Challenge Wanaka in New Zealand has announced its partnership with premium architectural design and build company Integrity Homes. The company with a ‘reputation for superior quality and personal service’ will get on board as title sponsor of the 2020 event.
The third Challenge Family Asia Pacific Championship will be hosted in Wanaka on February 15th 2020 as part of the 14th annual outing for what is now branded the Integrity Homes Challenge Wanaka event.
“Challenge Wanaka has organised events in Wanaka for 14 years now, including what is widely regarded as the world’s most scenic triathlon,” said Mike Saegers Managing Director at Integrity Homes.
“Their focus towards our younger generation athletes, through the secondary schools and junior events, promotes and encourages emerging talent. Challenge events are not only a fantastic way to put Wanaka on the world’s stage; they also provide significant benefits to the local community. As a not-for-profit organisation, the Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust makes financial contributions to numerous local beneficiaries, including local charities and schools. The Challenge Wanaka family are a passionate and energetic team, and we’re proud to support their tremendous work.”
Bill Roxburgh, Integrity Homes Challenge Wanaka Race Director and Challenge Family Australia/NZ Regional Director added “We are thrilled to have Integrity Homes join our Challenge Wanaka family and become title sponsor in such an exciting time for the event. Not only will the Integrity Homes Challenge Family Asia Pacific Championships bring some exciting athletes and fantastic new prizes to the event, we will also be hosting the New Zealand Secondary School Nationals on Sunday 16th February.
“This event will see the best of our young triathlon talent compete here in Wanaka and showcase what a fantastic venue we are for sport and tourism. We look forward to working with the Integrity Homes team to develop the event and bring some great initiatives to life.”
The Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust is owned by the community. The partnership with Integrity Homes is seen to strengthen the trust’s work supporting local companies and contractors.
Integrity Homes Challenge Wanaka donates to multiple local charities including: Te Kākano, Aspiring Rotary Club, local schools, Coast Guard and the Wanaka Yacht Club. Plus, as part of the 2020 Asia Pacific Championships, the event has commissioned a local carver to create pounamu pendants/medals for the age group winners of which there will be 115.
Integrity Homes Challenge Wanaka has also been shortlisted by the Ignite Wanaka Business Awards judges to the People’s Choice category, supported by the Wanaka App and Mitre 10 Wanaka, for the work it does within the local community.