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The Salmon Run - Rakaia
14th October 2017

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Sponsors 2017

Gold Sponsor:
Jackson Holmes

Silver Sponsor:
Hyundai Mid Canterbury
Ashburton District Council
NZ Sock Co

Bronze Sponsors:
Philip Wareing Ltd
MB Cook
Rakaia Mobil
Spark Canterbury
SF & RA Mundt
Matthew & Trudy Holmes
Greendale Butchery

Star Supporters:
Paul Whylie Cyclerama
Specialty Seeds
Stirling Sports – Ashburton
Midland Seeds
Rakaia River Holiday Park
St Itas Homestay
Countdown Ashburton
Rakaia Seed Cleaning
Alistair & Gaynor Sutherland
Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Physio Steps
Marine Confederacy of Rakaia

Supporters Sponsor:
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa
Plains Irrigators
Robbies Ashburton
Braided Rivers
Speights Ale House
Bunnings Ashburton

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Jackson Holmes Contracting
Our Mission Statement:
We are an agricultural contracting and feed supplement supply company. We provide services to all types of farmers. Our aim is to provide the best possible service and build long-term business relationship with clients through mutual respect and loyalty.

In 2008 Andrew and Val Jackson and Todd and Madeleine Holmes founded Jackson & Holmes Ltd. The new company focused on a new service; forage harvesting. In 2010 it was decided that there was a need for a combined brand to emphasize the feed supplement trading facet of both businesses that already existed. “Stockfuel” was created in 2010 and along with this expansion a new position within the business was created. Having a new feed trading representative to concentrate solely on feed sales allowed Andrew and Todd more time to concentrate on the running of the businesses and making sure the service was the best available.

In 2013 the decision was made to merge both businesses. Andrew Jackson Contracting and Jackson & Holmes become Jackson Holmes Ltd. Along with a full rebrand (including a new website and logos), the Stockfuel brand was brought under the new name and new services were added. Muck and slurry spreading, cartage, drilling and cultivation were added to the existing line up.

Going forward Jackson Holmes is focused on steady growth, constant improvement and building on our reputation for providing the best service available. We are proud to have created a successful business while focusing on people. We believe in surrounding ourselves with positive, like minded individuals and treating people with mutual respect. Jackson Holmes looks forward to the future and building on the foundations we have created.

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Mid Canterbury Hyundai
We are your local suppler of Hyundai and Isuzu vehicles in the Mid and South Canterbury Region. Established from a local Ashburton based car dealership, Mid and South Canterbury Hyundai/Isuzu is owned and operated by Greg Kennedy and Amos Wheeler.

We proudly support local events such as the Hyundai Mid Canterbury Santa Parade and Salmon Run Rakaia.
We see these events as an essential asset to the region and will continue to provide on-going sponsorship.

Within the first year of establishing this franchise in the Mid Canterbury region we were the proud winners of the Hyundai New Zealand Parts and Service Dealer 2013. This was a great start and is how we have carried on by providing the superior service to the Mid and South Canterbury regions.

We have a complete range of new Hyundai and Isuzu vehicles to test drive as well as an extensive range of quality used vehicles. Our friendly sales staff consisting of Greg, Jayden and Curtis have extensive experience within the motor vehicle industry and are more than happy to have a chat when you thinking about changing over your current vehicle.

Our service centre is second to none with state of the art diagnostic equipment, for Hyundai and Isuzu vehicles. It doesn’t stop there with over 100 years of experience amongst our service department we provide service to all makes models and ages of vehicles. This includes WOF’s and mechanical servicing for engines, transmissions and air-conditioning units. It doesn’t stop there, we also supply and fit quality tyres. Our staff are extremely welcoming and while you are waiting for you WOF sit in our waiting lounge and enjoy a complementary coffee.

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NZ Sock Co
116 years of sock making history stands behind us here in Ashburton with nearly 40 years across 3 generations of the Sparrow family. Through those generations, the passion and commitment for the business has been passed down and grown, driving the company forward as one of the world's foremost innovators of sock technology.
Combining both in house research and development and the access to new technologies we are regarded by New Zealand and International retailers as being at the leading edge of innovation in the industry

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Ashburton District Council
 Ashburton District offers an abundance of high quality community and sports facilities, with the number of
facilities increasing.
Among the facilities on offer are:
* EA Networks Centre – indoor aquatic and sports facility recently built in Ashburton
* Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre
* Ashburton Tennis Centre
* Mid Canterbury Hockey turf
* Ashburton Trust Event Centre
* Ashburton Raceway – trotting and gallops
* Five golf courses
* Over 200 sports clubs
* Lake Hood – rowing course, boating, water skiing

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Philip Wareing Ltd
Our Mission Statement:
To be a premier provider of transport solutions. We aim to achieve this by providing services that consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.

