The New Zealand Brain Research Institute is undertaking ground-breaking research in Canterbury, relying solely on research grants, fundraising and donations. We hold various events throughout the year to educate, inform and raise money for our important work.


Music Meets Art 2023

Coming Saturday 6th May 2023
The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts,
156 Armagh Street

Presented by the Friends of the New Zealand Brain Research Institute, this popular fundraising event is back with a night of fabulous entertainment. The Piano on Armagh Street is a purpose-built concert hall with state-of-the-art acoustics that will make for an exceptional musical experience. 

Ticket price includes Pegasus Bay wine, sumptuous canapés, entertainment and a chance to own a beautiful piece of art.

Best of all you will be helping to support the work of our researchers who work hard to help patients and families suffering the devastating effects of neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, dementia and MS, amongst many others.


12th Annual FBI Golf Tournament

Friday 1st December, 2023
The Christchurch Golf Club, at Shirley Links

Dust off your clubs, gather a team and join us for a great day's golf with great prizes up for grabs, an auction, superb food and even a wine served halfway around the course!  


Save the date for this yearly sell out event! 

The 2022 Annual FBI Golf Tournament raised $50,000!

Pegasus Bay Vine Run

Date for 2024 to be confirmed
Pegasus Bay Winery, Stockgrove Rd, Waipara

With 6km, 10km and half-marathon options, as well as a festival atmosphere, there is something for everyone. It’s a great day out, so join in the fun and run or walk amongst the picturesque hills, valley and vineyards of Pegasus Bay.