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Our Great Photo Winners for the Week

August 05, 2015
Congratulations our Great Photo competition winners for the week - Hilary Finn, Lorenzo Picen, Glenda Nixon and Whakaeke James Ritete!

Great shot of Grace from the Greenmeadows Steel junior netball team sent in by Glenda Nixon!
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Hilary Finn sent in this photo of Kayley Finn with her Unison PLayer of the Day certificate & trophy!


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Lorenzo Picen sent in this action shot of Timmy Picen from the Taradale U9 Small Blacks playing the Hastings Eagles!

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Whakaeke James Ritete shared this great snap of Winiata Ritete from the Whakarewa Warriors!

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Hilary, Lorenzo, Glenda and Whakaeke have each won a $25 Rebel Sport voucher plus their winning photo will feature on Unison's Facebook page & in the Hastings and Napier Mail (for our Hawke's Bay winners) and Taupo Weekender at the end of August!

Well done to our winners - these are some awesome action photos!

Unison's Selfie Frame Hits Secondary School Rugby

August 05, 2015
Unison and The Edge Road Runners were on the sidelines of secondary school rugby in Hawke's Bay last Saturday, taking selfies in the giant Unison frame!

 The Edge Road Runners scaled the rugby sidelines at Napier Boys High School , snapping selfies of avid secondary school rugby players and supporters!

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All photos from the weekend were uploaded to 98.3 The Edge Hawke's Bay's Facebook page -  'tag' yourself in your photo and you will automatically go in the draw to win an Apple iPad!!

To view all the photos from the weekend, click here!

July's Greatest Supporter's Hit the Airwaves

August 04, 2015
Have you heard our Greatest Supporter's for July, Ella-Michaela Good & Henry Massingham on the radio yet? We think they did an awesome job of voicing these ads for us!

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They will be playing on all radio stations across Hawke's Bay, Rotorua and Taupo - so keep an ear out!

Great Photo Competition Back in Action

July 30, 2015
With the school holidays now done and dusted, we've received some awesome pics of our junior players back in action on the sports ground!

Congratulations to our winners for the week - Odette Harper, Ruth Tovey, Chris Hawkins and Louise Nicholson for these awesome photos!

The Havelock North Intermediate Bullets get in for a team huddle!


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Connor Hawkins from the 7th grade NOBM Gemco Warriors dodges a tackle!

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Oli Tovey from the Havelock North White Sticks makes a run for the ball!


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Cody Griffiths from the Wairakei Mini Blue Hockey team going in for the ball!

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Odette, Ruth, Chris and Louise have each picked up a $25 Rebel Sport voucher for themselves, plus their photo will appear on Unison's Facebook page and in the Hastings & Napier Mail at the end of the month (Taupo Weekender for you Louise!)

Secondary School Netball Show Us Their Best Selfies!

July 27, 2015
Unison and The Edge Road Runners were on the sidelines of secondary school netball in Hawke's Bay last Saturday, taking selfies in the giant Unison frame!

Secondary school netball teams and players snapped a photo in Unison giant selfies frame, in a bid to go in the draw to win themselves an Apple iPad!

All photos from the weekend were uploaded to 98.3 The Edge Hawke's Bay's Facebook page, where players could 'tag' themselves in the photo and automatically go in the draw to win an Apple iPad.

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To see all the photos from the weekend, CLICK HERE.


Hawke's Bay Secondary school rugby - Unison and The Edge will be on the sidelines of your games this Saturday, 1 August. Make sure you catch up with them, snap a selfie in the giant Unison frame and be in to win!

St. Patrick's Gold in Action for Unison's Game of the Week

July 27, 2015
Congratulations to this week's 'Game of the Week' competition winners - St. Patricks's Gold!

Unison's videographer, Kerin Greville was on the sideliens of their junior netball game last Wednesday to film their game against Porritt Gold!

CHECK OUT THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THEIR GAME HERE!

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Jude Wakely nominated St. Patrick's Gold junior netball team because...

"They are all girls who just love, ooze, breath netball. They have lost by unbelievable amount of points in the last 4 (all) games of their season but still turn up week after week with a smile on their dials. This game they won finally and oozed passion and pride - dedicating it to all their whanau supporters who were willing them to win just one game! They deserve a boost if confidence to find success for their dedication! Please!"

