The Fletcher Trust

The Fletcher Trust is an independent registered charitable trust with a strong historical connection to the development of New Zealand. The Trust informs and supports New Zealanders to continue the best traditions of educational, social, cultural, and business innovation.

About the Trust

The Trust’s objective with its philanthropic giving is to facilitate the improvement in educational quality and support initiatives to reduce inequality throughout the Aotearoa New Zealand school system.

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The Archives

The Fletcher Trust Archives preserves a unique record of Aotearoa New Zealand’s commercial history dating back to the mid 19th century, with the goal of helping New Zealanders learn more about business and industry in this country and its interaction with the wider world.

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The Collection

The Fletcher Trust Collection was founded in 1962 as a corporate art collection. Today, it is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most prestigious private collections of art. It comprises works made in New Zealand or by New Zealand artists, placing an emphasis on painting. Spanning the 18th century and the present day, it forms a unique historical record.

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