ISPS Handa was founded in 2006 to further the transformative power of sport across the globe and to support charitable causes in the sporting world. ISPS Handa is the exclusive title partner of the ISPS Handa Halberg Awards provides and provides annual scholarships for promising young physically disabled athletes.
Sport New Zealand is the Crown entity responsible for governing sport and recreation in New Zealand. Sport NZ believes sport is an integral part of New Zealand’s culture and way of life and has been a key partner of Halberg since 2000.
The Ministry of Youth Development is a proud supporter of Halberg and the Youth Council.
The David Levene
The David Levene Foundation is proud to support Halberg.
The Joyce Fisher Trust provides financial assistance for Halberg’s core sport and recreation programmes.
Eagles Golfing Society of New Zealand (Eagles) has partnered with the Foundation since 1969 when legendary American Olympic Champion, Jesse Owens was guest speaker at our annual ‘Sportsman of the Year’ dinner. The Eagles have golf tournaments which raise funds for the Halberg Active Activity Fund. Eagles have raised over $5 million for the Halberg Foundation over the years.
Buddle Findlay is one of New Zealand’s leading commercial and public law firms with offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and is a sponsor of the ISPS Handa Halberg Awards as well as providing Halberg with financial assistance and legal support.
High Performance Sport New Zealand is an associate sponsor of the ISPS Handa Halberg Awards.
Lindsay Foundation (established by Brendan and Jo Lindsay) became a partner of Halberg in 2020, sharing Halberg’s view that sport and recreation can be the catalyst for positive change in the lives of young people.
The New Zealand Community Trust is proud to support the Halberg Foundation.
Villa Maria supplies beverages for all of the Halberg’s fundraising events and activities, including the ISPS Handa Halberg Awards.