Centrepoint Theatre creates shows that inspire, challenge and entertain audiences from the Manawatu and surrounding regions, and is the only professional theatre between Auckland and Wellington. Inspire Net sponsors both the Basement Company, the theatre’s long-term strategic year 12 and 13 development squad; and the dark room, a new theatre space for new and emerging artists to develop and showcase their work in theatre, music, comedy, improv or film.
To see what’s on at Centrepoint Theatre visit: www.centrepoint.co.nz
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Keeping families with sick children together and near the care and resources they need. Inspire Net is so proud of this partnership and hope that it will provide some comfort to those families. We are big believers that connectivity changes lives, and are so proud to help all these people in a time when they need it the most.
Since we installed the network at Ronald McDonald House, it’s averaged 230 people per day using it, and it’s being used for everything from parents video calling each other for support, children talking to a parent, caregiver or friend that can’t be there with them, through to school work, and of course all the usual Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube you expect from young people.
Ronald McDonald House does an amazing job helping children and families, you can support them at: rmhc.org.nz/donate
Central Districts Field Days
Central Districts Field Days was back for 2018 with the largest amount of exhibitors in its 25 year history. New Zealand's largest regional agricultural event showcased over 550 exhibitors with an expected audience of over 25,000 visitors over three days.
Inspire Net is proud to become a partner of the CD Field Days and provide Free Wifi to areas around the event along with becoming the preferred Wifi provider of exhibitors at the event.
Find out more about the CD Field Days event for 2019 at: cdfielddays.co.nz
Life Education Trust Manawatu
Inspire Net is proud to support Life Education Trust Manawatu, who successfully deliver health and nutrition lessons to more than 4,000 children throughout the local area by visiting schools using their mobile classroom. Their specialist Educator delivers sessions to children in an engaging way and brings the magic into the mobile classroom.
To find out more or to donate visit: www.lifeeducation.org.nz
Awapuni Racing Centre
The Boxing Day Races are a highlight of the Manawatu Racing Club’s year, drawing thousands of racegoers to the Awapuni course each season.
Inspire Net sponsors the Inspire Net Handicap race as well as the infamous Inspire Net Undie 500 – where instead of horses, non-shy boxer and brief clad exhibitionists sprint down the home straight to win a prize. There’s lots happening at the Awapuni Racing Centre throughout the year.
To find out more visit: www.awapuniracing.co.nz
Inspire Net Squash Gym
Inspire Net is proud to be, for more than a decade, the principal and naming sponsor of the Inspire Net Squash Gym, Linton Street, Palmerston North. The club is one of New Zealand’s premier sporting clubs and hosts many New Zealand National Squash events as well as having held a number of World Championship events. The building boasts eight glass back Squash Courts, with three courts having movable walls which allows members to play doubles on full sized courts. There’s a public gym, a Speights Champions Lounge Bar, Club-owned Pro-Shop, excellent changing room facilities and free parking for members and guests. No wonder then that it’s won New Zealand’s Squash Club of the year three times!
To find out more visit: www.squashgym.co.nz
The Hospice provides specialist palliative care and Inspire Net is extremely proud to offer ongoing sponsorship with them. In conjunction with another partner, Inspire Net helps by providing computer and internet connectivity services so that staff, patients and their friends and family located nationally and abroad, can keep in touch. In-patients and their families are able to connect with their loved ones while they are receiving hospice care and we think that’s something definitely worth supporting.
To find out more visit: arohanuihospice.org.nz
Manawatu Golf Club
The Manawatu Golf Club in Hokowhitu, Palmerston North is the oldest golf course in New Zealand still on the same site it was originally chosen for. Formed in 1895 it has had an extensive history. Many world class players, and a number of notable professionals who were junior members, have strolled the fairways and major championships have been played on the course. Inspire Net is proud to sponsor the 13th Hole, the most underrated Par four on the course.
For more about playing golf in the Manawatu visit: manawatugolfclub.com
Canteen help young people dealing with cancer get back to living their lives.
The ultimate goal is to make sure no young person goes through cancer alone – whether it’s their own cancer diagnosis or a family member who’s fighting the disease. Inspire Net is so proud to support the work of Canteen Manawatu to make sure no young person going through this ever feels disconnected or alone by providing CanTeen Manawatu with free prepay internet cards so the young people can still stay in touch.
Find out more and support Canteen Manawatu here: www.canteen.org.nz