New Zealand Cricket Commercial Partners
Major Sponsor and Official Bank of New Zealand Cricket including the ANZ International Series
We are proud to support New Zealand’s favourite summer game.
ANZ has had a long association with cricket in New Zealand and we understand that cricket fans come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes, all with differing needs. ANZ Cricket World is the online hub for all of our activity, providing New Zealand’s cricket community more from the game they love.
The ANZ International Series covers all international men's matches played in New Zealand and includes the ANZ T20 Series, ANZ ODI Series and the ANZ Test Series. anz.co.nz
New Zealand Post
Major Sponsor of the ActivePost National Schools Programme
At New Zealand Post we’re excited to be the sponsor of New Zealand Cricket’s National Schools Programme; helping to develop the next generation of cricketers. Cricket has been part of the Kiwi way of life for generations - making this alliance a perfect fit for New Zealand Post, which has over 170 years of service to New Zealand communities.
The National Schools Cricket Programme, which includes successful programmes like Kiwi Cricket and Have-a-Go Cricket, is now a partner of New Zealand Post’s ‘ActivePost’ programme, which focuses on encouraging Kiwis (especially the younger generation) to try out sports and other physical activities. activepost.co.nznzpost.co.nz
New Zealand’s second largest health insurer has signed its first major sponsorship deal and will partner the national cricket team for the upcoming ANZ International Series against the West Indies.
As a BLACKCAPS sponsor, the nib logo will appear on the players’ sleeve across the ANZ International Series which includes the three-match Test Series that starts on December 3 in Dunedin, as well as the One Day International and T20 International series to be played across the country in December 2013 and January 2014.
The BLACKCAPS sponsorship leverages nib’s role as official health insurance provider of New Zealand Cricket; supporting players to get specialist injury treatment and back on the pitch as quickly as possible.
nib was launched in New Zealand in October 2013 after the Australian-based health insurer purchased Tower Medical Insurance in November 2012. Based in Auckland, the health insurer currently provides cover to more than 160,000 people across New Zealand.
HRV are the official sponsors of the men’s domestic Twenty20 Competition which is known as the HRV Cup.
HRV is New Zealand’s largest home ventilation specialist. Completely Kiwi owned and operated, the company was established in 2003 and has grown from a relatively small operation to a market leader that installs hundreds of new systems every month. More than 70,000 New Zealanders are now reaping the benefits of an HRV system. In New Zealand, the business employs over 400 staff across its 20 locally-owned franchise operations. In 2008, HRV expanded into Australia where it currently has four franchises operating in Melbourne.
Official Broadcast Partner
Sky Television is NZ Cricket’s Official Broadcast Partner with rights to show all home international and domestic cricket. Sky also provide coverage of the majority of the BLACKCAPS overseas fixtures.
SKY Television (SKY), broadcasting via both UHF and DBS is New Zealand’s pre-eminent Pay TV operator, offering a wide range of sports, movies, music, on-demand and general content across more than 100+ channels. SKY’s channel line-up includes 7 sports channels, 5 movie channels, 7 general entertainment channels, 5 documentary channels, 5 news channels, 4 children’s channels, as well as other niche channels. Its digital satellite service launched in December 1998 and as at 30 June 2012, SKY had 846,931 subscribers.
Official Beer of NZC
Tui is proud to sponsor the fun around New Zealand’s most popular summer sport, played in backyards, beaches, driveways, fields and stadiums throughout New Zealand. From the backyard to the BLACKCAPS Tui can be counted on to ensure there are always a few refreshing ‘Oranges’ on hand at the end of play. New Zealand cricket fans can look forward to a great summer of cricket spiced up with plenty of banter as Tui and New Zealand Cricket look to add a bit more entertainment to any cricket occasion.
International Broadcast Partner
Pitch International is proud to be the International Broadcast Partner of New Zealand Cricket and International Commercial Agency. Pitch looks forward to developing our partnership to help build and promote New Zealand Cricket and the BLACKCAPS to broadcasters and brands around the world.
Official Vehicle Supplier to New Zealand Cricket
Ford is excited to be involved with our New Zealand cricket team - the BLACKCAPS, White Ferns and the six major association teams competing in the men's domestic cricket competition.
2012 marks our third year of involvement with these teams and we're delighted to be connected with New Zealand's most popular summer sport. We're proud to have our vehicles as the driving force behind the BLACKCAPS and White Ferns.
