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

 

WestpacTrust offer relinquish Stadium sponsorship

WestpacTrust is the New Zealand division of Westpac Banking Corporation, which is incorporated in New South Wales, Australia

Monday 18 March 2002

WestpacTrust offers to relinquish WestpacTrust Stadium sponsorship rights for Rugby World Cup

WestpacTrust has offered to give up its key sponsorship rights for the WestpacTrust Stadium for the duration of the 2003 Rugby World Cup to help the NZRFU meet the International Rugby Board’s requirement for hosting counties to provide “clean” stadiums.

The offer includes removing all WestpacTrust signage at the stadium, covering WestpacTrust branding on stadium ATMs, relinquishing the bank’s corporate box rights and stadium memberships. The offer also extends to other grounds such as Eden Park, Carisbrook and Jade Stadium where WestpacTrust is a box holder.

“The opportunities afforded to all New Zealanders by the World Cup being hosted in New Zealand far outweigh the commercial considerations for WestpacTrust,” said Tim Harrington, WestpacTrust’s General Manager Marketing.

“Rugby is part and parcel of the New Zealand way of life. We are happy to relinquish our sponsorship rights for the duration of the 2003 World Cup in New Zealand for the greater good of New Zealand and New Zealand rugby.”


For further information contact:

Petra Mihaljevich
WestpacTrust Public Relations
Ph: 04 498 1279


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

StuffMe: Commerce Commission Welcomes Dismissal Of Merger Appeal

In a summary of their judgment released today, Justice Dobson and lay member Professor Martin Richardson dismissed the appellants’ process criticisms and found the Commission was entitled to place significant weight on the prospect of reduced quality of the products produced by the merged entity. More>>

ALSO:

Dry: Beef + Lamb Launches Drought Resources

The resources include a fact sheet outlining strategies to manage and mitigate the effects of drought, coping with stress on the farm and advice on feed requirements and animal welfare during the dry period. More>>

ALSO:

InternetNZ: Net Neutrality Failure In US "Will Hurt All Users"

InternetNZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter has condemned the decision by the United States communications regulator to undo 2015 open Internet rules, warning that all Internet users will end up worse off as a result. More>>

ALSO:

Mycoplasma Bovis: More Properties Positive

One of the latest infected properties is in the Hastings district, the other three are within a farming enterprise in Winton. The suspect property is near Ashburton. More>>

ALSO:

Manawatū Gorge Alternative: More Work Needed To Choose Route

“We are currently working closely and in partnership with local councils and other stakeholders to make the right long-term decision. It’s vital we have strong support on the new route as it will represent a very significant long-term investment and it will need to serve the region and the country for decades to come.” More>>

ALSO:

ScoopPro: Helping PR Professionals Get More Out Of Scoop

Scoop.co.nz has been a fixture of New Zealand’s news and Public Relations infrastructure for over 18 years. However, without the financial assistance of those using Scoop in a professional context in key sectors such as Public Relations and media, Scoop will not be able to continue this service... More>>