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Day 2 Waiau River


LAKE HOUROKO – ‘THE SOUND OF SOUGHING WIND’ GODZone blogger Hannah Johnstone shares a few factual gems about they playground we’re all loving at the moment. Saturday March 3, 2018. We climbed onto the jet boat at daybreak at the Lake Hauroko jetty, bound for Teal Bay and Waitutu lodge (CP16) via the Wairaurahiri River.

Great morale amongst the mid field at Skippers Canyon

By Annabelle Latz It was all good spirits and smiles this afternoon at TA4, when competitors completed their raft down Skippers Canyon and headed out on the 38km mountain bike ‘Seven Mile.’ Team members of Rebel Foods (56) were back on track and pretty chuffed when they reached TA4 at mid afternoon. The foursome was

Teams short coursed after failing to reach cut off in time

A number of Pure and Pursuit teams have been short coursed after failing to reach the cut off in time. Teams had to have left TA5 headed for the Matakitaki River by 7am this morning to continue on the full course. The river is closing to teams at 6.45pm tonight and not reopening again. The

Team changes as Red Hills proves too much for some

There have been a few changes to teams as the Red Hills trek proved too much for some. Kelly Boyd from team 10 Epic Endurance decided to retire when the team reached TA3. The other three members, Dave Vitiikangas, Catherine Jensen and Meghan Thompson opted to continue unranked. Meanwhile, three members of team 55 CPR

Best of coasteering around the shoreline

We captured some awesome shots of the GODZone Chapter Five teams as they coasteered their way around the shoreline from Kaiteriteri to Stephens Bay. There were brave dives off the rocks, some questionable routes taken and a fair few competitors giving each other a helping hand.