Spreading the Love

  1. World's Largest Lamington Day Bakers

    World Lamington Day 2020

    Supporting the World’s Largest Lamington for a good cause.We were delighted to celebrate World Lamington Day on July 21st 2020 by supporting New Zealand’s world record success to build the Worlds Largest Lamington!We proudly donated 450kg of Raspberry spread and 250kg of Chocolate sauce to the event organisers Cook’s Night Off; a social enterprise businessRead more

  2. Barker's product sponsorship

    A Hot Summer of Fundraising

    It has been a long hot summer and the 2020 new year kicked off with many events and fundraisers engaging their communities in the outdoors.A local annual event in Timaru called Paddle for Life, as part of the Pink & Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Trust, raises money for cancer rehabilitation with all funds raised assigned toRead more

  3. 2019 Sponsorship Round-Up

    With the hope of warming months and summer on the horizon, fundraising and events move outdoors – there were many school fairs and community fun runs. Helensville Primary School Ag Day is the annual fundraiser for the school. On a warm spring day, the Barker’s Citrus Lemonade drinks stand was a refreshing hit. Over 2500Read more

  4. A busy Winter spreading the love

    It has been a busy winter and start of spring, spreading the love in our communities.Here are some highlights from the many events we have supported this season.The annual James Hargest College Ball Extravaganza was another big success. Organised by the students to raise funds for charities, this year Motor Neurone Disease was the beneficiary.Read more

  5. Fundraising Success this Autumn

    As the summer light fades, events and fundraisers continue into the autumn months.We are delighted to have supported a number of charities, community groups, clubs, and schools with product sponsorship this winter. We wish you well with all your engaging and fundraising endeavours.Geraldine High School students delivered Easter Baskets to senior members of the communityRead more

  6. Summer Fundraising

    The new year kicked off with many summer fundraisers and activities – from community sports, to galas and garden parties and meetings, and a baking competition too.A busy summer in your communities! Take a look at some of the highlights below:150 people from around NZ gathered in Mapua for a very successful and enjoyable TreecropsRead more

  7. 2018 Sponsorship Wrap Up

    Fundraising wheels never stop turning! While wild winter weather drove events indoors there were many quiz evenings, movie nights, conferences and balls. Come spring, schools moved their activities out of doors, and end of year fundraisers benefited charities and local communities.Here are some highlights: James Hargest College – Leo BallThe Leo Club gives senior studentsRead more

  8. Fundraising Galore

    The first half of 2018 saw a flurry of activity.School PTA set their fundraising goals; clubs and community organisations made the most of the outdoors; and communities got together to fund raise for organisations and causes.There were galas and fairs, quiz/trivia nights, carnivals and festivals, bike rides and fun runs, raffles and auctions, just toRead more

  9. Sponsorship

    A busy fundraising year

    The last half of 2017 continued with an array of charities, community groups, clubs and schools spending numerous hours of planning to roll out their worthy fundraising events.Every year Barker’s are delighted to be able to assist groups by way of product sponsorship adding flavour and flair to gift baskets, raffle items, drinks stalls andRead more

  10. Spreading the love this autumn

    Sponsorship activities were in full swing during autumn and into the start of winterWe were delighted to support a massive number of charities, community groups, clubs, and schools with product sponsorship, between April – June 2017. We get such a kick out of sponsoring events that bring our communities together and make them more vibrantRead more

  11. Summertime Sponsorship

    Summer is always a busy time for sponsorship activities, and Summer 2017 was no exception.We believe that it’s vital to give local charities a helping hand and we do this as often as we can. After all, everyone in the local community benefits and that’s the real reward for us.Here’s a list of all theRead more

  12. What a year!

    Looking back through our busy schedule, it wasn’t surprising our  sponsorship tally topped 210+Here’s who we’ve been able help share the fundraising journey with throughout Oct-Dec:Age Concern – Central Hawkes BayAoraki Rugby LeagueArts and Plants FestivalBone Marrow TrustBridge to BridgeCanterbury Medical Research FoundationCashmere Primary Twilight FairClearview PrimaryElmgrove SchoolFairhaven School GalaFeilding PlaycentreFour Peak FitnessFSSI Charity GolfRead more

  13. A bumper winter!

    It’s been a busy winter of fundraising with Barker’s spreading the love to more than 60 clubs, groups and charitiesHere’s who we’ve proud to support through product sponsorship during July-Sep 2016:90th South Island National Daffodil ShowAdventure SchoolAlpine EnergyAoraki Migrant Centre and Timaru Newcomers NetworkBAL NZBuckland School Ag DayCanterbury Landrover Owners 50th BirthdayChess National FundraisingChurchill ParkRead more

  14. Autumn Fundraising

    The weather may have been gloomy but fundraising efforts around New Zealand continued to be conducted with much vigor!We were delight to support, by way of product sponsorship, a number of charities, community groups, clubs and schools to help contribute towards their good work.Here are those we were able to assist in Apr-June 2016:10 –Read more

  15. Barker's Sponsorship Q1 2016

    An energetic start to 2016

    So many groups and so many fundraising activities!It is always delightful to receive photos from the charity and community groups we support through product sponsorship. From cycling to endurance runs, raffles to school camps, pipe bands to pink hikes!January-March 2016A Breast of Life FundraisingAffair of the HeartAll about ButterfliesAltrusa ClubBowel and Liver TrustCraighead Diocesan SchoolCSSIRead more

  16. Spreading the love in 2015

    The lead up to Christmas was a busy time for Barker’s and fundraising groups around the countryAs we do every quarter, we were delighted to be able to help support a large range of charities and fundraising groups through product sponsorship: from raising money for playground & sports equipment, medical research, and supporting the communityRead more

  17. Q3 2015 Barker's sponsorship

    Sponsorship lends a Helping Hand

    Another quarter gone and another busy few months for all those charity and fundraising groups looking for sponsorship support. Where possible we’ll lend a helping ‘sponsorship’ hand to charity and fundraising groups. Items may be used as raffle items, spinning wheel prizes, lucky dips, catering and even thank you presents to volunteers that work hardRead more

  18. Q2 2015 Barker's sponsorship

    Fundraising Efforts

    We appreciate the hard work that goes into fundraising efforts …endless hours of telephone calls, co-ordinating volunteers and seeking sponsorship partners in order to make the event a success! ‘Quarter 2’ 2015 has been another busy time for us at Barker’s. Here are the groups we’ve been delighted to support in their fundraising efforts: Anderson’sRead more

  19. 2015 Barker's sponsorship

    Fundraising Flurry

    It’s been a busy start to 2015 for fundraising groups around New Zealand. Barker’s of Geraldine are delighted to have been able to support many community groups, schools and charities to help with fundraising for, by providing product for spot prizes, hampers, raffles, catering and more. Here’s just a few so far this year: JanuaryRead more

  20. 2014 Barker's sponsorship

    2014 Sponsorship Round Up

    We are delighted have been able to support local charities and fundraising events for great causes throughout the 2014 year. Here are the groups we’ve been delighted sponsored in some way or form in recent months: October-December 2014 Ahipara School Christ The King School Dalmation Club Show Duntroon School Fashion in The Field – GeraldineRead more

  21. 2014 off to a great start

    It’s been a busy year so far. We’ve been spreading the love all over New Zealand. Here are the groups we’ve been delighted sponsored in some way or form so far in 2014: Andersons Bay Community Kindy Ashburton Fanciers Society Annual Show Ashhurst School Atene Marae Arthritis New Zealand Blue Mountain College Brightwater School BucklandRead more