Sponsors & Supporters


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Treble Cone has a world-class reputation due to its steep, challenging and varied terrain.  Working closely with TC patrol and management, providing the perfect environment for the Aspiring Avalanche Dogs to call home!

As a non-profit organization we rely heavily on sponsorship to supply us with the huge amount equipment we require. Without the support of these amazing companies we could not do what we do in the extreme environment of the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

We take this opportunity to sincerely thank all our sponsors for your generous support in supplying us with your quality products.

Proudly Sponsored by

To all, new and old, novice and expert, we believe we are more than a collection of fabrics and zippers. We are a global movement that celebrates, encourages and enables exploration. We know it is more than putting one foot in front of the other. Exploration transforms the soul.

What can we say… these skis put smiles on our faces all day long, whether it’s powder or ice, Volkl skis are second to none! We love them! We love them heaps!  No honestly…WE REALLY LOVE THESE SKIS!!!

Quality without compromise Smith supply us with helmets and eyewear.  Outstanding quality and exceptional protection make Smith Optics world leaders on their field…all this while making us look good…and that ain’t easy!

Black Diamond is a company that’s not just for rock climbers and skiers, but one that stands for the spirit of the sports we live, their values and goals, past, present and future.

Locally owned and operated, the COMG team help to keep us moving thanks to our Isuzu D-Max. The motivated & enthusiastic team who deliver fantastic customer service and we’re proud to call them our sponsors.

Built to last and offering life-time guarantee there no compromise on quality with Cooper Tyres.  A perfect match for Tyreland NZ who offering exceptional service and support ensuring our AAD vehicle gets us where we need to be safely!

At SkippersMate, we supply a range of marine and land-based adventure outdoor safety equipment chosen to help protect you and, by buying online PLB and EPIRB distress beacons, they will pinpoint your location in an emergency activation.

Thanks to Janelle and Pierre our team has world class snowshoes! So if you love snowshoeing or want to give it a go – check out their website. 

We are eternally grateful to the community funding bodies that have supported us in the purchase of a shipping container that provides our home base at Treble Cone, our Skandic skidoo, Snowpulse avalanche packs, fuel reimbursement, radios and a multitude of essential rescue equipment, we couldn’t do it without these guys…thank you and woof!

Proudly Supported By

D-fa believe in gear that’s benefiting the noble, bone-chewing, stick-chasing, pole-weaving, frisbee-catching, people-rescuing and endlessly loyal creatures that we simply call DOG. We couldn’t have put it better ourselves!

Vetlife keep Aspiring Avalanche Dogs safe, happy and healthy! Vetlife offers a full range of professional veterinary services to help you get the best from your animals.

Thanks to the team at Ideal Electrical Wanaka for supplying us with conduit for fencing, heat-shrink for our operational dog-leads and LED Lensers for our emergency lighting kit at discounted rates. Big ups to Nick, Holly and the crew!

With a long tradition of being one of the best snow sport outlets this side of the black stump Racers Edge also have an industry leading tuning shop where they give our Volkls the racers edge!

Local Wanaka business manufacturing and installing all aspects of signage. Complete design package, vehicle graphics, wall art and custom made wallpaper.

Mitre 10 has been a part of New Zealand’s home improvement culture since 1974. New Zealand owned and operated with stores across the country, Mitre 10 is a Kiwi success story.

Fix It provides repairs and training for all makes of mobile phones, tablets, PCs and Macs. They also offer upgrades and custom builds and provide remote assistance if needed!

MetaMed provides the Aspiring Avalanche Dogs team with much needed Osteopathy treatments, to keep our bodies going!

Print your photos in minutes. With over 25 years experience in the industry, this is the one stop shop for all things photography related.

Dog walking is easy with a flexi lead. Today millions of delighted dog owners worldwide know just why these innovatively designed, high-tech, reliable products are so amazing!

Red Star Burger Bar has been creating gourmet homemade burgers since 2004, right here in the heart of Wanaka and supporting our fundraising raffles!

Wanaka-based company, passionate about data and all things digital – but first and foremost anything dogs and snow related. Keeping AAD connected.