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Jun
22nd
14:06
Zone – Episode 1 – Nathan Fa’avae

Listen as Nathan talks tough about AR and Chapter 7

Jun
12th
14:06
GODZONE OPENS FINAL 10 RACE SPOTS DUE TO DEMAND

Last chance to race the Adventure Like No Other

Jun
1st
17:06
RECORD BREAKING ENTRIES FOR CHAPTER 7

Yep, it's true - GODZone has sold out yet again!

May
30th
13:05
Nathan & Jodie Fa’avae to Race GODZone Together

New look Seagate team to race Chapter 7 - Fiordland

May
25th
16:05
MASSIVE PRIZE PURSE ANNOUNCED FOR GODZONE

Minimum cash prize of $50,000 for Chapter 7

May
1st
06:05
Fiordland & Te Anau to Host Chapter 7

UNESCO World Heritage site to host the next Chapter

Apr
23rd
04:04
Southland District Council Support Chapter 7

Council to provide support to Fiordland Chapter

Apr
10th
11:04
GODZONE CHAPTER 6 MOST SUCCESSFUL YET

Records fell all over the place at Queenstown's edition

Mar
14th
14:03
Sleepmonsters for Team Stihl

Simon Bloomberg tells all

Mar
5th
19:03
A photo summary

The best from Ale Socci's lens

Mar
4th
10:03
Chapter 6 – Highlights Video

Video showcase of another Adventure Like No Other

Mar
4th
06:03
Creating the amazing adventure

A positive race all round

Mar
3rd
17:03
All the Pursuits are now home, and smiling until the very end.

A bunch of school kids are right behind this great team

Mar
3rd
13:03
Timing of Logistics Planner evens the playing field

The devil is in the detail for everyone

Mar
3rd
08:03
Blake, Ginger ninja crew (81), at TA9

A future Pure guy right here!

Mar
3rd
08:03
Mar
3rd
06:03
One More Day

Here they

Mar
2nd
23:03
Dipping into the land of GODZone

A small taste of a massive journey

Mar
2nd
22:03
The GENEROUSZone

The race that keeps on giving

Mar
2nd
21:03
Short-coursed but not short changed

Adventure racing doesn't always go to plan

Mar
2nd
16:03
Home Victory On Day 5

Paddling home

Mar
2nd
09:03
Mar
2nd
07:03
Water Dark Zone Lifted

Teams on the water

Mar
2nd
06:03
Teams Back On Track

GODZone teams held at Halfway Bay overnight are back on the track this morning after streaming out of the Stage 8 transition area at this morning. The squad of 13 teams were given a safety briefing by GZ Safety Office Michel Le Page at before they headed off on a new fixed route […]

Mar
1st
23:03
GODZone Course Amendment

Stage 9 Amend

Mar
1st
19:03
Dark Zone Imposed For Lake Wakatipu

Race Management have taken the prudent decision to impose a dark zone between 9pm and , from Wednesday night, for the final paddle stage from TA9 at Kingston to the finish at Frankton Beach. A time credit will be given for the time spent waiting out the dark zone. This means teams arriving at TA9 […]

Mar
1st
15:03
Mar
1st
13:03
Mar
1st
12:03
Mar
1st
12:03
Mar
1st
10:03
Hot Kayaking At GODZone

3 kayakers in one race

Mar
1st
10:03
Bringing Up The Rear

Keep on moving teams

Feb
28th
23:02
A less than perfect champion finish for Pursuit defending champions

When things don’t go to plan, but everything works

Feb
28th
23:02
Who Made That Cut Off

Two Teams So Happy

Feb
28th
23:02
Lead Pursuit Teams Inspire

First Pursuiters home

Feb
28th
19:02
Feb
28th
17:02
There is still a lot to play for

The hard work is not over yet for a lot of teams

Feb
28th
15:02
Sticking to half a race plan enough for Tiki Tour win

Tiki Tour take first line honours in GZ Pure event

Feb
28th
10:02
Perfect Day For Finish

Super finish line conditions

Feb
28th
09:02
Day 4 TA9 Tiki Tours leaders report

How can they run after all this time?!

Feb
28th
08:02
Feb
28th
06:02
Feb
28th
06:02
Tiki Tour On Their Way To Finish

Kayaking on Lake Wakatipu

Feb
27th
23:02
Efforts and generosity huge amongst leading Pursuit teams

Racing for more than just themselves

Feb
27th
22:02
Feb
27th
20:02
Feb
27th
20:02
Great morale amongst the mid field at Skippers Canyon

High spirits and smiles at Skippers Canyon

Feb
27th
20:02
AMK – Not Quitters

Still racing but not

Feb
27th
19:02
All About The Bike

New Zealand MTB

Feb
27th
17:02
Feb
27th
15:02
Feb
27th
14:02
Sneaky Weasle bike advice

Keepin' things lubed

Feb
27th
14:02
Mindblowing Scenic Kayak to Glenorchy

Crystal clear lake conditions wow the

Feb
27th
14:02
A split in the field

Will this decide the end result?

