CHALLENGEWANAKA is proud to announce their partnership with Wanaka’s premium architectural design and build company Integrity Homes. The company with a reputation for superior quality and personal service will come onboard as title sponsor of the 2020 event, which will be especially significant milestone for the event, as it has been given the honour of being the third CHALLENGEFAMILY Asia Pacific Championships as part of the 14th CHALLENGEWANAKA event.
“CHALLENGEWANAKA has organised events in Wanaka for 14 years now, including what is widely regarded as the World’s most scenic triathlon. Their focus towards our younger generation athletes, through the secondary schools and junior events promotes and encourages emerging talents. CHALLENGEFAMILY events are not only a fantastic way to put Wanaka on the world’s stage; they also provide significant benefits to the local community. As a not-forprofit organisation, the CHALLENGEWANAKA Sports Trust makes financial contributions to numerous local beneficiaries, including local charities and schools. The CHALLENGEWANAKA family are a passionate and energetic team, and we’re proud to support their tremendous work.”, said Mike Saegers Managing Director, Integrity Homes.
“We are thrilled to have Integrity Homes join our CHALLENGEWANAKA family and become title sponsor in such an exciting time for the event. Not only will the Integrity Homes CHALLENGEWANAKA Asia Pacific Championships bring some exciting athletes and fantastic new prizes to the event, we will also be hosting the New Zealand Secondary School Nationals on Sunday 16th February. This event will see the best of our young triathlon talent compete here in Wanaka and showcase what a fantastic venue we are for sport and tourism. We look forward to working with the Integrity Homes team to develop the event and bring some great initiatives to life,” commented Bill Roxburgh, Integrity Homes CHALLENGEWANAKA Race Director and CHALLENGEFAMILY Australia/NZ Regional Director.
The CHALLENGEWANAKA Sports Trust is owned by the community and prides itself in being an active part of the local whanau. The partnership with Integrity Homes, this innovative Central Otago business, only strengthens the trust’s work supporting local companies and contractors.
Integrity Homes CHALLENGEWANAKA donates to multiple local charities including, Te Kākano, Aspiring Rotary Club, the local schools, Coast Guard and the Wanaka Yacht Club. Plus, as part of the 2020 Asia Pacific Championships has commissioned a local carver to create pounamu pendants/medals for the Age Group winners of which there will be 115. The team are very honoured to be able to give such a special and significant medal, as well as work with a local carver.
Integrity Homes CHALLENGEWANAKA is also proud to announce it has been shortlisted by the Ignite Wanaka Business Awards judges to the People’s Choice category, supported by the Wanaka App and Mitre 10 Wanaka, for the work it does within the local community. Voting is open to the public via the Wanaka App.