8 days of riding through heartland NZ

1st - 8th April 2017

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The organisers will do everything in their power to deliver to you an exciting, enthralling and safe week long cycling adventure. Your actions and reactions, preparation and daily participation hinges upon you riding within the race rules, acting prudently and putting safety first.

Family Team
A family team comprises of members of the same family and can be two or three generations. May include relationship by marriage / de facto.

Corporate Team
All team members must be employees or clients of the business or organisation.

Masters 1: All team members over age 50 as at 1st April 2017.

Masters 2: All team members over age 60 as at 1st April 2017.

A Mixed team. Your team must have at least one member of each sex included in the team each day.

School: All team members must currently be high school students (more than one school may form a single team). Every team must have a Chaperon.

Entry fees
Entry Fees in full are payable by your team co ordinator on entering.

Refund Policy
Should you wish to withdraw (in writing) prior to 31st December 2016 a full refund will be made less a $200 processing fee. There will be no refund of entry fees after 31st December 2016. There will be no refunds of Coach or Accommodation packages after 26th February unless we are able to fill these vacant spots from other riders as we have now made payments to our providers. Entries Close 26th March 2017. Entries may be transferred to another individual or team.

Should the Tour be called off for any cause outside the control of the Organisers that renders the Tour in the Organisers judgement unsafe e.g. earthquakes, industrial action, major storm a full refund will be made less a $200.00 processing fee. Should this occur after the 31st December 2016 a refund will be made less Tour expenses contracted to that date.

Organisers cannot be held responsible for any bookings made and deposits lost because of the cancellation of the Tour outside the control of the Race organisers and Tour of New Zealand Management Co Ltd.

Prizes will be awarded to placegetters in each category. Most major prizes will be awarded as spot prizes. Riders must attend the prizegiving at the conclusion of the criterium in Wellington to be eligible for spot prizes. Further Spot prizes will be awarded at each evenings "Peleton Party" and get together at the end of each day stage.

Alterations to the number of "bikes on the road" and categories can be made at any time up to March 31st 2017.

Any stage course could be altered by the organisers to fit safety standards, traffic management requirements or weather demands.

Your entry pre supposes that all of your team members sign the waiver when they join the Tour. Competitors with medical conditions are required to notify the organisers.

Honda Jazz prize conditions
You can win one of our 2017 Honda Jazz RS Sport race lead cars valued at $28,000. The winner must be a rider who has competed in a team for the full week or an individual riding each stage. To win this you will have one "ticket" in the draw for every $250 you raise to help one of our "official" charity beneficiaries. Raise $1,000 and you have "4 tickets"! An official charity is one listed on our website. The winner must be in person attending the final prize giving at the Wellington Prize Giving on April 8th.

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