As a Canterbury-owned and operated business, we know how important it is to get behind our community. We’re proud to be involved with a number of local organisations, initiatives, and events. Check out who we’re currently sponsoring, below.
If you’re interested in requesting sponsorship for your event or organisation, please get in touch with our Sponsorship and Events Coordinator, below.
Frontrunner Christchurch Marathon
The iconic Christchurch Marathon is a flat, fast, and extremely beautiful course through the Garden City. Renowned as New Zealand’s fastest course, there is something for everyone with a 10km, 21km, 42km, and even a kids fun run!
We provide the team with a vehicle to help them get around in the lead up to the event, and to lead the pack on the day. Be sure to look out for our team of Miles Continental runners on the course!
Free Dive for Mental Health
An initiative led by free-diving instructor Ian Barker, Free Dive for Mental Health is a programme designed to help people struggling with their mental health. Ian has seen first-hand the benefits his techniques have, through the combination of disciplined breath work, physical exercise, and interaction with nature, makes ocean free-diving and spearfishing a uniquely powerful tool to help with a range of issues, including chronic anxiety, depression, anger management, and addiction recovery.
We’ve provided the team with a Volkswagen Multivan to drive the participants to dive locations during the trial.
Ranui House Bone Marrow Cancer Trust
We’re pleased to annouce our partnership with the Ranui House Bone Marrow Cancer Trust and are honoured to support them in their mission to provide a home away from home for patients and their whanau while they are undergoing lifesaving medical treatment for cancer and life-threatening illnesses as well as funding research to find a cure.
For over 30 years the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust has supported over thousands of patients and their families who have had to leave home for lifesaving medical treatment in Christchurch and continues to raise funds to purchase land for purpose-built accommodations for the families.
International Track Meet
We’re proud to support the International Track meet, established in 2009, it has become a well recognised event in the athletics world, with some of New Zealand’s best athletes competing for the top spots. We supplied Volkswagen vans and an SUV for the athletes to get around Christchurch, and love welcoming them all to our city!
For over 40 years, the Stroke Foundation has been here to save lives through stroke recovery and prevention in Aotearoa. With 85% of the Stroke Foundation’s services funded by individual donors, corporates, bequests, and fundraising campaigns such as Beanie Up, they need your support to help thousands of stroke survivors and their whānau through one of the toughest times in their lives.
Just last year, 9,500 strokes were experienced in New Zealand, with that number set to rise by 40% before the end of this decade. We’re proud to support the Stroke Foundation!
How to Partner With Us
We look for opportunities that benefit our community in Christchurch and partner with those that reflect the Miles Continental brand vision and values. We are particularly excited about those that benefit the environment and the wellbeing of our neighbours. Please note, we don’t sponsor political or religious groups or events.
We love the opportunity to showcase our vehicles and services, so we consider this when assessing sponsorships. Depending on the sponsorship, we also like for Miles Continental to be mentioned in any press releases or media activity.
After you submit your sponsorship application (below), our Events and Sponsorship Coordinator will assess your eligibility and present your application to our General Manager. We’ll be in touch within two weeks of receiving your submission to let you know if we’ll move ahead with your proposal.