Chapter 7


Important schedule dates leading up to and beyond the start of GODZone are outlined below. The schedule is intended only as a guide to proceedings, may be subject to change and more specific information will be provided in the Newsletters that are released periodically in the build up to the event start. Teams are encouraged to book accommodation and flights as early as possible. Te Anau is a tourist hotspot and there will be lots of other visitors around the district around the event period.

Download iCalendar file of all important dates

Date Detail Link
Monday, 1st May 2017 Host venue, website & event launch Get More Info
Thursday, 1st June 2017 GZ Pure & GZ Pursuit entries open (9am NZ time) Get More Info
Thursday, 31st August 2017 Early entry discount deadline Get More Info
Friday, 15th September 2017 Newsletter 1 released Get More Info
Friday, 17th November 2017 Newsletter 2 released Get More Info
Friday, 1st December 2017 Final entry payment deadline – entries close Get More Info
Monday, 29th January 2018 Newsletter 3 released Get More Info
Monday, 26th February 2018 International team transport to Te Anau available Get More Info
Wednesday, 28th February 2018 Registration, event briefing & gear check
Thursday, 1st March 2018 GZ Pure Starts Get More Info
Thursday, 1st March 2018 GZ Pursuit Starts Get More Info
Tuesday, 6th March 2018 First GZ Pure team arrives at finish
Tuesday, 6th March 2018 First GZ Pursuit team arrives at finish
Saturday, 10th March 2018 GZ Pure & GZ Pursuit courses close
Sunday, 11th March 2018 International team return transport Get More Info