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FESTIVAL PARTNERS

 Thanks to our generous partners for making the festival a reality.

 

NAMING RIGHTS PARTNER

O’Neill, the original California surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand, was founded in 1952 when a young man named Jack O’Neill took his unstoppable passion for surfing and used it to beat Mother Nature at her own game. Pioneering the world’s first neoprene wetsuit, Jack had successfully found a way to extend his surf sessions in the bone-chilling breaks of Northern California. He opened up the garage doors to his first surf shop in Santa Cruz soon after. While many things have changed since those humble beginnings, Jack’s initial vision of producing functional and innovative boardriding and active lifestyle products continues to lie at the core of everything the company does. O’Neill’s core values – innovation in style and technology – have seen the brand devote itself wholeheartedly to the evolution of the action sports lifestyle. From the first ever neoprene wetsuit and surf leash, to the world’s first stitchless boardshorts and range of groundbreaking wearable electronics, O’Neill’s progressive spirit will always drive the company forward. For more information visit www.oneill.com.

 

TOUR PARTNER

Corona Extra was first brewed in 1925 at the Cervecería Modelo in Mexico City. Ten years after its launch, it became the best-selling beer in Mexico and today is now one of the most widely distributed beers around the world with every bottle still brewed in Mexico. However, Corona is more than just a beer; it’s a lifestyle. Anytime you’re enjoying Corona, relaxing in the sun or on our profile, we ask that you be drink wise.

For more information please visit: www.corona.co.nz

TECHNOlOGY PARTNER

For almost a century, Panasonic’s continuous technological innovation and wide-range of revolutionary products, systems, and services, have delighted customers and businesses in New Zealand and abroad. We understand how products can impact people’s lives and this drives us to develop technology which is “clever made easy” and ensuring that your everyday life – at home, work, or on-the-go – is the best it can be. Recognised as one of the most trusted brands in New Zealand and abroad, Panasonic’s reputation is backed up by award-winning levels of customer service and market-leading product innovation. Customers can always count on Panasonic for reliability and superior quality.

LUMIX G
Since launching the world’s first Mirrorless Camera in 2008, Panasonic has expanded the boundaries of photography with the LUMIX G Mirrorless Camera series. To this day LUMIX G remains renowned for high picture quality, advanced features and functions for exceptional shooting performance and creative control, their compact size, and ease-of-use. From their acclaimed DMC-GH4, adored by professional videographers around the globe, to the stylish retro design and user-friendly features of the DMC-GF7, there’s a camera for all types of photographers in the LUMIX G series. please visit: www.panasonic.co.nz

 

SUPPORTING PARTNER

Based in Mount Maunganui, Bear Bones Surfco. is focussed on hand shaping custom surfboards with the customers preferences and varying abilities at the forefront of each build. Bear Bones have provided ASFF an incredible board as an audience giveaway for ASFF2018! Bearbones Surf Co boards are strongly influenced by form, function and exploring alternate Eco based materials. We aim to cater for those who are looking to the way of the performance short board and those who wish to ride something lively and fun. Performance attributes are incorporated through each build to ensure anyone sliding these customs crafts receives maximum enjoyment. To find out more head to: www.facebook.com/BearBonesSurf