The Sir Richard Hadlee Sports Trust

The Sir Richard Hadlee Sports Trust is a non-profit charitable trust established by Sir Richard Hadlee in August 1990, immediately after his retirement from a professional cricketing career.

The trust plays an important role in the community by assisting young Cantabrians where hardship prevents them from fulfilling their cultural or sporting endeavours.

Grants and Assistance

The primary focus of the Sir Richard Hadlee Sports Trust is to ensure that young Cantabrians are given the opportunity to fulfill their cultural and sporting goals. Information regarding sponsorship or funding is available here.

Charity Golf Day 2016

The Sir Richard Hadlee Sports Trust is hosting a charity golf day at Pegasus Golf Club on Wednesday 9th March 2016 as part of our annual fundraising efforts. Spaces are still available to enter a team or participate as a sponsor.

The Marriotts Hadlee Sports Awards 2016

The Sir Richard Hadlee Sports Trust has partnered with Sport Canterbury to celebrate Canterbury's sporting achievements. The organisations have teamed up to create a unique event which gives Canterbury's sporting community, and the public, a chance to celebrate sporting excellence  —  from grass roots to elite levels.

The annual Marriotts Hadlee Sports Awards are a fantastic celebration of Canterbury's sporting achievements. This years event is to be held on Friday 4th March 2016 at the Wigram Air Force Museum, Christchurch. Tickets are available from Sport Canterbury on (03) 373-5043 and your Regional Sports Organisation from late January 2016.

Mission Statement

The support of individuals under 25, who are in hardship or in need of assistance, to participate in their various disciplines, giving them the opportunity to improve their sporting or cultural performances.

Sir Richard Hadlee presents Imke with a Trust Grant cheque
Sir Richard Hadlee with the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy 2015