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Tour of New Zealand

Tour of New Zealand

April 17 2021
Queenstown, New Zealand

The 6th Tour of New Zealand will be iconic. Riding as one peloton Tour 2021 is taking you on an adventure beyond your expectations. On every one of our handpicked daily stages, you will be thrilled by the scenery, the 100% pure New Zealand the world talks about, and the spectacular but quiet roads the Tour travels along. After 4 days, (a feast of racing/ riding through the very best of the South island southern mountains and lakes) you will travel by Tranz Alpine Express rail from Greymouth to Christchurch courtesy of Kiwi Rail enjoying a peloton party on board.  After stage 6 you will travel by InterIslander ferry from Picton to Wellington for the finale Criterium and Prizegiving courtesy of NZ Parliament MP in the Great Hall Parliament Buildings.

Tour of New Zealand Gran Fondo

Routes: 630km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 250
Start Times / Itinerary

8 stages over 7 days climbing Souith Island Mountain passes, through high country Farms, Vineyards and finally beside the bays and beaches of the  Marlborough Sounds.  Competitors travel between finishes and starts of stages in transport /vehicles.Each day start times approx 9.00am and finishing approx 12.30pm

See www.tourofnewzealand.co.nz for full details 


Entry Fee $950 covers a multitude of stage expenses  see below.

Every rider is required to raise through sponsorship a  minimum of $250(NZD) for the charity they ride for. List of charities are on the website.

What's Included?

1.Peloton Parties ligh finger food.

2.Queenstown Gondola ticket fees.

3.Overnight accomodatio and brekka Christchurch at the Commodore Hotel.

4.Tranz Alpine 5 hour train trip through the Souther Alps after stage 4.Greymouth tpo Christchurch

5.Commerative Tee Shirt and 30 minute documentary of the Race Highlights nad stories

6. Honda Lead Car Prize to one competitor (spot Prize )plus Avanti Electric bikes (5) spot prizes 

Packet Pickups

Queenstown Race Pack Pick Up  detail to be confirmed. Queenstown Event Centre.

Prize / Race Categories

Categories will include; Schools, Mixed teams,Corporate teams,Open men and woman teams.Over 50 age group teams. Individuals Over 65, over 50, open,

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Card
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Feed / Aid Stations
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
Start Address: Queenstown, New Zealand
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Apr 17 2021 - EVENT: Tour of New Zealand