We work with a diverse range of businesses and organisations to advance our shared objectives. Our partners actively collaborate with MFNZ and share our Guiding Principles. Partners can include academia, research institutes, consultants, local and national Government and NGOs. We are always open to partnership opportunities, and welcome approaches from those who share our vision.

  • Whakatupu Aotearoa Foundation

  • Ministry for the Environment | Manatū Mō Te Taiao

  • PWC Legal New Zealand


  • SME Financial

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  • Textile Exchange

    Textile Exchange is a global non-profit driving positive impact on climate change across the fashion and textile industry. By 2030, its goal is to guide the industry to achieve a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions within fibre and raw material production.
  • WeCreate

    WeCreate is the alliance of New Zealand’s creative industries. WeCreate unites over 30,000 Kiwi creators, creative businesses and organisations - who enhance our society and culture, and contribute billions of dollars and more than a hundred thousand jobs to our economy.
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  • Otago Polytechnic

    Otago Polytechnic's Fashion Design School gives students the skills, knowledge and industry-awareness needed to move into the the world of fashion employment.
  • Massey University

    Fashion design at Massey University leads with sustainable fashion design research, in order to create more meaningful engagement with fashion.
  • Auckland University of Technology

    AUT is the second largest university in Aotearoa New Zealand and encourages fashion students to develop a strong conceptual design style and as well as practical design and business skills.
  • Whitecliffe College of Art and Fashion

    Whitecliffe College is one of New Zealand’s highest ranked and awarded research institutions in the private sector and runs two pathways for fashion students both with a foundation of sustainability.
  • Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT)

    EIT's NZ Diploma in Fashion (Level 5) introduces students to the bigger picture of the design & fashion industry & how it operates both locally & globally.


Our supporters are businesses or individuals who support the mission and vision of MFNZ.


  • Waiana Kamo