Become a Friend of Māpura and assist Māpura Studios Artists to have a voice through creative expression

Māpura Studios is a charity and receives no government funding. It is reliant on donations from funding bodies and individuals for its survival.

We are proud of our work in providing quality art programmes and a positive community for people of diverse ability and need. We thank you for your interest in what we do.

Suggested donations:

  • $10 per month ($120 per year)
  • $25 per month ($300 per year)
  • $50 per month ($600 per year)
  • $100 per month ($1200 per year)

A third of all donations you make to us as a charitable trust are tax refundable, ie. in giving $100, you can claim $33.33 tax back.

Donate to our bank account: 12-3016-0515977-00 ASB, Dominion Road, Auckland – please state your full name and use ‘Friend’ in the reference field. Alternatively cheques can be made payable to Māpura Studios and posted to our P.O. Box 41507, St Lukes, 1345.

We would be delighted to provide you with any further information or discuss  instalment options with you either over the phone on 09 845 5361, by arranging a meeting in person, or by e-mail

We thank you for your support of Māpura Studios and if you are unable to help personally in any way, we would be grateful if you could advocate for us and pass this information onto any persons or organisations you feel may be able to assist.

It makes me feel better- getting away from hospital, being with others and painting
— Shirley Roberts

Banner Image: Dale Murcott, 2013