Ford New Zealand goes full throttle championing rural sports
Palmerston North is set to rumble with the power and excitement of rural sports this coming March, as Ford New Zealand takes pole position as the naming rights sponsor of the illustrious Ford New Zealand Rural Sports Awards!
The electrifying partnership builds on Ford’s four-year legacy as the title sponsor for the Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games – making Ford not just a brand but a cornerstone of rural New Zealand.
“We’re revved up to have Ford deepen its relationship through our events that celebrate and champion the titans of rural sports,” said the pioneering founder of the New Zealand Rural Games Trust, Steve Hollander.
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Paul Allison MNZM has been appointed the Convenor of Judges. He is no stranger to competing and judging. He represented New Zealand in the Marathon and Otago in three sports. A Life Trustee of the Halberg Disability Foundation, he has served on both Sport New Zealand and the NZ Masters Games boards.
Calling all rural athletes: Unleash your potential
Nominations are open to rural sports associations, including wood-chopping, shearing, horse-riding, tree-climbing, shooting, rodeo, harness racing, highland heavies, gumboot throwing and fencing. The award categories are:
Two other awards will be announced on the night; they are:
Save the date
The Awards will be presented at a sold-out gala function at Awapuni Racecourse on Friday, 8