8 days of riding through heartland NZ

1st - 8th April 2017

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Routes and daily stages

Tour of New Zealand

North Island
Race Course (656 km)
Day 1. Stage 1 Start at Kaitaia, Finish at Kohukohu (69km) Stage 2 Rawene to Omapere (29km) handicapped time trial (98 km)
Day 2. NEUTRAL RIDE from Omapere to timed start by Tane Mahuta Tree, Waipoua Forest. Finish Daragville (79 km)
Day 3. Dargaville to Brynderwyn (70 km)
Day 4. Tuakau to Raglan (84 km)
Day 5. (2 PARTS) Te Kuiti to Taumarunui, then Start again from National Park to The Chateau (86 km)
Day 6. (2 PARTS) The Chateau to Pipriki, then Start again at Ranana to Wanganui (133 km)
Day 7. Paihiatua to Masterton (106 km)
Day 8. The Beehive Criterium, Wellington
South Island
Race Course (637 km)
Day 1. Five Rivers to Jacks Point Golf Club (89 km)
Day 2. NEUTRAL RIDE from Queenstown to timed start in Arrowtown. Finish Wanaka (76 km)
Day 3. Wanaka to Omarama (113 km)
Day 4. Tekapo to Geraldine (88 km)
Day 5. Methven to Oxford (80 km)
Day 6. Springs Junction to Murchison (126 km)
Day 7. Blenheim to Picton (via Havelock) (65 km)
Day 8. The Beehive Criterium, Wellington

Latest news

TOUR RESULTS - 30/03/17

Daily results will be available North: http://www.racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=16394&RId=86 South: http://www.racetecresults.com/results.aspx?CId=16394&RId=87

Over 50 overseas cyclists to join 270 Kiwis on this year's Tour of New Zealand - PRESS RELEASE, 24/02/17

Riders from Ireland, Canada, Australia, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, China, Brazil and Singapore will join 270 Kiwi's on this year's fourth Tour of New Zealand that begins simultaneously in Northland and Southland on Saturday the 1st of April finishing eight days later at the Beehive in ...read full story

Day 6 South Island Update - 06/01/17

Thursday 6th April 2017

Start time: 9.00am -

Springs Junction to Murchison via Reefton (128kms)

The earthquakes have thrown up a new route for us which you will love. We will be driving from our accommodation in Hanmer Springs to Springs Junction - over the Lewis Pass that takes you on a...read full story

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