Mega 2013 Sponsors

We would like to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors for their assistance throughout the planning and execution of the Auckland Mega 2013 Event. If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact us for details and to discuss how you can help us and we can offer you a unique and special marketing opportunity.

Sponsorship is split into four levels, being Mega GOLD Sponsor, Mega SILVER Sponsor, Mega BRONZE Sponsor and Friend of Mega 2013.

Mega GOLD Sponsors

Tours Direct Ltd

Tours Direct is a New Zealand travel company, specialising in escorted tours to the more exotic destinations around the world. Over the past fifteen years they have taken people to Albania, Antarctica, Arctic, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Laos, Libya, Lithuania, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam, plus a few more. Their tours are arranged to incorporate "soft adventure" with some wonderful life experiences.

Please visit the Tours Direct Ltd website to find out more!

Pathtags.com & Aussie Pathtag Club

Pathtags are personal signature items available from Pathtags.com. Similar to geocoins, they have your own custom design on the front and a back design you select. Use tags as swag in caches and trade online or in person for over 19000 unique designs available. Join over 90000 people from around the world enjoying Pathtags! Get your first 50 tags starting at $110USD + shipping!

If you are new to pathtags or an avid collector, we cordially invite you to join the Aussie Pathtag Club. They are an Australian club that produces a pathtag every month which is then sent out to their members. All their pathtags are designed to be distinctly relevant to Australia. The designs are put up on the website each month for members to vote on and the design with the most votes goes into production and is then distributed. They have members from all over the world and have a range of memberships to suit different requirements. The club is non-profit and is run voluntarily. If there is any surplus in funds they are distributed back to members via bonus tags, competitions and giveaways. Swing by and become a member so you can start your own collection of uniquely Australian Pathtags!

The Aussie Pathtag Club was founded in 2010 and is operated by Coruze. Although the club showcases designs that are distinctly Australian in nature, anyone in the world is welcome to join and enjoy cool new pathtags shipped to you from Australia each month. The club also has ready made tags (fully customisable) for sale and will design a tag specifically for you based on your requirements. Head over to the club website for all your pathtag needs!

Please visit the Pathtags.com website and the Aussie Pathtag Club website to find out more!

MapToaster

MapToaster helps people plan their expeditions and get to the right spot. Their customers range from individuals who use maps for their recreational activities, commercial outdoor activities, to multinational consulting companies, Crown Research Institutes, central, regional and local government, universities, schools and libraries, emergency services such as St Johns, helicopter rescue, and Search and Rescue, NZ Police and many more.

MapToaster Topo/NZ provides topographical mapping, with options for your computer and GPS, including: All of the rich detail of LINZ topo maps, with 1:50000 to 1:2 million scale maps on your PC, and 1:50000 on your GPS; integrated aerial and satellite imagery with transparent topomap overlays included as standard on your PC; easy-to-use software; proven and widely-used technology; and incredibly friendly and helpful technical support.

Please visit the MapToaster website to find out more!

Magellan

Magellan has a long history of over 20 years as a world leader in portable GPS devices. If you are the outdoors type who lives for hiking and adventure, you need to check out the Magellan eXplorist series. Magellan's eXplorist handheld GPS units make for the perfect geocaching partner, coming preloaded with geocaches and paperless geocaching functionality, so you're ready to go right out of the box. The eXplorist portable GPS systems are tough, rugged and water-resistant devices and are the perfect navigators for any outdoor exploration. These GPS units are highly adaptable and with Magellan's range of accessories and downloadable topographic maps for Australia, New Zealand and abroad, they can be fitted to any activity.

Please visit the Magellan website to find out more!

FCO (Albany)

FCO has the widest range of fishing, camping and outdoors gear to suit the needs of all outdoorsy kiwis - geocachers and non-geocachers alike. FCO stores sell over 9,000 products for all outdoors activities, including 60 different sleeping bags, 60 different backpacks, 25 different tents, more than 2000 lures, over 700 rods and combos, over 25 different kayaks and much more. You will also find a range of the most reliable brands, including The North Face, Columbia, Merrell and others.

Please visit the FCO website to find out more!

