As a Canterbury-owned and operated business, we know how important it is to get behind our community and we're proud to be involved with a number of local organisations, initiatives, and events.
Driving our Olympic hopes
Volkswagen New Zealand are proud to be an official partner of the New Zealand Olympic Committee, helping to drive our nation's best and most talented athletes to success, since 2012, and through the recent 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
We are thrilled to have Emirates Team New Zealand yachtsmen Blair Tuke and Peter Burling along with the talented Simon Child from the Black Sticks as official Volkswagen New Zealand ambassadors, and would like to congratulate them in their 2016 Olympic campaigns, especially Peter and Blair's Gold Medal success.
Proud to Support Olivia Podmore
Miles Continental is proud to support one of our own local Cantabrians, Olivia Podmore. Olivia has an impressive track record, despite her young age, and recently headed to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics competing in a number of track cycling events.
When Olivia Podmore is one of New Zealand's most promising young sports professionals. At 19 she has been cycling for a number of years and already has a long record of achievements.
New Zealand's premier hill cycling event, Le Race, is returning in 2016 and Miles Continental are thrilled to be involved with the event for a second year running. This year we are very excited to have ŠKODA New Zealand on board as an official major sponsor.
Held right here in Christchurch, participants race a 100km course beginning in Christchurch's Cathedral Square, traversing the Port Hills, to cross the finish line in the historic French settlement of Akaroa.
We have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. You can join Team ŠKODA and access many exclusive membership benefits, including a free ŠKODA Cycling Jersey. Closer to home, you can also join our very own Miles Continental Cycle Wave Club. Whether you're a beginner or a more experienced rider, we'd love for you to join us. We'll be offering free training sessions and social events, along with some nutritional advice.
Sound like you? Register your interest and we'll keep you posted.
Battle of the Rebuild
Held in Christchurch during September 2015, the Battle of the Rebuild boxing event brought together major construction companies involved with the Canterbury Rebuild, pitting them against each other in the ring in what was the largest construction industry event NZ has seen, with the goal of raising over $250,000 for charity.
The Las-Vegas-fight-night-style event was a night of glitz and glamour, and saw local and national sporting personalities - and industry heavyweights - in attendance. The Battle of the Rebuild proved to be hugely successful, managing to raise an astounding total of over $270,000 for charities including Rise for Nepal and Pillars.
Horizons Emergency Medical Services
Horizons Emergency Medical Services are a local organisation operating in Christchurch and the wider South Island area, who provide reliable patient transfer and event medic services, and routine ambulance services. With fully trained and qualified paramedics on-board, Horizons EMS aim to provide the community with timely, caring and unsurpassable pre-hospital and medical care.
Miles Continental were proud to have the opportunity to assist Horizons EMS into their new ambulances; a Volkswagen Crafter and Tiguan.
If you are involved with a local charity or organisation and would like to discuss how we may be able to assist you and your initiative, please feel free to contact our team.
Connect with us
Connect with our team, along with other local fans, on our social media channels. We look forward to seeing you there!