Below you will find a list of events that we sponsor throughout the year, for most events we offer participants special rates to help them travel between the North and South.
We will often be present at these events cheering on competitors, enjoying the show or simply to have a chat with the community so if you see us make sure to come over and say hi!
Nelson arts festival
14-26 October 2016
The Nelson Arts Festival has matured from a collection of activities to support the World of WearableArts, into a sophisticated two-week extravaganza of local, national and international acts. Full of family-friendly shows, community events and inspiring works from far-flung corners of the globe, the Festival has something for everyone.
Picton Maritime Festival
21 January 2017
The Picton maritime festival celebrates the unique maritime history of Picton and the Marlborough sounds. The festival is a great day out with loads of entertainment, children’s activities and on water displays that the whole family can enjoy!
Round the Bays
19 February 2017
Round The Bays is a running/walking event that allows participants to enjoy the picturesque Wellington harbour whilst out on the race course. There are several distances available for participants to choose from and with the event selling out for the previous three years it is not one that you want to miss!
18 Feb 2017
The Karapoti classic is the oldest mountain biking event in the southern hemisphere that is held in the Akatarawa Ranges in Wellington. The event combines a huge but achievable challenge with some amazing scenery and social scene. Karapoti is New Zealand’s original mountain bike race having been established in 1986 and is one that every Mountain Biker should tick of their list!
04 March 2017
The Forrest Graperide is the largest and most popular cycling event in the South island. The course rides through some of New Zealand’s most breath-taking scenery. Once riders have completed the course they get to sit back in the vineyards, congratulate their efforts and relax with friend and family.
07 May 2017
Established in 1991, the Crazyman is one of NZ's longest running multisport events. Based around the iconic outdoor elements of Wellington's Hutt City this 56k scenic tour showcases the hills, beaches, harbour and river that make our Capital the outdoor wonderland that it is. But first and foremost "The Crazyman" is a community event embracing all ages, abilities and backgrounds. In short, you'd be "crazy not to"!
14-16 April 2017
Classic fighters is an air show held over the Easter weekend from Friday to Sunday in the Marlborough region. Classic fighters is much more than an airshow, it is an event that provides a weekend of unique family entertainment. Alongside the aviation there are vehicles on display, pyrotechnics, ground theatre and so much more! It is a weekend that you and your family certainly do not want to miss out on.
18 June 2017
These days more than 5000 runners and walkers from more than a dozen countries line up for the Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon. From Westpac Stadium, the central city and waterfront route takes you past some of Wellington’s most popular landmarks and hang-outs.
Tour of New Zealand
01-08 April 2017
After three incredible editions the Tour of New Zealand has cemented its place as one of the best multi day cycle events in the world. The tour takes place over 8 days and celebrates everything good about cycling, scenery, competition and community.