New Zealand’s largest sporting event for Intermediate and Middle School students takes place in Tauranga in September 2014. From the 7th to the 12th of September more than 6500 competitors from nearly 200 schools will compete against the best of their age in a variety of individual and team sports including; tennis, golf, swimming, squash, multi-sport, rugby, league, netball, hockey, football and more.This is the 11th year of the Aims Games during which time it has grown from a small sports festival involving 17 schools competing in 4 events to an International sporting championship for 11, 12, and 13 year olds from schools throughout New Zealand, and several from Australia.
The logistics of hosting an event of this size are significant and demand for accommodation and rental vehicles increases significantly during this period, especially rental vehicles suitable for sports teams such as Minibuses and People Movers. A number of teams flying in for the Aims Games prefer to fly to Auckland Airport and hire cars, minibuses, and people movers for the relatively short drive of approximately 2.5 hours to Tauranga.
Rental Cars New Zealand has a long association with a number of schools which travel to the Aims Games each year and due to the demand for rental minibuses and people movers during this period we recommend that schools and supporters of Aims Games teams book their rental vehicle as early as possible to avoid disappointment.