Sponsors & Partners

We would like to thank all our Sponsors & Partners for their help in making this event a massive success.

Three Peaks Manuka Honey

For just a few weeks each year, Manuka trees flower in the remote and wild central volcanic plateau of New Zealand’s North Island. Treasured by New Zealanders, this area is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Tongariro National Park.
Three Peaks began with a desire to produce the world’s most magnificent Manuka honey and a passion for New Zealand’s volcanic central plateau.

Brian Perry Charitable Trust

In 1976 a charitable trust was established with a personal donation of $100,000 from Hamilton businessman Brian Perry and his wife Peggy. More than 40 years later the Trust continues to make a meaningful contribution towards a vibrant Waikato Region.

Waipa Home of Champions

Waipa District Council’s vision is ‘Waipa Home of Champions – Building the Future Together.’

Grassroots Trust

Grassroots Trust was established in 2003 to support sport, education and community sectors. We’re dedicated to providing local funding to local communities.


Hobbiton™ Movie Set is an experience to tantalise the senses of visitors from all across the globe, as guests find themselves engulfed in the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of The Shire™, at the home of the Hobbits™, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.


Winger Hamilton, authorised dealers for Subaru, Suzuki, Isuzu, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Alfa Romeo and Fiat. In addition to new and used vehicle sales, they provide a comprehensive parts, repair and maintenance service


Suzuki is one of the biggest and most successful automotive brands on the planet today. Over its history of more than 100 years, Suzuki has built its marque by crafting vehicles that emphasize value, affordability and innovation


We’ve been helping our customers make their goals a reality for over 150 years, and now we’re working with them to redesign banking for the future. We put people first. That’s why we like to help our local communities, through volunteering and partnerships.

APL Window Solutions

APL Window Solutions is New Zealand’s leading window systems company. Based in Hamilton, APL maintains a major design, production and warehousing facility and have been supplying windows and doors for the New Zealand building industry, through our nationwide network of manufacturers, since 1971.

Foster Construction

Foster Construction is a business with a conscious, they do more than just construct, they leave a legacy, both in the physical structures they build but also for the communities which they employ, service and support. Fosters are committed to providing development, construction, engineering and maintenance services that work with this end in mind.

Golden Homes

We’ve been building new homes in New Zealand for more than 25 years. We’re as solid as the houses we build. Quality, value and innovation – it’s what we know and it’s what we do. It’s a better home you own with Golden Homes.


Helicorp offers scenic tours, private charter flights, and commercial helicopter work throughout the Waikato and beyond. Specialising in bespoke packages to suit individual requirements, our professional and experienced team are dedicated to ensuring our clients always experience the best.

Trust Waikato

We support the things that make our corner of the world a better place.

Forsyth Barr Limited

A New Zealand owned firm providing a full range of investment services including portfolio management, investment advice and sharebroking, research, as well as cash management and saving options. Whether you’re an experienced investor or just starting out, we can help you achieve your investment objectives.


Disclosure statements for Forsyth Barr Authorised Financial Advisers are available on request and free of charge.


Concept2 New Zealand was founded in 1994 by New Zealand Rowing Olympian Gary Reid.  From small beginnings Concept2 NZ has grown over the years and provides the world famous Indoor Rowers, BikeErg and Skierg  to the nations rowing clubs, schools, gyms, health clubs and homes.


PwC is a multinational professional services network

Harkness Henry

Harkness Henry are specialist lawyers based in Hamilton.

Sport Waikato / Team Energize

Project Energize, which began in 2005, increases children’s physical activity, improves their nutrition and ultimately their overall health.

Steel Springs

Customized coaching services for all levels of cyclists, runners and triathletes
At Steel Springs Performance Coaching we develop customized coaching services to suit your goals, abilities and time constraints.


The place for information about Cambridge’s local attractions, accommodation, events and dining options.

Cycling New Zealand

Cycling New Zealand’s Event Certification is a program to support and recognise cycling events (across all codes and levels) that are demonstrating a safe and fair environment for riders, volunteers, officials, spectators and supporters.

Tineli Cycle clothing

Tineli are our official clothing sponsor for the NZ Gran Fondo. The Nelson based, internationally renowned cycle clothing company can have you looking great and feeling comfortable, whatever your cycling discipline.