The Trust is seeking financial support to help in the purchase of a suitable residence in Hamilton. We are finding we are consistently $100,000 short with our offers or at auction. We have currently a $100,000 donation from Singapore and a $800,000 promissory note from within Aotearoa/New Zealand.

We will also need contributions for the future running of the residence, food, robes, and medical expenses for female monastics who are totally dependent on the lay community for their physical support.

If you would like to make a donation, our bank account details are:

Kiwibank   38 9017 0491759-00     – New Zealand Bhikkhunī Sangha Trust

SWIFT code:   KIWINZ22

Kiwibank Limited, Ground Floor, New Zealand Post House, 7 Waterloo Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

A receipt will be issued.  Charity Registration Number:  CC52798

Donations received: 15 June   $6000

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New Zealand Bhikkhunī Sangha Trust has met the qualifying criteria under Section LD 3 of the Income Tax Act 2007 to receive donations. This means that individuals can claim a donation tax credit for cash donations greater than $5 to the Trust. A tax credit or deduction will only apply where funds are used by the organisation for charitable, benevolent, philanthropic or cultural purposes wholly or principally within New Zealand.

Please send an email to when donation is made with your name and address and we will forward a receipt for tax deduction purposes.