Join Us. Become a Kea.

Become a part of the South Island Kea rugby league community. Discover the passion and excitement of Rugby League on the South Island of New Zealand.

3/15/20242 min read

In the heart of the South Island, where the landscapes are as bold and diverse as the people who call it home, a new movement is taking flight. The South Island Kea, our burgeoning rugby league team, is more than just a name; it's a call to action, a symbol of unity, and a beacon of hope for the future of our sport. As we stand on the brink of joining the NRL, we extend an invitation to you: Join Us. Become a Kea.

A Movement Born of the South Island Spirit

The South Island is known for its rugged beauty, its resilient community, and its fervent love for rugby. The Kea, with its intelligence, adaptability, and spirited nature, encapsulates the essence of our land and people. As the South Island Kea, we embody these qualities on and off the field, striving to bring a fresh, competitive edge to the NRL, while fostering a deep sense of belonging among our fans.

Why Become a Kea?

Becoming a Kea means more than just supporting a team; it's about joining a family and a cause. Here's what it means for you:

- Be Part of the Legacy: You have the unique opportunity to be part of the founding community, shaping the culture and traditions that will define the South Island Kea for generations to come.

- Champion the Cause: Our mission extends beyond the game. We're committed to the conservation of the endangered Kea bird, using our platform to advocate for the preservation of New Zealand's natural heritage.

- Experience Unparalleled Rugby League: Join us at Te Kaha Stadium, the future home of high-octane rugby league action, where the thrill of the game meets the warmth of our community.

How to Join the Movement

Ready to become a Kea? Here’s how you can join the movement:

1. Sign Up for Updates: Stay informed with the latest news, events, and ways to get involved directly to your inbox.

2. Spread the Word: Share our cause with your friends, family, and fellow rugby league enthusiasts. Every voice adds to our chorus.

3. Engage with Us Online: Follow us on social media, participate in our discussions, and share your stories using #BecomeAKea. Let's build this community together.

4. Volunteer: As we grow, we’ll need passionate volunteers to help with events, community outreach, and conservation efforts. Your time and skills can make a real difference.

The Future is Bright

As we embark on this journey to join the NRL, our path is illuminated by the collective spirit and passion of our supporters. The South Island Kea represents a new dawn for rugby league in New Zealand, promising not just to compete but to revolutionize the way we engage with our fans and our community.

Join Us Now

This is more than a call to support a new team; it's an invitation to be at the forefront of something truly special. Become a Kea today, and together, let's soar to new heights. Your support, your voice, and your passion are what will fuel this journey.

With every new member, our movement grows stronger. With every game, our legacy builds. With every conservation effort, our purpose deepens. This isn't just about rugby; it's about creating a future where sport and society go hand in hand towards making a positive impact.

Join us. Become a Kea. Let's make history together.

The time is now. The team is us. The spirit is you. Welcome to the South Island Kea family.