The Bell Tea & Coffee Company
Bell Tea’s long-standing partnership with ESNZ is now in its 32nd year, one of the longest standing partnerships in NZ sport. During the 2009-10 season Bell Tea’s investment into our sport reached a new high, including its largest ever sponsorship input into the Bell Tea Olympic Cup at the Horse of the Year Show. Equestrian and Bell Tea are synonymous and ESNZ wishes to thank Mark Hamilton, Lynne Banks, Jessica Bailey, Matt Greenwood and the rest of the team at Bell Tea (and Gravity Coffee) for their ongoing friendship and support. ESNZ’s relationship with Bell Tea is closer than a simple commercial sponsorship – it is a true partnership.
NZ Community Trust
NZCT has again provided invaluable financial assistance to ESNZ and our sport; especially towards National Office costs, improvements to the cross country course at the National Equestrian Centre at Taupo and towards major development of the Eventing facilities at the National Equestrian Centre, Christchurch.
The Lion Foundation
ESNZ is again grateful to the Lion Foundation for its generous grant for the purchase of much needed new machinery and equipment for the National Equestrian Centre at Taupo. The Lion Foundation has also continued its kind support of Dressage NZ during 2009-10.
Sport & Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) is the Government’s sport agency and is ESNZ’s largest external funding contributor, providing approximately $1,000,000 in outcome-based investment during the 2009-10 financial year. A large majority of this funding is for High Performance (specifically for Eventing) but also includes Sports Development and Coach Development support. SPARC works closely with ESNZ offering additional services such as governance and management courses as well as advice in a range of areas. ESNZ has a strong relationship with SPARC and appreciates their continued support of so many of our programmes.
The New Zealand Academy of Sport is SPARC’s high performance services provider. ESNZ receives significant benefit from its close relationship with both the North and South Island academies. NZAS staff are regularly involved with improving our high performance programme including setting of individual targets, increasing the integration of the best sports science advice and improving equine health standards.
ESNZ is grateful to The Halberg Trust for its support of our Para-Equestrian programme, one of only four sports to receive such support via SPARC’s No Exceptions strategy. The Halberg Trust investment enables ESNZ to increase participation levels of riders with disabilities in our sport.
In 2011 ESNZ was delighted to announce a new multi-year partnership with Fiber Fresh, makers of advanced fibre nutrition for horses, who have taken the naming rights of the "Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre Taupo" for the next three years. ESNZ wishes to thank Fiber Fresh for its support of one of our sport's prime assets and look forward to working closely with them.
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Zilco has kindly continued its long history of supporting ESNZ and will again support Team New Zealand as they head to the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky.
ESNZ has received 2 generous grants of Olympic Solidarity funding in 2009-10 – firstly to enable the delivery of an Elite Coaches Camp in January and also the funding of an extensive selection process for the Youth Olympic Games. ESNZ wishes to thank the International Olympic Committee and the New Zealand Olympic Committee for their support.
Interislander has established an excellent new preferred supplier relationship with ESNZ offering members highly discounted rates on Cook Strait travel. As a result there has been a significant increase in the number of combinations travelling between islands to compete this season. Interislander have kindly also sponsored several Eventing competitions during the season. For reservations please call 0800 878 898 and quote FA5399.
This new partnership with Europcar provides ESNZ members with some fantastic discounted rates. Simply call Europcar on 0800 800 115 and quote #50656491 or visit the Europcar website www.europcar.co.nz
Country 99 TV
Country 99 TV came on board in March 2010, and have regularly offered members the opportunity to subscribe to Country 99 TV for a discounted rate. Many ESNZ members have taken up these offers and have since tuned in to watch exclusive coverage of the Horse of the Year Show, Badmintion, Spruce Meadows and FEI Equestrian World.
HSBC have continued their global sponsorship of the FEI World Cup Eventing series with the New Zealand round held as part of ESNZ’s most prestigious event, the Mitavite International Horse Trial at Kihikihi. HSBC’s involvement raises the profile of Kihikihi substantially attracting regular riders from Australia.