Premier Funder



The Dunedin City Council is iD Dunedin Fashion Week’s premier funder. Every year it makes a significant financial contribution in support of the event and continues to help the event grow. 


Major Sponsors

DUNEDIN'S Golden Centre MALL

As iD’s exclusive retail mall, Dunedin’s Golden Centre Mall becomes the iD Hub every year, holding meet and greet experiences with international guests and awards winners, alongside catwalk shows, VIP events and shopping experiences. Dunedin’s Golden Centre Mall is the city’s most fashionable retail space, with shops such as Hype, I Love Paris, Storm, Ziera, and Platypus offering shoppers fabulous clothing and shoes from New Zealand and abroad. The Golden Centre has been a major partner with iD for the past seven years.    

Aart on St Andrew

As iD Dunedin Fashion Week’s offical backstage hair team, Aart on St Andrew creates looks for the premier catwalk event – the iD Railway Show. The Dunedin-based salon has a team of award-winning stylists who also work throughout the week assisting with media on editorial shoots. Aart on St Andrew is Dunedin’s go-to salon for backstage hair and is used for all the city’s major fashion events including the Zonta fashion show and the Otago Polytechnic’s Collections show. 

Otago Polytechnic

Our partner and principal sponsor for the iD International Emerging Designer Awards, Otago Polytechnic offers a complete range of world-class fashion courses that produce graduates who lead the way in the industry – starting new labels or securing jobs in top fashion houses here and overseas. Dr Margo Barton, Professor of Fashion, from the Otago Polytechnic has long been associated with iD and is now Deputy Chair of the iD Committee.


New Zealand Media and Entertainment is New Zealand’s premier integrated media company. By merging three New Zealand media brands, APN NZ, The Radio Network (TRN) and GrabOne and unifying them under one overarching banner, NZME offers a portfolio of radio, digital, e-commerce and print brands producing fantastic content, targeting New Zealand audiences. With titles like Viva and Spy, alongside a host of online platforms, NZME holds a strong presence in New Zealand’s fashion media.

Holden NZ

Holden is a brand synonymous with innovation in design excellence and the ability to deliver a unique point of difference, creating a memorable drive every time. Its recent partnership with iD Fashion Week shows a new commitment to the fashion industry and follows a partnership with designer Tanya Carlson - ambassador for the Holden Cascada. 

Associate Sponsors


iD Awards Prize Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors


Supplier Partners


Preferred Accommodation Partner 

Accommodation Sponsors


Supporting Funders


Callis Charitable Trust

Dunedin Casino Charitable Trust