Become a Friend of Katherine Mansfield House & Garden
"For my part, my friendship for you couldn't end. There it is - I feel for all time, whatever may happen. I cannot tell you how gloriously sure I am of it and how I trust it." - From a letter Katherine Mansfield sent to her friend Lady Ottoline Morrell, 11 August 1917.
You can support Katherine Mansfield House & Garden by becoming one of our Friends - or giving a Friends membership as a gift! The support of our Friends is vital to the future of Katherine Mansfield House & Garden. They carry on the commitment of the original Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Society members to preserve the built heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand and celebrate the legacy of an extraordinary woman and writer.
The benefits of being a Friend are:
- unlimited free admission
- 10% discount on merchandise in our giftshop and online shop
- first-access or discounted tickets to events
- invitations to special occasions
- membership of the Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Society Inc. (KMBS). KMBS is the registered charity that owns and operates Katherine Mansfield House & Garden. It was formed by Oroya Day in 1986 to purchase, restore and care for the house and garden at 25 Tinakori Road. Members are invited to the annual KMBS annual general meeting (AGM).
You can become a Friend immediately by selecting one of the options below and paying online. Please contact us if you'd prefer to make a payment directly to our bank account or by credit card transaction over the phone. Or you can visit in person to pay by Eftpos, credit card or cash. Unfortunately, from 1 July 2021 we will no longer be able to accept cheques.
Friends subscriptions run from 1 January to 31 December. Those who join or renew halfway through the year (any date between 1 July and 30 November) will pay 50% of the relevant fee for that year. Those who join or renew in December will pay for a full year, which will be valid from the date of payment through to 31 December of the following year. For example, if you join or renew on 5 December 2023, your membership year will run until 31 December 2024. Renewal reminders are sent by email, then post.