Giving back

We’re proud to support our local community, both in the air and on-the-ground.

Man holding wing on New Zealand War Bird plane on the runway
Westpac rescue helicopter flying with city background

Emergency services

The Auckland Rescue Helicopters 

Ardmore donates to the Auckland Rescue Helicopters, helping fund their life-saving work.

Charitable donations

Kidney Kids

Ardmore donates to Kidney Kids – a not-for-profit that provides valuable assistance and resources for children with kidney disease, and their families.


KidsCan is dedicated to providing essentials to children in need, so they can give Kiwi kids the best start in life. Ardmore’s donations include supporting the 2021 Pork Pie Charity Run. 

Make-A-Wish New Zealand

Ardmore donates to Make-A-Wish NZ. Inspired by the US Make-A-Wish Foundation, the New Zealand branch sees Kiwis from all over the country grant the wishes of sick children in their communities.

Burn Support Group Charitable Trust

Ardmore donates to the Burn Support Group, which provides prevention, education, and care for burn survivors and their families.

Training + education

Air Training Corp No. 4 Squadron
Ardmore waives landing fees on training flights, provides use of airport grounds for camp activities, and provided a gift basket prize for the 2018 Quiz night fundraiser.  

Auckland University Formula SAE Team
Ardmore provided the Driver Training Area for prototype vehicle testing from 2018-2021.

Young Eagles

Ardmore waives landing fees for flight training days.

Community sponsorship

School Raffles
Ardmore has provided gift basket donations for a number of school and ECE raffles – including Orere School, Pukekohe Hill School, Hunua School, and Pukekohe Playcentre. 

NZME Special Christmas Parties
Ardmore provided donations and advertising sponsorship for the event in 2015, 2017 and 2020.

Papakura Marae
Ardmore provided assistance with food and clothing drives at Papakura Marae.

NZ Warbirds

NZ Warbirds at Ardmore

Ardmore provides advertising, parking, airport use, and various support for NZ Warbirds Open Day Events.

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