ZORB loves Community

Our Team’s Commitment

One of the values we hold close to our hearts is our commitment to the community of Rotorua and wider New Zealand. There are a number of activities that we undertake throughout the year to ensure we are engaged and give back …even if it’s in a small way.

Annual Rotorua Locals Day

This is where we offer free of charge ZORB rides to our local community (with identification) in return for cans of food, which we then donate to the Rotorua Salvation Army in time for Christmas. This day always coincides with our birthday in December and a great way to celebrate!


Locals Day Terms & Conditions:

  • All rides are H2OGO (water) rides.
  • Bring along swimsuit and towel.
  • No pre-booking required, all rides run on demand.
  • Open from 9.00am -5.00pm
  • All our normal Health & Safety requirements apply
    (see our full Health & Safety)
  • Minimum age to ride is 5 years of age
  • Maximum weight is 125kgs per person
  • Bring along proof of Rotorua residency (power bill, phone bill, library card or something with your address in it)

Sponsorship Support

Every year we commit to donating over $10,000 worth of ZORB rides/vouchers to local community groups to assist with their own fundraising efforts. Over the past 12 months we are proud to have supported the following groups:

  • Kawaha Point Primary School Gala
  • Rotorua Bike Festival
  • Ronald McDonald Family Retreat
  • The Professionals Child Cancer Breakfast Auction
  • Okere Falls Store Oxfam fundraiser
  • Ronald McDonald Supper Club
  • Mamaku Primary School Gala
  • St Marys School Gala
  • Western Heights Primary School Gala
  • Selwyn Primary School Gala
  • St John Heart of Gold Appeal
  • Conservation Week
  • Special Olympics Rotorua
  • Sulphur City Steam Rollers
  • Camp Unity
  • NZ Police Raft Race
  • One Chance Youth Awards
  • Cure Kids Ball
  • Rotorua Youth Centre
  • Life Education Trust
  • Western Heights High School – Young Enterprise Scheme
  • Netball Rotorua
  • Marist Rotorua under 12 Rugby Team
  • Koha4kids
  • JAB Whaka Rugby
  • Te Waiariki Purea Trust
  • Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa
  • Rotorua Pink Walk
  • Rotorua Dancing for Hospice
  • Rotorua Mental Health Awareness week
  • Rotorua Heart Kids
  • Kahukura Rugby

Sponsorship request form

Thanks for thinking of us! While we would love to be able to support every great cause, unfortunately it is not always possible. If you are a fundraising group or community organisation seeking sponsorship you are welcome to submit your request to our team for consideration.

Please note: Due to the large volume of requests we receive, we do give preference to Rotorua based organisations. Complete  the form below and we will do our very best to respond to you as quickly as possible!

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