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Support the work of Te Aho Matatū

Te Aho Matatū – Tautokona mai

Help us grow the impact of our work.

All donations are used to further our research. If there is a specific project you would like to support, please contact Tanis, our Centre Manager on to direct your donation.

Making a donation

All donations are accompanied by a receipt which can be used for tax refund purposes. Contact us with any enquiries at

Give the gift of support

Louis Fouchault’s family, friends and colleagues donated to CDH1 research in his memory. Read about Louis' Legacy

You can donate, raise funds or raise awareness, it all helps us tackle cancer.

  • Donate in memory of a loved one
  • Donate in place of a gift for christmas or another special occasion
  • Donate to specific research.

Fundraising on our behalf

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Andrew Nicholson achieved a world record while supporting Te Aho Matatū. You can read about his amazing journey, Going global on two wheels.

Te Aho Matatū are very proud to be supported by a wide range of people from around the globe.  From those who our research may help one day and those for whose loved ones our research comes too late.

Our name, Te Aho Matatū, means 'The enduring connection'. Our supporters are part of the interwoven fibers that make up our string.

As an individual, or group, if you have an idea about how you would like to help raise funds please get in touch

Partnering with business and charities

We are very happy to be supported by a number of businesses, charities and individuals.

We wish to thank

If you, or a business or charity you represent would like to help Te Aho Matatū to help with better diagnosis, better treatment, better health, please get in touch with us at

Fundraising from USA

The American University of Otago Alumni (AUOA) accept donations for Otago University.

  • Please contact our Centre Manager ( to ensure that we can apply to transfer your donation from USA to NZ
  • Donations are all eligble for US tax deductions

For donations specifically for Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer, CTCR are in partnership with HereditaryDiffuseGastricCancer.Org who have an established research fund.

Raising awareness about our work

If you have an idea about how we can spread the word about our research please be in touch.

  • We have staff available to talk to interest groups, workplaces and schools.
  • We have posters and material for static displays (for community events, health expos, or your tearoom, meeting room or waiting room).
  • If you'd like to volunteer to help us with this work we'd love to hear from you too.