Sponsorship

We’re proud to support our community & get involved with local events. Want us to help out with your local event or sponsorship? Email marketing@firstcu.co.nz today to find out more.

First Credit Union School Hop 2016

We can't wait to see all the balloons over Waikato this year! We are proudly supporting this year's First Credit Union School Hop. Click here for more details.

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Hamilton Christmas Charitable Trust

First Credit Union is proud to support the Hamilton Charitable Trust in 2013. The Hamilton Christmas Charitable Trust is responsible for the Christmas Tree that sits in Garden Place from November onwards and the annual Hamilton Christmas Parade.

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Crawshaw sports court

We have sponsored basketball hoops for new dual purpose netball and basketball courts at Crawshaw Park. Click here to check out an article about the courts.

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Madeleine Stapleton

We sponsor Madeleine Stapleton, a young badminton player from Hamilton. Madeleine is a Sir Edmund Hillary scholar at the University of Waikato and is a member of the Badminton New Zealand High Performance Squad. Madeleine hopes to represent New Zealand in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Waiwhakareke Big Dig 2012

We sponsored this event again in 2012, and a team of staff and board members went along and planted trees.

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Enderley’s Christmas in the Park

We sponsor Enderley's Christmas in the Park - read more about it here.

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ReStyle

We sponsor ReStyle, a 'trash to fashion' event where entrants turn everyday waste into fashion.

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Waiwhakareke Big Dig, Arbor Day 2011

A team of FCU staff participated in the 'Big Dig' at Waiwhakareke on June 3, 2011, Arbor Day.

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Heart Stopper Challenge 2011

For the fourth year in a row we had a team participate in the Heart Stopper Challenge. Our team raised $562 for this great cause. Here's an article from the Waikato Times about this event and quotes from a member of our team!

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Clarissa Eshuis - Hockey Star

We sponsor Clarissa Eshius, a member of the Commonwealth Games silver medal winning women's Black Sticks hockey team. Clarissa has accompanied us to various events to show off her silver medal which is always a hit! She has recently represented NZ at the London Olympics in 2012.

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Enderley Park Community Centre

We helped sponsor outdoor sports courts for the Enderley Park Community Centre, providing them with basketball back boards.  Click here to read an article from the Waikato Times.

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Verdettes Netball Team

We've had a long standing association with the Verdettes' netball team, and are proud to be the official sponsors of 'The Verdettes' top team.

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2010 Top School Games

We were the major sponsors of the 2010 Top School Games, held on the 28 March 2010 at Te Kowhai school with over 20 participating schools.

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Other

Donations have also been made to the following organisations through staff fundraisers and initiatives:

  • Camp Quality
  • Rainbow Place
  • Waikato SPCA
  • NZ Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Red Cross Appeal for Christchurch
  • Leukaemia and Blood Foundation
  • Christchurch Emergency Services Credit Union
  • Paw Justice
  • Cancer Society of New Zealand
  • Red Nose Day (Cure Kids)
  • International Credit Union Day
  • Oxfam
  • Starship Children's Hospital
  • The Cancer Society
  • NZ Leprosy Foundation

 

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