Neighbourhood Support Christchurch and Cockram Kia

Our Community

As a proud Canterbury-owned business, we know how important it is to support our local community. We’re proud to be actively involved with a number of local organisations and initiatives that support causes close to our hearts. Check out who we’re currently supporting, below.

If you’re interested in requesting sponsorship for your event or organisation, please get in touch with our Sponsorship and Events Coordinator, below.

Neighbourhood Support Christchurch and Cockram Kia

Neighbourhood Support Christchurch Area

Fostering safe, resilient, and connected communities.

We are proud to support Neighbourhood Support Christchurch Area (NSCA) by providing means of transport via the use of two Kia Sportage vehicles, to ensure they can continue their valuable work in supporting our community. “These vehicles have come at just the right time for us, as we have events booked throughout summer. We also go out to the community to help start groups at a steady rate, averaging almost one per week.” Says Elissa Smith Neighbourhood Support – Schools Programme Co-ordinator.

Neighbourhood Support Christchurch Area is a community-led movement that brings people and neighbourhoods together to create safe, resilient, and connected communities. Working alongside various organisations (such as the New Zealand Police, NZ Fire and Emergency, EQC, and Crime Stoppers), they equip neighbourhoods to improve safety and connectedness, prepare for emergencies and support one another to ensure the Christchurch community is a great place to live. In addition, they also share helpful resources and educate people on issues impacting the local area.

NSCA work with a growing number of commercial partners and individuals alike. Whether you’re wanting to make a one-off donation, volunteer your time, or leave a bequest, every bit counts towards ensuring the Christchurch community remains a safe place to live. For more information on how you can support them or to create your own community group, visit their website.

“It is fantastic that a business like Cockram Kia has shown their confidence in us, an organisation that has been progressively linking neighbours with neighbours, building stronger communities, over decades.”

“Cockram Kia are proud to drive Neighbourhood Support by not only providing a means of transport that adds to the presence of the organisation and celebrates their commitment to our region, but we endeavour to utilise the strength of our growing brand and network to assist in creating safe, resilient, and connected communities throughout the Christchurch area.”

Kia New Zealand supports the Halberg Foundation

Kia New Zealand Supports The Halberg Foundation

Creating equal opportunities in sport 

At Kia we’re committed to supporting worthy causes in our local community, including the Halberg Foundation. A Foundation set up by Olympic champion Sir Murray Halberg (ONZ) in 1963, the foundation aims to enhance the lives of physically disabled New Zealanders through sport and recreation.

Read more on our blog >

Find out more information on the Halberg Foundation and how you can support them, here. Discover how you can donate, bequest or volunteer your time.

Partnership Request


We look for opportunities that benefit our communities in the Canterbury area. We partner with those that reflect our brand visions and values. We are particularly excited about those that benefit the environment and the wellbeing of our neighbours. Please note, we don’t sponsor political or religious groups or events.


We love the opportunity to showcase our vehicles and services, so we consider this when assessing sponsorships. Depending on the sponsorship, we also like for our Miles Group dealerships to be mentioned in any press releases or media activity.


After you submit your application below, Jaimee, our Events and Sponsorship Coordinator will assess your eligibility and present your application to your specified dealership CEOs or General Managers. We’ll be in touch within two weeks of receiving your submission to let you know if we’ll move ahead with your proposal.

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Get in touch with Jaimee Dolan, our Events and Sponsorship Coordinator by completing the form below.

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