Barfoot & Thompson
Barfoot & Thompson is New Zealand's largest privately owned real estate company, still family owned after more than 90 years. With over 65 branches and 1,700+ salespeople, Barfoot & Thompson is committed to the community that it is very much part of - and this commitment forms the cornerstone of the relationship that we have built over the past 14 years.
Every year presents another great opportunity to support Starship. Our staff members are deeply committed to supporting the Starship Foundation and continually go above and beyond the goals we set for them. We are delighted to be able to gift Starship with much-needed new equipment and look forward to setting an even greater fundraising target in 2017!Peter Thompson, Managing Director, Barfoot & Thompson
Barfoot & Thompson became a sponsor of the Starship Foundation in 2003 and since then has raised over $4 million for Starship. The family-owned firm is a passionate supporter of the Barfoot & Thompson Magic of Reading programme at Starship, which aims to give a new age appropriate book to children who spend time on Starship's wards; in total donating over 16,000 books annually.
Barfoot&Thompson has Starship supported many projects such as funding the first in New Zealand, Whare Hauora at Panmure Bridge School and Lazyboys in NICU for Starship parents.
Barfoot&Thompson has also upgraded the gardens in the Child and Family Unit (CFU).