CanKiwisKayak was not a commercially sponsored adventure (although we tried!) The trip was done on our own initiative and at our own expense.

However we did receive support in from the following companies for which we are extremely thankful; without it the trip may not have been such a resounding success.

Please click on the appropriate logo to visit their websites.

Seaward Kayaks of Canada provided work on Kevin's Quest to prepare it for the adventure including the addition of a fibreglass wear pad to the bow. They also provided a cockpit cover.
Current Designs of Canada provided work on Garth's Expedition in preparation for the trip.
Current Designs also provided us with two carbon fibre paddles, a paddlefloat and a cockpit cover.
  Vancouver Island Canoe and Kayak in Victoria provided us with generous discounts on kayaking equipment.
  Icebreaker clothing of New Zealand provided us each with a set bodyfit thermal bodywear and sport midweight tops. Now our activewear of choice!
Cook St Village Wines in Victoria donated a bottle of wine for each food drop as well as t-shirts and sweat shirts. Cheers!
Backcountry Foods of New Zealand provided us with discounts on their delicious range of dehydrated meals.
    Brooks of Vancouver provided us with generous discounts on their neoprene wear. On the trip we used Brooks kamit boots and pogies.


Bivouac Outdoor in Dunedin provided us with generous discounts on camping equipment.
  Adventure Outfitters in Dunedin provided generous discounts on thermal layers and midweight fleece clothing & accessories.
Matt Broze of Mariner Kayaks in Seattle provided us with support and invaluable information regarding possible routes.
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