This year Philip Wareing will mark 40 years in business, a significant milestone for someone who began his career as a grain agent.

Philip's business portfolio now includes fertiliser spreading, agricultural spraying, bulk grain and stock cartage, freight, logging and his beloved high-country farms.

While working as an agent in 1970, Philip grew potatoes to earn some extra money and this gave him the $15,000 he needed to buy a business in 1975. The agricultural spraying business comprised one J 1 Bedford truck; so began Philip Wareing Ltd.

Philip Wareing Ltd has an interest in three additional transport businesses in the South Island providing a combined fleet of over 150 trucks. This truly means that no job is too big or too small; from carting straw and baleage or logs, through to picking up one carton in Christchurch on our daily freight run.

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MB Cook Commercial Real Estate Agent
Established since 1928 MB Cook Ltd is one of Canterbury’s oldest Real Estate Companies.

Today, the Company focuses on the Sale and Leasing of Commercial, Industrial and Retail properties and new Design/Build projects within the Christchurch and outlying Canterbury areas.

MB Cook Ltd is a team of specialist agents with wide knowledge and experience within our region. A number of our sales consultants have over 20 years industry experience that proves invaluable to our clients who utilise the extra depth of knowledge and personal service that we deliver on.

MB Cook is thrilled to be one of the sponsors of “The Salmon Run”.
We’ll be on the start line and hope to see you there too…

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Rakaia Mobil
Rakaia Mobil services a busy rural community as well as passing traffic travelling along State Highway One. Easy access off State Highway One makes filling up hassle-free. For customers convenience Rakaia Mobil operates from 6am to 9pm every day of the year.

Weary travelers can re-energise with a great cup of coffee and have the choice to sit down or takeaway a great selection hot or cold food. Especially good on these icy days is the chicken, chips and burgers.

You could be a winner at the lotto counter and there is a wide selection of motoring products to keep the car on the road.

We are a one-stop shop providing Fuel, Food, Groceries, Lotto, LPG and a truck stop with plenty of space.

After Hours Fuel available - Mobil Card and Credit/Debit Cards access

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In one way or another, ANZ New Zealand touches the lives of almost every New Zealander.
Through some of New Zealand's best known financial brands, including ANZ, OnePath, ANZ Investments, UDC Finance,
Bonus Bonds and ANZ Securities, we enjoy remarkable scale, diversity, resources and influence. We also have global
reach as a member of the ANZ group of companies.
ANZ is currently one of New Zealand's largest companies based on profit and assets. With that scale comes
responsibility, and we take that responsibility seriously.
From individuals and families, to the farms and small businesses that are the lifeblood of our economy, to our largest
institutions and corporations, we play a key part in helping New Zealanders achieve their financial aspirations.
Our breadth and diversity is reflected in our people. We employ around 9,000 people throughout New Zealand. They
come from a wide range of backgrounds, skills and specialisations and we value the richness that diversity brings to our
We offer unparalleled career opportunities within our different brands or as part of our central services, which includes
IT, Risk Management and Marketing Strategy.
We take our commitment to corporate responsibility very seriously. We believe applying sustainable business practices
will help us deliver better outcomes for our customers, our staff, the environment and the communities in which we live
and work. Through initiatives such as our volunteering programme and our Staff Foundation, we take pride in making a
major contribution to the communities

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We work in close partnership with local farmers and growers to provide innovative and effective ways to protect pasture
and crops from damage caused by weeds, pests and diseases. We offer a diverse range of products including herbicides,
fungicides, insecticides and plant growth regulators. Nufarm NZ has come a long way since our beginnings as a fertiliser
company in New Zealand, over 90 years ago.

Our New Zealand operation is resourced with over 85 staff, nine territory managers, two technical specialists, and
distribution centers in Auckland and Christchurch.

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Spark Business
Based in Christchurch but servicing the entire Canterbury region, we are local specialists who can help you make the
most of technology and telecommunications opportunities.

