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Air New Zealand

Partners AirNZ

Air New Zealand delivers uniquely Kiwi journeys to more than 13 million passengers who fly to, from and within New Zealand each year. In recent years Air New Zealand has earned a global reputation as one of the world's most innovative airlines and look forward to assisting with your journey to the Hawkes Bay.


Main Sponsors

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty

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New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty is a specialist agency that focuses on the sale of premium property through quality marketing and global networking. Their distinct point of difference  is the ability to connect buyers and sellers globally throughout their worldwide referral system.


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Cigna New Zealand is a leading specialist provider of life insurance, funeral insurance, income protection insurance, accidental death insurance, and trauma insurance products and services. We've been operating in New Zealand for over 90 years, and now protect more than 350,000 New Zealanders with our insurance policies.

Official Suppliers


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Kihachiro Onitsuka founded ASICS in 1949 with a vision to promote healthy minds in healthy bodies. Building on this age-old philosophy, that is just as relevant today. ASICS prides itself on building the finest products for the sports enthusiast. With research from our Institute of Sport Science in Kobe and 60 years' experience we continue to create the most technical shoes in the world.




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Three simple words that describe Garmin products; our company, our culture…our future. As a leading, worldwide provider of navigation, Garmin are committed to making superior products for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and sports that are an essential part of our customers lives.



The Apple Press

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Hi there. We’re The Apple Press and we come from Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Our purpose is to share the pleasure of drinking a Hawke’s Bay apple with the world. Our apples are given the 5-star treatment, hand-picked at their peak ripeness, cold pressed just once, then bottled delicious for you. We’re The Apple Press, and we come from a good place.

Pure Sports Nutrition


The PURE brand stands for high quality natural products that work. PURE only use the best natural ingredients in all their products, with no added colors or preservatives. Proudly made in New Zealand and enjoyed by customers around the world.


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Carefully selected, delicious ingredients
Ingredients you know. And none of the things you don't want, like artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. 

Foundation Partners

Hawke's Bay

Partners HBC

The Hawke’s Bay area is bursting with things to do, delicious foods to taste and a great range of activities to enjoy. The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Hastings District Council and City of Napier are all really looking forward to welcoming both participants and spectators to share these things with them in May 2017.

Official Charity

Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust

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The Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter is a charitable trust, which provides a dedicated Rescue Helicopter service to the Hawke’s Bay region. Each year the Rescue Helicopter Crew completes over 300 lifesaving missions, helping those who need urgent medical care and transportation. The service is free of charge and available 24/7 to everyone in our community, but costs $2.3million each year to operate.

Supporting Partners

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