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Who are the priorities for funding for the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust?

Important dates for the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust

The Chinese Heritage Poll Tax Trust has two funding rounds each year.  The important dates for the next funding round are linked below:

How to say thanks for our support

We love hearing about the outcomes achieved with the help of our grants.

People want to know where the Trust’s funding goes and who benefits from it, so it's important for us that we have a presence in the community.

If you would like to acknowledge the Trust’s help, display the Trust’s logo on your website and other publicity material.

Display the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust logo

The Trust’s logo is available to all grant recipients.

When you use the logo on uniforms, booklets, posters, signage, websites, and other publicity material you can read the Department of Internal Affairs’ brand guidelines and download the high-resolution logo at the link below:

DIA Logos (external link)

The Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust logo is the absolute property of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust and is only to be used by grant recipients wishing to acknowledge the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust support.

Share your stories, photos, and videos

Follow the Trust on Facebook and message them share your stories. We appreciate seeing photos and videos of the events, initiatives, and projects the Trust has funded.

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust Facebook page


What are the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust aims?

The Trust aims to strengthen the unique identity of Chinese New Zealanders and their communities in New Zealand in recognition of the poll tax payers by:

  • promoting the preservation of Chinese New Zealand history and awareness of the contributions of early Chinese settlers
  • providing tangible support for Chinese New Zealand history, language and culture, particularly that of the early settler Chinese community


  • 提倡保存紐西蘭華人的歷史,並宣傳早期華人移民的貢獻
  • 對紐西蘭華人歷史、語言和文化提供具體支持,尤其是早期華人移民社群