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Play your part in Indian Ink’s success

For over 21 years Indian Ink has been making world class theatre. We’re driven by our love of the art and sustained by a group of supporters who are passionate about live performance.

The engagement of our supporters enables us to create new work and perform throughout New Zealand and around the world and we love them for it!

Become a Patron

Gift of $1,000* or more

Your donation of $1,000* or more will make a real difference and open up a whole world of Indian Ink wonder and delight! Every Patron gets a jar of Jacob’s delicious homemade Kasundi (tomato chutney) to remind them that Indian Ink has been making theatre with relish since 1996. As if that wasn’t enough you also get:

  • Invitations to special events including presentations from Justin and Jacob, workshops and read-throughs on the company’s new works in development.
  • Acknowledgements in event programmes and on the Indian Ink website.
  • A warm glow from having done a wonderful thing!

*Your donation to Indian Ink may be eligible for a tax credit!

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Payroll Giving

A convenient and easy way to support Indian Ink.

As an employee, you can make a donation to Indian Ink Trust directly from your pre-tax pay.
Payroll Giving means you don’t have to wait until the end of the tax year to claim the tax credit for your donations PLUS you don’t need to keep any receipts, how cool is that?
Indian Ink Trust encourages the development of theatre arts in New Zealand with a particular emphasis on theatre that promotes an understanding of other cultures, theatrical forms and traditions.

The Trust supports Indian Ink Theatre Company to create and tour original theatre productions throughout New Zealand.
Your donations will help us:

  • Provide support and employment for NZ artists
  • Create new and appealing content that speaks to our local audiences
  • Provide unique, original, high-quality arts experiences for local audiences and communities
  • Profile New Zealand’s talent nationally and internationally

Simply fill in the Payroll Giving form and hand it to your employer! Too easy!

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Become a Champion

Do you have a great network of people? Are you one of the first to know what is happening in your town, and love the arts?

If so, we’d love to talk to you about being an ‘Indian Ink Champion’. You’ll help spread the word about our shows coming to your town, and encourage your network of people to purchase tickets, you’ll be helping us and help others to see great theatre.

If you’d like to know more about becoming a Champion, please email jacob@indianink.co.nz

Become A Champion



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Our Core Funders

Creative NZ

Creative New Zealand is the national arts development agency investing in and advocating for the arts. CNZ is a major funder of Indian Ink.

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Foundation North

Foundation North is an independent grant-making organisation supporting the work of not-for-profit groups in Auckland and Northland.

Founded on the sale of its shares in ASB bank, the Trust has made grants worth more than $600m since being formed in 1988.

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