Sponsorship

Orion is proud to support the central Canterbury community.

We invest in a variety of community programmes related to energy, education, business, the arts and sport. Orion provides sponsorship to the following organisations:

 
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Community Energy Action provides insulation and energy advice services to those with the greatest need. More than 20,000 homes are now warmer, healthier and more energy efficient because of CEA’s services.


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The Canterbury Rams basketball team, based in Christchurch, plays a significant role in increasing participation in community basketball and is involved with local community events.

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Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce helps local businesses improve their enterprises and ensures their members can operate in a business friendly environment. 

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Christchurch City Council graffiti removal programme takes a lead role in supporting a collaborative, structured city-wide approach to the eradication, engagement, education and enforcement in relation to graffiti vandalism.

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The temporary Christchurch Stadium, known as AMI Stadium, was built in 2012 to enable Christchurch to continue to host major sport events and concerts until a new stadium is constructed. The stadium allows Cantabrians and visitors to cheer on their teams, playing live on our own home ground – All Blacks, Kiwis, All Whites, Crusaders, Canterbury, Warriors and Phoenix. 

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Connexis is the industry training organisation for New Zealand’s infrastructure industries. 

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Christchurch's Court Theatre, New Zealand’s largest theatre company, offers a world of happiness, laughter, drama and intrigue.

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Electrical Engineers’ Association provides expertise, advice and information on technical, engineering and safety issues affecting the electricity industry. 

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EVolocity's mission is to stimulate innovation in the electric vehicle sector, and encourages learning about the benefits of electric transport, and nurtures youth interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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EVworld south is an expo providing an opportunity for people to experience, learn and embrace electric vehicles in all their forms.

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SCAPE Public Arts installs free-to-view contemporary public art in Christchurch city. Its vision is for Christchurch people to be excited, engaged and stimulated by the contemporary public art that is well regarded and known by the national and international art world.

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Polyfest is a community based outdoor festival where all things pacific are displayed including pacific cultural performances, song, dance, cuisine and handicrafts, with youth at the forefront. 

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University of Canterbury Power Engineering Excellence Trust is a unique partnership between the Power industry and the University of Canterbury. Its mission is to promote and support the education of power engineers and the study of power engineering as a field of excellence in New Zealand.

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Selwyn Art Gallery aims to expose the people of Malvern to quality art and to promote local artists living in the area.

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Akaroa Art Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring artists from Banks Peninsula and beyond, many of national and international recognition. It also provides a wonderful venue for intimate musical events and varied workshops throughout the year.