Canterbury of New Zealand
Official Clothing Sponsor of BLACKCAPS and White Ferns
Canterbury of New Zealand became Official Clothing Sponsor of BLACKCAPS and White Ferns in 2008 with the striking new team wear making its first appearance on the BLACKCAPS tour to Bangladesh.
Founded in 1904 the company has become synonymous with the supply of rugby kit and supplied the All Blacks for over 75 years. The company has grown into a multi national supplier of team and training wear for a multitude of sports and produces a full range of training and active leisure wear.
Official sponsor for umpires
Kiwis’ favourite summer sport officials can feel confident when making the tough calls on the pitch this season now that Specsavers is behind them.
With intense pressure on cricket umpires to keep their eye on the ball, Specsavers are ensuring they are vision-ready for this season’s domestic competitions including the HRV Cup and Plunket Shield, claiming sponsorship for New Zealand’s domestic umpires.
Managing Director for Specsavers New Zealand, Graeme Edmond, said he is proud to be in partnership with New Zealand Cricket, an organisation for which eye health is so important.
“Getting behind our New Zealand umpires this season is a fantastic way to show how eyecare can make a real difference and lift performance in the sporting arena, as well as everyday life,” said Mr Edmond.
Gillette has been involved with New Zealand Cricket for many years through their sponsorship of the Gillette Cup – the National Secondary Schools Boys' Competition. The tournament has been the breeding ground for many First Class and International players since its inception in 1990.
There are currently 68 players who have played in the Gillette Cup national finals tournament that have gone on and played first class cricket, of these 12 have become Black Caps. Examples of some of the latter include: Jamie How, Jacob Oram, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum, James Marshall, Scott Styris, Mathew Bell, Mathew Sinclair and Tim Southee.
Official hotel supplier for NZC
Accor, one of the world's leading hotel operators is present in 92 countries with more than 3,500 hotels and 440,000 rooms.
Having opened their first New Zealand hotel nearly 20 years ago, Accor now has 29 hotels in 10 stunning NZ locations covering all the major destinations. Their broad portfolio of hotel brands spans from luxury to budget and includes Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Quay West, The Sebel, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis, Ibis Styles and Ibis Budget. All of which are bookable through www.accorhotels.com.
Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand is committed to being at the heart of every New Zealand journey. We want those coming to New Zealand to experience a unique style of travelling that starts well before they are welcomed aboard.
Air New Zealand wants to leave an indelible impression of New Zealand’s spirit and values on travellers going out to the wider world. Within our own borders, we are determined to be the travel option that New Zealanders and visitors recognise as the most convenient and iconic way to see our country.
Air New Zealand has a central role to play in travel in, out or around this country of ours. Air New Zealand is pivotal to the continuing development of New Zealand tourism. The experience of flying with us is and will remain as Kiwi as it gets.
The Radio Network (TRN) has established itself as a major player in the New Zealand radio market. The Company owns a total of 128 radio stations, including its leading talk stations Newstalk ZB and Radio Sport, operating in 26 markets across New Zealand.
It was formed following the sale of Radio New Zealand Commercial (a State Owned Enterprise) by the New Zealand Government in 1996.
Siliconcoach is proud to be a Technology Supplier to New Zealand Cricket. Siliconcoach has worked closely with New Zealand Cricket at a Community and High Performance level for a number of years. Most recently we have been pleased to be involved in the development of NZC Live.
NZC Live has been created by New Zealand Cricket to support the varying development and performance requirements of the New Zealand Cricket Coaches Programme.
Official Cricket Partner
Vintage Cricket provides the chance for teams, players, umpires and supporters to enjoy International fixtures against teams from all over the cricketing world in some of the great cricketing destinations.
Commenced in 2001, the Vintage Cricket movement is designed by mature cricketers for the enjoyment of mature cricketers. To date Vintage Cricket Carnivals have been played in Adelaide (2003), Perth (2005), Barbados (2006), Rotorua (2007), Los Angeles (2007), Stratford-upon-Avon (2008), Cape Town, South Africa (2010) and Wellington, New Zealand 2012 is now in the planning.
New Zealand Cricket is delighted to work with a number of Funding Partners who provide invaluable resource to encourage the continued growth of cricket in this country.
Funding is directed to a variety of projects from grass roots level up, ensuring as many Kiwi cricketers as possible have an opportunity to enjoy the game. Without their continued support much of this work would not be possible and New Zealand Cricket would like to express our sincere thanks to each of them.
Sport NZ – Funding Partner
New Zealand Community Trust – Funding Partner
Perry Foundation – Funding Partner
Southern Trust – Funding Partner