Groundspeak

Geocaching.com, operated by Grounspeak, is the premier listing service for geocaches around the world. Geocaching.com currently lists nearly 2 million active geocaches out in the world waiting to be found by over 5 million geocachers registered with the website.

Please visit the Geocaching.com website to find out more!

To have your organisation added here, please contact us.

Mega SILVER Sponsors

Fly My Sky

Fly My Sky is your choice to fly to the beautiful and picturesque paradise that is Great Barrier Island. In fact Fly My Sky flies to this piece of New Zealand paradise and return several times a day, seven days a week. Take a well deserved break or seek out the great geocaches on the island - Fly My Sky will get you there and back. Whether flights only or a package including car and even accommodation, it's all right there easy to book on their website!

Please visit the Fly My Sky website to find out more!

Geostuff.com.au

Geostuff.com.au was founded in 2010 and over the three years since, Geostuff.com.au has become Asia Pacific’s Biggest and Best Geocaching store with over 800 products of every kind. Geostuff.com.au is run by Carl & Deb - a caching team called “iamapom” from Melbourne Australia. They operate a professional website and offer great customer service with fast and competitive shipping to New Zealand and worldwide.

Enthusiastic and avid supporters of geocaching and mega events in the Australasia region, Geostuff.com.au is an Official Groundspeak Distributor in Australia and New Zealand, and offers a full product range from many sources including travel bugs, travel tags, geocache containers of all types, sneaky hides, log books and strips, t-shirts, caps, tools, geocoins, swag, night caching gear - you name it! Visit Geostuff.com.au for all your geocaching needs.

The Geostuff.com.au community on Facebook is over 3000 strong, and it is a great place to catch up on the latest news. You can also follow Geostuff.com.au on Twitter (@geostuffcomau).

Please visit the Geostuff.com.au website to find out more!

Kiwicachers

Kiwicachers is New Zealand's only 100% locally owned and operated geocaching supplies store. Since 2010 they have been supplying geocaching merchandise and trackable items to the geocaching community. As well as standard logs, notebooks, labels, patches and containers, KiwiCachers also have a wide variety of trackable items for sale. As keen geocoin collectors themselves, they like to find interesting geocoins, and source interesting and unusual geocoins for customers and the store. Check out for yourself the great range of items available from KiwiCachers!

Please visit the Kiwicachers website to find out more!

To have your organisation added here, please contact us.

Mega BRONZE Sponsors

BNZ

Bank of New Zealand, founded in 1861, has played an important role in New Zealand's history and is a strong, reliable bank with determination to empower the lives of its customers.

"What we do helps New Zealand businesses operate, grow and prosper so jobs are created, families and lifestyles are sustained, communities thrive, and individual New Zealanders are able to realise their home ownership, lifestyle, investment and retirement dreams" - helping New Zealanders and New Zealand businesses be good with money.

Please visit the BNZ website to find out more!

AJ Hackett Bungy

AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand is an iconic New Zealand tourism brand. From the early beginning, a jump from the Eiffel Tower in 1987 and the first commercial Bungy Jump operation in 1988, AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand today owns and operates a diverse range of tourism products around New Zealand.

AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand are the bungy originals with over 1 million jumpers to date and a 100% safety record. They pride themselves on being a world leader in challenge and adventure and to maintain this position they continue to exceed others expectations.

Please visit the AJ Hackett Bungy website to find out more!

Smallfish

Smallfish is the easy way for small businesses to build an online shop. Upload and edit your products and content for free and pay only a small monthly fee to go live and start selling - no success fees! Smallfish takes all the hassle out of running an online shop - they look after the technology and let you look after your store. You can colour and mould your ecommerce site to your heart's content adding graphics, text, videos and personality safe in the knowledge that this kiwi owned and operated business is always looking after you behind the scenes and available to help at a moment's notice!

Please visit the Smallfish website to find out more!

To have your organisation added here, please contact us.

Friends of Mega 2013

Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre

Cats&Dragons

slieschke

ABE's Bagel Bakery

Whittakers

buttels

ishoot

kiwikhicknz

Delta Response Team

TGC4

Fuzzynz

Artech Print Ltd

Resene

Independent Building Supplies

To have yourself or your organisation added here, please contact us.

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