Oxfam Trailwalker is grateful for the support from all our sponsors, we simply couldn't run the event without them! We encourage you to support them in return.
Gold level sponsors
The Whakatāne District Council works closely with Oxfam to bring Oxfam Trailwalker to Whakatāne. After the first successful year in 2016, we are excited to work with Whakatane District Council to keep building on the event each year and showcase the region’s beautiful environment. Whakatāne’s great scenery and welcoming community make Oxfam Trailwalker an unforgettable experience. Find out more about where to stay and play in the sunshine capital of New Zealand at www.whakatane.com
Tonkin & Taylor
Tonkin & Taylor is an employee-owned, New Zealand environmental and engineering consultancy that provides innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions for a diverse range of clients. Tonkin & Taylor is proud to continue its long support of Oxfam New Zealand through the sponsorship of Oxfam Trailwalker's award-winning Environmental Sustainability Programme.
Silver level sponsors
Bivouac Outdoor is committed to our adventure! They provide expert advice and incredible discounts to Oxfam Trailwalker participants every year. Check out the Rewards page to see what great discounts your fundraising commitment entitles you to, including a storewide 15% discount for all teams. On top of these discounts, 10% of the value of your purchases at Bivouac Outdoor stores nationwide will be credited back to your team fundraising page as a donation from Bivouac. Many thanks to Bivouac Outdoor stores and staff for spreading the word about Oxfam Trailwalker and for taking on the challenge themselves!
The friendly faces of Air Vanuatu have been bringing visitors and residents to the shores of Vanuatu for over 30 years. They have been credited for their amazing hospitality and quality service. We are lucky to have them on board with the Oxfam Trailwalker team and excited to announce, that we will be sending the top fundraising team to enjoy a relaxing holiday in Vanuatu, as well as providing luxurious accommodation at the Air Vanuatu Holiday Inn. Thanks Air Vanuatu for your support! Check out the Awards page for more information.
Bronze Level Sponsors
Shoe Clinic is passionate about finding the perfect shoes for your feet through their specialised fitting service. In support of the physical and fundraising challenge Oxfam Trailwalkers undertake, Shoe Clinic is kindly donating 10% of all Oxfam Trailwalker’s purchases back to your team fundraising page (please identify yourself as an Oxfam participant when you are in store). Plus participants will find a $10 Shoe Clinic voucher in their the preparation guide and get further benefits through the Shoe Clinic Advantage Club! Head down to your local Shoe Clinic to find your perfect shoe! For more information visit www.shoeclinic.co.nz
White Island Rendezvous Accommodation & Tours
White Island Rendezvous & Tours offer Bay of Plenty’s premier eco-tour and share the common goal of delivering an environmentally sustainable operation. For this reason, White Island Tours and Oxfam Trailwalker are a great fit. White Island Tours offer the unique experience to explore New Zealand's most active volcano. An adventure, that alongside Oxfam Trailwalker, will be remembered for a lifetime. For the closest accommodation to the start and finish line, stay at White Island Rendezvous' Quality 4 Star Plus, Enviro-Gold Certified Motel. Additionally, enjoy Whakatane’s newest motel rooms with our “Micro-village Cabins”. For more information and bookings visit www.whiteislandrendezvous.co.nz
Out Wear are proud distributors of a numerous top quality products perfect for Oxfam Trailwalker. Having supported Oxfam Trailwalker for years through Buff headwear and Injinji toe socks, Out Wear are pleased to extend their special offers for Oxfam Trailwalker participants to their entire range, including donating 20% of any purchases made back to your team fundraising page. Out Wear has also put together an exclusive Oxfam Trailwalker Starter Pack, for every pack purchased they will kindly donate $17 to your team fundraising page.
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa
Ngāti Awa, mana whenua and iwi in Whakatāne, work closely with Oxfam for Oxfam Trailwalker through Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa. The Oxfam Trailwalker trail crosses large sections of Ngāti Awa Heritage Estate land and access has been generously granted for Oxfam Trailwalker. Mataatua Wharenui is a spectacular meeting house of Ngati Awa that will feature as part of the Oxfam Trailwalker weekend through a formal welcome powhiri to participants, support crew, and volunteers. Your Oxfam Trailwalker journey will connect you spiritually and physically to the ancestors of Ngāti Awa.
Blunt are proud supporters of Oxfam Trailwalker and keen participants of the event. Blunt Umbrellas are the makers of the worlds best umbrellas. Designed and tested in New Zealand, Blunt is dedicated to environmental sustainability and combatting today's throw away culture.
Friends of Oxfam
For 10 years Locus have provided the necessary timing and results software to accurately record each team's start to finish times including, check in and check out times. The checkpoint timing records enable Oxfam NZ to monitor teams location on the course and ensure their health and safety is at the forefront of the event. Locus has generously supported Oxfam Trailwalker with key staff that volunteer their time to monitor and manage the event timing system.