You can nominate your Hawke's Bay junior rugby, netball or hockey team for Unison's Game of the Week here: http://bit.ly/1HDOnV5

Unison's Greatest Supporter's Hit the Radio Sound Waves

July 20, 2015

Unison’s Greatest Supporter’s for July, Ella-Michaela Good and Henry Massingham, will be heard across Hawke’s Bay, Rotorua and Taupo this month, after recording a radio ad part of their mission for July.

Ella-Michaela Good, who plays hockey for the Te Mata Red Rockets and Henry Massingham from the Havelock North 9th grade Kings junior rugby team, was asked to help Unison record a series of radio ads which tell Unison’s customers ways that they can get prepared to cope during a power outage.

Last Friday, both winners met at Mediaworks in Hastings, where they had a quick practice of their scripts before stepping foot in a real-life recording studio to record their ads!

Both winners did such an amazing job - we can't wait to share the finished ads with you all!

Check out the photos of our winners in action below!


Henry and Ella-Michaela show Powerman their best 'Powerman Pose'!

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Ella-Michaela and Henry recording their radio ads in a real recording studio!

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Unison are Hitting the Sidelines of Secondary School Rugby and Netball!

July 15, 2015
From next week, Unison and The Edge will be hitting the sidelines of Hawkes Bay secondary school netball and rugby games for Unison's Sideline Selfies!

Make sure you catch up with The Edge Road Runners on the sideline,  snap a selfie in the giant Unison frame and you could WIN a brand new iPad!

Look out for them from next week onwards!

Coaches - get your thinking caps on!

July 15, 2015
Unison is proud to present the Unison Medal Ceremony for 2015!

The Unison Medal ceremony is the opportunity to recognise one star performer from every Hawke’s Bay junior rugby and netball team, PLUS every Taupo and Hawke's Bay junior hockey team for their outstanding commitment in showing our three key qualities; fair play, great work ethic and discipline throughout the season.

Coaches - get your thinking caps on!

Over the next few weeks, we would love for all coaches of Hawke's Bay junior rugby, netball and hockey teams AND Taupo junior hockey teams to have a think about who they would like to nominate to receive a medal at the Unison Medal Ceremony.
 
NOTE: Your nominee doesn't need to be the team's stand-out performer - it could be the player who consistently tries hard at every game or turns up to every practice with a positive attitude!

Once you have selected your star performer, please send the Nominees Full Name and Team Name to the following -

Taupo Junior Hockey -
send details to Anna at anna.bowley@unison.co.nz (one nominee per team)
 
Hawke's Bay Junior Netball - enter details through Hawke's Bay Netballs website: http://www.hawkesbaynetball.co.nz/ and click on the 'Workshop/Registrations' tab at the top of the page. Once on this page you will see where it says Unison Medal Ceremony Nominations. Fill out the form to nominate your player (one nominee per team).

Hawke's Bay Junior Rugby - send details to Anna at anna.bowley@unison.co.nz (one nominee per team)

Hawke's Bay Junior Hockey - send details to Michelle at admin@hbhockey.org.nz (one nominee per team)

We also ask for all coaches to please pass on the following information about the Unison Medal Ceremony to your nominee’s parents/ caregivers.
 
Taupo Junior Hockey - Unison Medal Ceremony
Date: Friday 14 August 2015
Venue: Great Lake Taupo Hockey Club
Mini Grade: 5pm start
Maxi Grade: 7.30pm

Hawke's Bay Junior Netball - Unison Medal Ceremony
Date: Wednesday 26 August 2015
Venue: Bay City Outreach Centre, Omahu Road, Hastings (look for the Unison flag at the door)
Time: 5pm start

Hawke's Bay Junior Rugby - Unison Medal Ceremony
Date: Tuesday 1 September 2015
Venue: Bay City Outreach Centre, Omahu Road, Hastings (look for the Unison flag at the door)
Time: 5pm start

Hawke's Bay Junior Hockey - Unison Medal Ceremony
Date: Wednesday 2 September 2015
Venue: Bay City Outreach Centre, Omahu Road, Hastings (look for the Unison flag at the door)
Time: 5pm start

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We Have Found Our Greatest Supporter's for July!

July 13, 2015
We have found our Greatest Supporter's for July! Congratulations to ELLA-MICHAELA GOOD and HENRY MASSINGHAM!

Henry, who plays rugby for the Havelock North 9th grade Kings, sent in this great entry photo of him with rugby player, Israel Dagg!

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While Ella-Michaela, who plays hockey for the Te Mata Red Rockets, sent in a very enthusiastic entry video! 

CLICK HERE to check it out! 

Both Ella-Michaela and Henry will be given their missions early this week - check back later this week to find out more!