Our supporters


our supporters

Constantly striving to be the best it can be, the club enjoys the support of the community who on many occasions throughout it’s long history have come together to support each other when needed.

As a result, our club has long been in a position to provide the very best service possible to Waimārama beach goers. This is achieved through a strong and dedicated base of volunteers who from November to March every year, patrol Waimārama Beach on weekends and public holidays. This dedication to provide a safe beach and the highest level of surf life saving has lead the club being recognised both regionally and nationally with service awards and sporting success. As a valued sponsor of the Waimārama Surf Life Saving Club these businesses support helps us provide
training, personal development and life saving equipment for our volunteers and Junior Surf along with the opportunity to associate your business with any one of our leading teams or individual athletes.

I sincerely thank them for supporting our great club and welcome them to our respected group of supporters. No matter your desire, whether it be to help us save lives or raise the profile of your business we look forward to joining you on a journey that supports our club to provide this important community service.


Sponsorship provides a unique opportunity for businesses wishing to support a community based service. Through direct sponsorship, your business is able to promote its goods and services to Waimārama Surf Life Saving members and their families, the wider Hawkes Bay community and beach goers alike. There is considerable commercial benefit to be gained from the association with the Waimārama Surf Life Saving Club. We are a highly regarded and well known organisation which delivers significant community benefit through volunteers who train and upskill at their own cost and time, and also provide large volunteer hours to patrolling the beach and saving lives every summer. This community presence ensures significant exposure to the sponsor’s brand and identity. Sponsorship is a vital ingredient in the success and survival of the Waimārama Surf Life Saving Club. Without the support of our sponsors we would not be able to provide many of the vital resources required to run our lifesaving services, surf sports, training and education programs and keep our volunteers on our beaches.

The sponsors of our club do far more than cover the costs of running the administration of our organisation – their main purpose is to help deliver real value to our club and the community we serve. Below is a breakdown of the sponsorship packages available for 2016/2017 season. If the sponsorship levels and recognition benefits do not fit into your organisations criteria, please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements as I am sure that we can find a flexible solution that is beneficial to both parties. You or your business may choose to support the Waimārama Surf Lifesaving Club in a number of ways.


Sponsorship options

1. Overall Club Sponsor $20K per year (min 3 years)
2. Major Sponsor – Surf Sports $5K per year (min 3 years)
3. Major Sponsor – Junior Surf $5K per year (min 3 years)
4. Major Sponsor – IRB Rescue $5K per year (min 3 years)
5. Friend of the Waimārama Surf Life Saving Club $1,000 per year

We are currently looking for Sponsors for;
Overall Club Sponsor – $20 K per year for 3 years
Surf Sport- $5K per year for 3 years
IRB- $5K per year for 3 years

Please contact Ken Laurie, Funding/Sponsorship Director on 0272919697

Junior Surf Sponsor

Tremain Real Estate

Tremain Real Estate is proud to be announced as the new sponsor of the Junior Surf programme of the Waimārama Surf Club for the next three years. Tremains is a locally owned and operated real estate company that has been in the Hawke’s Bay community since the 1970’s.​

We strive to give back to the community in which we live and do business in and the Junior Surf Programme is a perfect example of a positive community initiative that teaches our children to be safe in the surf and other valuable life skills.​We are looking forward to working closely with Waimārama Surf Club during this year’s summer surf lifesaving season and beyond.​

We are delighted to have Tremains Real Estate join our Surf Life Saving family as the primary sponsor of our Junior Surf Programme for the next 3 years.​

The Tremains commitment to the values of trust, excellence, community and fun are clearly aligned to our own club’s values, as we continue to strive to provide our community with an ever improving lifesaving service for the people who use Waimārama Beach.​

Our Juniors are our future and the support provided by the Tremains team will help us to ensure our Junior Surf programme can be maintained and grown, which will then allow us to continue to develop well trained lifeguards well into the future.​

Our Junior Surf programme continues to grow strongly with 160 members registered for the recently completed 2016/17 season. Our focus for our Junior Surf members is for them to have an enjoyable surf experience that builds confidence in negotiating surf beach conditions while also providing the core training for them to move through
to and develop into qualified lifeguards. ​

This support from Tremains is a big step forward for our Junior Surf Programme and we look forward to some exciting times ahead with the team with Tremains and our Junior Surf members.

IRB Sponsor

MTF Finance

MTF Finance Hastings is proud to support the Waimārama Surf Lifesaving Club’s Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs).

The business is independently owned by John Sanko, a Club Member and Qualified Lifeguard (as are his children Logan and Bianca), and a past Board Member.

John commented “the club and its members have been so influential and given so much to our family, so it is nice to be able to give back to the club”.

What makes MTF Finance Hastings different to other Finance Companies? You’ll be interested to know that John underwrites all loans personally. When you become a customer, you are more than just a number.

You deal with a local passionate team that prides themselves on delivering excellence every time to their customers. You won’t deal with a faceless online platform or “0800” call centre located outside of Hawke’s Bay.

John and his team have a genuine interest in making sure that the loan best suits your purpose. You can call in and discuss your plans, and get professional advice you can count on.

Not only do they finance New and Used Cars, Utes, Motorbikes, Boats, and Jet skis from Dealers or Private Sellers, they also provide secured personal loans for other projects like holidays and renovations.

Together, John and his Business Development Manager, Michael Knauf, have over 60 years of Commercial Business Lending experience so they can also assist with a wide range of lending solutions to help you expand your business.

John encourages you to “pop in and have a yarn about what you are looking to do. We will always do our level best to help”.

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Friends of Waimārama