Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Compaq 50K Of Coronet Sponsorship Wins Award

Compaq 50K Of Coronet Sponsorship Wins National Award

AUCKLAND, 23 November 2001 – Compaq Computer New Zealand has received national recognition for its sponsorship of the 50K of Coronet ski race.

At a black tie awards ceremony at Eden Park last night, Compaq was announced winner of the 2001 Best National Non-Televised Sponsorship at the 2001 New Zealand Post Sports Sponsorship Awards.

“We are delighted to have received this recognition,” said Russell Hewitt, Managing Director, Compaq Computer New Zealand. “Our business focuses on enabling innovation in our customers through inspirational technology. The skill and commitment of the skiers who compete in this race to be their best and raise money for charity is inspiring, as are the brave children that Cure Kids supports.”

“As a company we know the benefits this sponsorship has delivered us as one of our key annual marketing programmes. To receive this peer recognition in addition is an absolute bonus.”

"I would like to congratulate Compaq for embracing at concept level a totally new and unique type of event for New Zealand. The subsequent success of the Compaq 50K of Coronet affirms the huge foresight shown by Compaq and their sponsorship team", said Wayne Cafe, Director, Compaq 50K.

The Compaq 50K of Coronet was launched in 2000 with Compaq Computer New Zealand as foundation and title sponsor. In 2001 the race raised a total of $180,000 for charity, $151,000 that went to Cure Kids, a division of the Child Health Research Foundation and $29,000 for the Queenstown Alpine Ski Club who provide a 200+ strong volunteer force for the race.

The Compaq 50K of Coronet will take place in 2002 from 29-30 August.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

57 Million Users' Data: Uber Breach "Utterly Preventatable"

Cybersecurity leader Centrify says the Uber data breach of 57 million customer and driver records - which the ride-hailing company hid for more than a year - was “utterly preventable”. More>>

Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>

Having A Cow? Dairy Product Prices Slide For Fourth Straight Auction

Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, retreating for the fourth straight auction amid signs of increased production... Whole milk powder fell 2.7 percent to US$2,778 a tonne. More>>

ALSO:

Statistics: Butter At Record $5.67/Block; High Vegetable Prices

Rising dairy prices have pushed food prices up 2.7 percent in the year to October 2017, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 3.0 percent increase in the year to September 2017. More>>

ALSO:

Science: New Research Finds Herbicides Cause Antibiotic Resistance

New University of Canterbury research confirms that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates. More>>

ALSO:

CO2 And Water: Fonterra (And Dairy NZ)'s Environment Plans

Federated Farmers support Fonterra’s bold push to get to zero emissions of CO2 on the manufacturing side of the Co-operative, both in New Zealand and across its global network. More>>

ALSO: