and carers; remember loved ones lost to cancer; and fight back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of Gisborne-East Coast Cancer Society.
▶ Poverty Bay Golf Club
The Poverty Bay Golf Club was instituted in April of 1893 and was the fifth golf club to be established in New Zealand. This course has been a landing post for many generations of Gisborne golfers, with the club hosting a variety of different championship events.
▶ Bronwyn Kay Agency Sporting Excellence Awards
Our firm has continually supported the Wayne Callaghan Memorial Trophy for Coach of the Year. This significant accolade is awarded to coaches that have made a significant contribution to a sport at either the grass roots or high performance level. The 2022 award recipient was Stephen Sheldrake.
▶ Young Enterprise Scheme
We are proud to back the next generation of business leaders in our local Tairāwhiti community. We appreciate the immense talent and innovative insights that the rangatahi of today bring to the table, and are thrilled to be involved with this programme.