Wherever we go, Wireless Nation has got us covered. The innovative internet service provides fast and easily connected broadband to urban, rural, and business areas and luckily throughout the Oxfam Trailwalker! Thank you Wireless Nation for constantly keeping us connected through easily accessible WIFI! The Oxfam Trailwlaker weekend would not go as smoothly without your support.
Trade Aid is pleased to support Oxfam Trailwalkers’ fundraising efforts through our fundraising chocolate made from hand-grown cocoa – an easy fundraiser with a sweet 40% fundraising profit! Trade Aid supports disadvantaged producers to improve their lives through trade, including buying and selling their products, telling their stories and speaking out for greater justice in world trade. Trade Aid are a not-for-profit organisation, putting producers at the heart of everything they do.
R-Line Electrolyte Concentrates is a premium range of rehydration drink designed specifically to aid the performance of endurance athletes as well as provide fast hydration. The delicious concentrate flavours stem from the best nutritional knowledge, innovative thinking and Kiwi enthusiasm. For rehydrating before, refuelling during, and rebounding after activity, R-Line is the answer. R-Line has donated 600 litres to Oxfam Trailwalker and will be available for participants at all checkpoints. Recieve a $5 donation back to your team fundraising page for each bottle (one bottle makes 10 litres) ordered online. As with all products you intend to use at the event, we strongly recommend you trial them during your training.
Thanks to our friends at Omega Rentals and their affordable rental car rates, transport during the Oxfam Trailwalker weekend is made possible, especially through their generous and rewarding 10% discount on any car rental for participants. Simply enter the promo code: otw18 when making a reservation online. They maintain a strong reputation for being up front and honest and delivering customers exactly what they want with no inconveniences. They are now one of the largest and most trusted independent rental car companies in New Zealand.
The team at Hireace provide reliable, specialist commercial vehicle hire at extremely competitive prices. Thanks Hireace for partnering with us and making the many transport procedures throughout the Oxfam Trailwalker possible. They offer a wide range of vehicles and trailers that suit all types of needs, whether it bet short term or long term. Contact their friendly staff at any time about hiring a vehicle of your choice for an easy and enjoyable process.
The dedicated team of coffee lovers at L'affare work to provide fresh, locally roasted coffee to all New Zealanders. Their dedication has led them to source knowledge globally on what makes a good coffee, making their coffee one of the best. We are incredibly lucky to have L'affare as part of the Oxfam Trailwalker to bring you the freshest coffee to get you through the weekend. Look out for them at every checkpoint!
Thanks to Sileni Estates Ltd, who maintain high standards in environmentally sustainable viticultural and winemaking practices, for supporting Oxfam Trailwalker. They work to bring delectable, handcrafted wines to you. Therefore, providing a fantastic and easy way to fundraise, allowing you to get closer to your fundraising goals. Register with Sileni to take advantage of their great fundraising offer, where you can receive $40 for every case of wine ordered, back towards your team fundraising.
CocoCoast's refreshing and natural coconut water is a healthy hydration that is packed with incredible health benefits. It is full of antioxidants, Vitamin C, amino acids and a whole lot more. Making it a vital item to help get you through the Oxfam Trailwalker. A special thanks to CocoCoast, they will donate 15% of all purchases back to your team fundraising page.
Thanks to our friends at Omnigraphics we are able to provide high quality and innovative signage at the Oxfam Trailwalker. They maintain an impeccable finishing product with their dedication and pride to the final product, as well as providing all the finest technology to produce the best product possible and tackling any present challenge.
Event Weekend supporters
AUT Akoranga Integrated Health
We realise Oxfam Trailwalker is a massive challenge and that's why we have enlisted the services of the staff and students at the AUT Podiatry and Paramedicine Schools. They'll join us at the event to help you complete your 100km journey. Best of all it is absolutely free for you and your team! Support will be based at various checkpoints throughout the course - be sure to check the services table prior to the event.
Auckland teams can also enlist the services of the staff and students at AUT Podiatry School who are providing free consultations and advice to all Oxfam Trailwalker participants in the run-up to the event at their North Shore Campus.To find out more about AUT Akoranga Integrated Health and to book your free podiatry consultation visit www.aih.aut.ac.nz
Bob Steiner Ceramics New Zealand
We are pleased to announce Bob Steiner is back on board and at Oxfam Trailwalker! Walkers who cross the finish line will be presented with unique, handcrafted, ceramic medals created by Bob Steiner – produced locally in New Zealand and kinder to the environment!
Osteopath New Zealand
The team at Osteopath New Zealand are working hard to provide New Zealander's with an outstanding health service through their belief in the importance of the relationship between the structure of the body itself, and how it functions. They focus on joints, muscles, nerves, circulation - to name a few, but all things that get especially aggravated while walking the Oxfam Trailwalker. They also work hard to raise awareness for Osteopathy in New Zealand to ensure everyone is aware of the benefits of receiving attention from an Osteopath. We are excited to have Osteopath New Zealand at the Oxfam Trailwalker weekend looking after all our walkers to ensure that everyone can do their best and stay injury-free.