Barfoot & Thompson joins 'the team behind the team'

Barfoot & Thompson has proudly joined 'the team behind the team' as an Official Partner of the New Zealand Olympic Team.

"We are thrilled to be backing the New Zealand Olympic Team in an official capacity," says Barfoot & Thompson Managing Director Peter Thompson.

"We have been inspired by the athletes' accomplishments and dedication to reach such a pinnacle in sporting excellence, and by the many other Kiwis supporting their progress towards great things in Rio in just six months' time."

He said the company already has a long history of partnering with high-profile sporting events across rugby, triathlon and other international multi-sport events, making the New Zealand Olympic Team partnership a natural fit.

"As a community-minded and goal-driven business, we feel an affinity with the team as they strive to achieve for New Zealand. Such drive and focus is something we celebrate."

Kereyn Smith, New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO says: “We are delighted Barfoot &Thompson has joined our team to help athletes inspire a nation at Rio 2016.

"They are a proud New Zealand company and I know they are going to get behind our athletes this August. The support of our commercial partners is critical in ensuring our success on the world stage."