Wellington Phoenix and NZCIS Partner


Wellington Phoenix and New Zealand Campus of Innovation and Sport (NZCIS) have partnered, with NZCIS taking the back of shorts position on the clubs home and away kits.

NZCIS in Trentham is a unique hospitality and training venue offering over 350 accommodation rooms, multiple lecture theatres, conference and breakout rooms and on site, restaurant quality catering, all on expansive park like grounds.

Wellington Phoenix General Manager David Dome said NZCIS was crucial to the long term growth plans of the club.

‘’NZCIS is a unique development in Wellington and one which the club is investing into as a long term strategic partner.

‘’Over the past few seasons we have been looking at future growth opportunities and how we can set the standard in the Hyundai A-League in its infrastructure.

‘’Coupling this with the success of our Academy in developing talent and numbers growing exponentially, we need a partner who can help us grow as a club.  

‘’We have been working with NZCIS for a few years now as the future High Performance base of the football club – we see it very much as a cornerstone of our ongoing sustainability and growth strategies.’’

NZCIS Managing Director Malcolm Gillies said the partnership with the Wellington Phoenix was a partnership based on a shared vision of building a unique facility that will set the benchmark in training and high performance athlete development.

‘’Wellington Phoenix is New Zealand’s only professional football club with a strong vision for growing not only in Australia and New Zealand but also internationally.

‘’Here at NZCIS we want to be a part of that and believe that we can be build something special not only for the region, but for the country as a whole.’’


About New Zealand Campus of Innovation and Sport (NZCIS)

Forget the hustle and bustle of the city and come and experience the serenity and peaceful surroundings NZCIS has to offer.

​NZCIS provides accommodation suitable for sports team, corporate groups including king single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, lounge and kitchenette and ensuite studio apartments.  

​Our goal is to provide you with an affordable, unforgettable living experience in a unique setting.




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