Unison Networks is kicking off
its 14th year of supporting junior sport across its regions.
Unison’s longstanding Greatest
Supporter programme encourages children to participate in sport, providing
sponsorship through funding and sports equipment for young rugby, netball,
hockey and football players. The programme also sponsors various events and
competitions through the winter season where children and their whānau can get
Unison Relationship Manager,
Danny Gough said Unison is very excited for the upcoming season and the joy
that it brings to our communities.
“As partners of our community,
we’re extremely proud to support and showcase events and organisations that
support the wellbeing, health and development of the children in our regions.
“Our Sideline Supporters,
Halftime Heroes and Great Photo competitions throughout the season are just
some of the fun ways in which you can all get involved this year,” Mr Gough
Hawke’s Bay Rugby CEO, Jay
Campbell said Unison’s Greatest Supporter programme is a critical part of the
junior club rugby season.
“We’re extremely grateful for
Unison’s continued support of junior rugby in Hawke’s Bay. At the grassroots
level it’s all about having fun and giving it a go, and it’s great to have
Unison partner us with this.
“The free muffins and hot
drinks on the sidelines on a winter Saturday morning are a treat for our
supporters and their great photo competition is a brilliant way to showcase our
young rugby stars,” Mr Campbell said.
In delivering on its vision to
lead a sustainable energy future, Unison’s branded kit bags are made from
eco-friendly recycled PET and distributed to new entrant players to carry their
gear right throughout their junior sporting years. The kit bags are stocked
with sustainable stainless steel drink bottles, and brochures promoting safety
around electricity – all printed on FSC* paper.
Around 3,900 children across
Hawke’s Bay, Taupō and Rotorua will receive Greatest Supporter kit bags this
Click here for more information on Unison's Greatest Supporter programme.