Christchurch Casino takes pride in sponsoring a diverse range of organisations and events in the local community. We offer support to over 20 different establishments, ranging from charitable trusts to sports teams and performing arts groups.
SEE BELOW FOR THE LIST OF MAJOR PARTNERS THAT WE ASSIST:
Canterbury’s own Rams are the pillars of Basketball within the region and have contributed significantly to the growth of the sport with their well-run elite team. Among advancing the sport within the region, the Canterbury Rams also display a focus on philanthropy with supporting partnerships rooted in community development.
The world’s most successful rugby team within their respected division, the Crusaders have 24 years of Super Rugby behind them. From opening the door of opportunity to many young rugby players, to supporting local charities; the team’s impact is felt throughout the community.
Formally known as the Flames, Canterbury’s premier netball team is one of the most popular local sports franchises. Known as a breeding-ground for some of the world’s best talent, providing a number of Silver Fern representatives throughout the years including Jane Watson who was an integral part of 2019’s World Cup-winning squad.
CHRISTCHURCH CITY MISSION
The Christchurch City Mission is a pillar within the community. Their support, care and advocacy for those who are marginalized is paramount and deep felt within the city. The charity offers a variety of social services, from men and women shelters and programmes, emergency housing, budgeting services and out-reach social work.
A unique foundation that offers grants for extraordinary young people who are passionate and show great potential in their chosen field, whether it be IT, Arts, Science or Community Service, the Inspire Foundation has helped many achieve their goals.
CHRISTCHURCH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has provided the city with some of the best musical performances for over 60 years. The CSO contributes to the cultural diversity of the city through their Community Engagement programme and through incorporating styles of music from different parts of the world.
THE COURT THEATRE
The Court Theatre is New Zealand’s largest theatre company and employs 60 permanent staff and hundreds of artists who produce 19 productions each year. The court theatre actively supports up and coming acts and artists through drama and improve classes, workshops and theatre incentives.
STRUT & FRET PRODUCTION HOUSE (BREAD & CIRCUS FESTIVAL)
Strut & Fret is the place to be for artists who thrive for freedom of artistic expression and entertainment. With over 20 years of experience, the collective passion and creativity individuals of Strut & Fret deliver some of the city’s most distinctive performances and events such as the World Buskers Festival.
Running for over 120 years, the Woolston Brass band is acclaimed in its own right, holding the NZBBA Marching Championship and CPBBA Championship. Besides its contesting prowess, the band has a strong sense of community philanthropy, providing a learning facility for developing players, and an artistic outlet for those with more experience.