We support a wide range of community groups, facilities, events, and key stakeholders through sponsorship partnerships. Through this, we demonstrate ongoing social responsibility in the wider communities in which we do business and operate vital infrastructure.
Sponsorships and donations help us to forge direct relationships with our communities and strengthen relationships with key customer groups.
Our current major sponsorships include:
Hawke's Bay Helicopter Rescue Trust
Hawke's Bay Rugby Union - 'HB rugby's greatest supporter' and supporter of Junior Club Rugby and the Unison 1st XV Challenge.
Hawke’s Bay Opera House - Dress Circle
U-Turn Trust & Flaxmere 'Tunutunu' Mobile BBQ
Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce & Business Awards
Unison Hawke's Bay Sports Hall of Fame - Pettigrew Green Arena
Rotorua Aquatic Centre Lake Safety Programme
Erupt Lake Taupo Festival
If you are an organisation which believes it can contribute to Unison’s community relations and corporate values, please read our sponsorship application process and criteria below.
Unison receives numerous sponsorship proposals each year and all must meet our sponsorship criteria.
We have four sponsorship proposal intakes per financial year. Applicants will be contacted within three weeks of the submission deadline.
Our deadlines for the 2013-14 financial year are:
To be eligible, all proposals must fall within the criteria below and include the sponsorship application form.
Through sponsorship, Unison aims to achieve the following sponsorship objectives:
We look for sponsorships which:
We do not sponsor:
Unison is happy to support a range of not-for-profit organisations and causes. While we endeavour to support many differing causes, it is not possible to support all. Under normal circumstances, Unison will not offer a donation in excess of $250 to any single cause or organisation at any one time.
Marketing Team – Sponsorships
PO Box 555