While we focus on local business, we're backed by an extensive team of specialists across New Zealand. And as a
member of the Spark New Zealand Group we have the scope and scale to deliver you some of the best hosted and
integrated solutions in the industry.

Our customers include businesses and government organisations of all shapes and sizes. Business continuity planning is a big part of our business so that when a crisis hits, big or small, we can keep your business running. While it's all about
growing local business for us, we also like to support the community we call home, so we sponsor a range of community
events and activities.

We stand for New Zealand – we’re New Zealand-owned and operated and we want to drive your business performance
as much as you do. We’re excited about the future of digital services and the role we play in enabling New Zealand’s
prosperity through innovation and growth.

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Greendale Butchery
Quality Meat, Additive Free, Sourced Locally
At Greendale Butchery, we take pride in only using quality meat and creating the very best small goods for our customers. Our choice range of Salami and Naked Banger products are made from the finest additive free, natural ingredients, available locally in New Zealand.

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The origins of this clinic was that it was originally the Ashburton Vet Club with a long history of providing veterinary services to Mid-Canterbury.

We also provide a comprehensive companion animal clinic and an extensive retail, pet shop and a boarding cattery. Ashburton is the base for a 24/7 emergency service that also services the Methven and Dunsandel areas.

Vetlife is a progressive veterinary business providing services to a large range of clients throughout the east coast of the South Island. Vetlife Ashburton is the largest Vetlife clinic which offers a wide range of production animal services, but with a specific focus on dairy cows.

Vetlife have 16 clinics available to meet all your production, lifestyle and companion animal needs.

You can be rest assured our teams of people are available to assist with your animal needs, whether just to answer an enquiry or in an emergency. Vetlife as a practice have the support of over 50 veterinarians and a large team of support people to assist you in all areas of veterinary health care.

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Specialty Seeds
Specialty Seeds is a major independent seed supplier based in Christchurch, New Zealand.

We hope this website will help you find up to date information you require on: Grasses, Clovers, Pasture Herbs,
Brassicas, Lucerne, Forage Cereals, Lawn Seed

Specialty Seeds is able to offer its services to both the retail and wholesale seed market as our clients can either
purchase direct or through their preferred merchant.

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We’re a close-knit team who pride ourselves on providing our customers with excellent, friendly, knowledgeable – and
hassle-free – service.
Our buying power and our investment in the best of people and technology means that you can trust SVS to consistently
deliver quality products at great-value prices.
SVS is New Zealand’s leading full service supplier to the veterinary industry. We have been great at wholesaling vet
supplies for well over 20 years and we are proud to be family run, New Zealand owned and operated. 100% Kiwi and proud of it!

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Everything we cultivate comes back to seeds. And since planting our first one back in 1990, we’ve sown a strong network
of products, services and people with one shared goal – to develop the production and export of arable crops from New
Through innovation and ingenuity, we’ve become one of NZ’s top agricultural seed producers; a leading producer and
exporter of high-quality nutritional oils, and producers of specialist honeys – a by-product of pollinating our seed crops.
We’re also a fundamental force in seed research and development, committed to investing in sustainable seed
production that’s world-leading within these sectors.

Rakaia River Holiday Park  Heaps of options from cabins to motels. They have an 18 hole golf course, playground, recreation room and much more. Ring on 0800 226 772 and be amazed at your options.

St Ita’s Guesthouse
An elegant and comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation, located opposite the Rakaia Domain. A peaceful stay in a refurbished historic convent school specially designed to cater for guests. It is an easy walk to Rakaia’s cafés, local pubs, craft shops, sports domain and the Rakaia River Terrace. Ring +64 3 302 7546 and enjoy some wonderful country hospitality.

Rakaia Seed Cleaning

A local seed cleaning company that supports local community projects which is owned by Stu and Beverly Sutherland.

Railway Tavern Rakaia
Pool tables, pokies, juke box, a friendly atmosphere and a covered smokers area. The Railway Tavern is the real deal country pub. The magnificent historic green pub on the alp’s side of the Railway Line, was built in 1873 and is now under new ownership. Helena and Craig Dunlea are wonderful hosts who go out of their way to make you feel comfortable.

Many locals and visitors enjoy the selection and taste of their pub meals as well as takeaways offered.

Salmon Tales
Worth a stop on SH 1. Nice spot for a coffee. Outside seating watching the salmon below on a nice day is hard to beat. On a wet day its warm inside and offers a huge selection of yummy food. The delicious muffins are huge and great value for money.

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