BDO Auckland Community & Sponsorships

How we support the local community

Local business sponsorships

We’re proud to be part of New Zealand’s largest multi-cultural and commercial hub with offices in the CBD, East Tamaki and Takapuna. Our accounting firm in Auckland is committed to supporting our local businesses, arts and sports community, and not-for-profit sector in a variety of ways. Some of our sponsorships and community involvement activity include; 
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Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO)

We’re delighted to be a silver sponsor of the Auckland Philharmonia, a leading performing arts organisation in Aotearoa New Zealand serving Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, the country’s largest and most vibrant city, with concerts, events and activities throughout the year. More than 250,000 people experience the orchestra live annually, in the concert hall and through special events, recordings, livestreams and other media offered to viewers globally.
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
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Auckland Theatre Company (ATC)

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 Theatre Company
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Business Excellence Network (BEN) Breakfast

The BEN breakfast series began in 2005 and is a valuable networking event for executives and businesspeople from across Auckland’s North Shore (and beyond) to come together over breakfast and hear from high quality guest speakers. These breakfasts occur five times throughout the Club’s calendar year and attracts up to 170 breakfast networkers. It is one of the Club’s favourite events with year-round exposure. BEN delivers surplus profits to aspiring youth to enable them to achieve their goals in the Arts, Innovation (Science & Technology), Music, Education, Sport and; Service to the Community (AIMES Awards). BEN IS delivered by North Harbour Club and event Partners BDO, Westpac, Schnauer & Co. Lawyers, Continental Cars BMW Auckland, and Regatta Bar & Eatery.
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New Zealand Comedy Trust

The New Zealand Comedy Trust is a not-for-profit charitable organisation devoted to developing and cultivating comedy in Aotearoa as a performing art. Our vision and purpose is to champion the craft of laughter so that everyone can share a laugh.
New Zealand Comedy Trust
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NZ International Comedy Festival

The NZ International Comedy Festival is now an annual highlight on Aotearoa’s arts calendar. We expose audiences to a diverse range of high-quality live comedy, develop new comedy audiences, reflect NZer’s multi-culturalism and celebrate what makes us laugh as a nation. We encourage innovation in the development of comedy in New Zealand and encourage international promoters to see us as an important stop on international tours.
NZ International Comedy Festival
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Institute of Finance Professionals (INFINZ)

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.
Institute of Finance Professionals
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New Zealand Private Capital (NZPC)

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.
New Zealand Private Capital
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Takapuna Beach Business Association (TBBA)

Since its inception in 1948, the Takapuna Beach Business Association has been a pillar for local businesses and the community. As an Incorporated Society, the TBBA is funded primarily by commercial ratepayers of the Takapuna Beach Business Improvement District (BID) area. TBBA is a member of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, Cruise New Zealand, Employers and Manufacturers Association, Takapuna Boating Club and is affiliated with Takapuna Grammar School and the Well Foundation. With a vision to have Takapuna recognised as Auckland’s premier Metropolitan Centre and a mission to promote economic growth for their members through strategic planning, development and collaboration with key stakeholders, the association is involved in a variety of activities including: events, marketing and promotions, advocacy, lobbying, information, advice and market intelligence.
Takapuna Beach Business Association

Community Days

The BDO team has been delighted to participate in a variety of community days with various organisations, including Cancer Society, Christmas Box, Department of Conservation, Domain Lodge, Eat My Lunch, Friends of Oakley Creek and Motuihe Island.

Local donations

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

Last Christmas (2023), we were delighted to donate to;

  • Allergy New Zealand
  • Auckland City Mission
  • Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
  • Cancer Society Auckland & Northland
  • Canteen Aotearoa
  • Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Heart Foundation
  • Mental Health Foundation
  • Mercy Hospice
  • Project Employ
  • Starship Foundation
  • Sweet Louise

 The team also collected items for Auckland City Mission and SPCA that were delivered to the respective organisations prior to Christmas.