The Suter Legacy Group seeks to raise significant funds for costs associated with exhibitions, education and purchasing artwork for the permanent collection. The group is made up of 40 members (or joint members) giving a yearly donation* of at least $5,000. The Bishop Suter Art Gallery Trust was formed by a private Act of Parliament in 1896. Its first chairman was Bishop Mules.

You can join The Legacy Group by

Direct credit: Our account is ‘The Bishop Suter Trust’ at ANZ Bank, account no. 01 0702 0017165 46. Please use your surname and initial in the reference field and the code word ‘Legacy.’

If you would like a tax receipt please send your contact details to  

Cheque: Payable to The Bishop Suter Trust and addressed to:
The Bishop Suter Trust
PO Box 751
Nelson 7040

If you would like more information about The Legacy Group please contact us.



*Individuals must discuss their tax rebates with their accountants, but as The Suter is a Charitable Trust donations are usually open to rebates.