Be Involved

Te Ramaroa is for the whole community – everyone is encouraged to get involved by coming along to enjoy the spectacle, helping with a community project, submitting a proposal for an installation, or volunteering to help at the event itself.


The submission process for Te Ramaroa 2025 will start in late 2024. We suggest signing up to the newsletter for updates.

Sponsors & Funders

Te Ramaroa gratefully acknowledges the generous financial investment it receives from its sponsorship partners. 

Their investment enables us to stage our event for the whole community to enjoy and we simply couldn’t do it without this invaluable support.


The Luminaries are a pivotal group who together provide significant support to the Te Ramaroa Trust, financially us helping to stage this event and thereby ensuring that it remains free for the whole community to enjoy.

While we have great support from the Nelson City Council, funding agencies and corporate sponsors, we know there are other people and small businesses who would love to show their support.

Benefits for Luminaries who donate more than $500 include:
  • An invitation for up to two people to our exclusive Te Ramaroa launch event
  • Te Ramaroa e-news to keep up with developments
  • A mention in full credit listings on our website (if desired)
To find out more about becoming a Te Ramaroa Luminary, please download our Luminaries brochure here, or contact our fundraising team on [email protected]
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