Feb
27th
12:02
Torpedo 7 and Sneaky Weasel Gang arriving and leaving T6

How did they get that bleeding nose?

Feb
27th
11:02
Barracuda Key Partner of GODZone

Barracuda Racing Duo's were made for

Feb
27th
10:02
A potential creative twist for Mrs Forne’s Boys

When a pack raft may meet the mountain bike

Feb
27th
10:02
How the MTBO works on Stage 5

And just what is MTBO?

Feb
27th
10:02
Team 17 (Swordfox) Paddling in to Glenorchy

Hitting CP24 and then paddling on to TA7 on a beautiful morning in Glenorchy

Feb
27th
08:02
Triage at TA4 Arthurs Point

It was like Mash out

Feb
27th
07:02
Feb
27th
07:02
Lead Team Not On A Tiki Tour

Queenstown’s Team Tiki Tour, Tom and George Lucas, Mike Kelly and Floortje Grimmett are not wasting any time at the front of the GODZone field as Day three of the event kicks into gear. The team arrived at the Glenorchy transition area at the head of Lake Wakatipu this morning at , in first position […]

Feb
27th
00:02
What the night brings – amongst the Pursuit course

Holding their own as they surge into Stage 7.

Feb
26th
22:02
From the heli on Day 2

View of the course from the air, teams rafting Shotover

Feb
26th
22:02
Tiki Tour transition from raft to bike

They set the time to beat

Feb
26th
22:02
What the night brings – picture perfect

Amongst the stars for the Pure course leaders

Feb
26th
22:02
Early Evening Heli Images By Johny Cook

Flying over teams on ridgelines and through the canyon.

Feb
26th
22:02
Stage 4 Favourites

Rafting action in photos

Feb
26th
21:02
Tiki Tour transition the raft

and they're lookin good!

Feb
26th
21:02
Feb
26th
18:02
“I’m really proud of dad.”

Meet Pursuit Team Silky's winning support

Feb
26th
18:02
Feb
26th
17:02
NZ Natural Formulas (48) waiting for the sun rise

The sleep monster joins the team

Feb
26th
17:02
Slow-mo action on the rafting

Look out for this Mother in Law (rapid name)!

Feb
26th
16:02
Ginger Ninja Crew down to three

The Ginger Ninja Crew (81) from Christchurch have sadly had to continue without Brian Wilson, who has retired due to a previous medical illness. However, the rest of the Pursuit team are keeping going with high spirits, living up to their motto to ‘have fun and enjoy the magic of the race’. “We’ve got a […]

Feb
26th
13:02
Feb
26th
13:02
Update From Skippers Canyon

Tired, hot, sweaty and maybe

Feb
26th
13:02
Day Two: A quick prediction

What teams will come out on top today?

Feb
26th
13:02
No Sweat For Pursuit Trio

As the name suggests the Pursuit teams are supposedly chasing the full course Pure teams but on Day Two of Chapter 6 the tables have been turned and three Pursuit teams are currently seeing parts of the course before anyone else. Bob Mclachlan is showing plenty of veteran AR experience and style by leading his […]

Feb
26th
12:02
Adventure Medical Kits Hang On To Lead Squad

Are they clinging on or losing

Feb
26th
12:02
Teams face hardest challenge yet

For the first time ever, GODZone has included white water rafting as part of the course. Day Two saw the leading teams rise at dawn to get a head-start on the Shotover River, after a Dark Zone was lifted at “The rafting section will really wake the teams up as there are some massive […]

Feb
26th
11:02
Action from the rafts

Quadzilla (72) and Virbac Animal Health (74)

Feb
26th
10:02
Racing for Grace

One team is running for a big cause this

Feb
26th
10:02
Whitewater Action Supreme

Shotover rapids get the hearts

Feb
26th
09:02
Skippers Canyon Bridge

It's a long way

Feb
26th
07:02
Pursuit Teams Leading The GZ Course

For the first time in race

Feb
26th
06:02
PURE TEAMS READY AT RIVER

Teams are champing at the bit

Feb
26th
06:02
Day 1 highlights

A summary of the days action.

Feb
25th
22:02
Stage 1 – Arrow Gorge

Teams get wet and wild in Arrowtown