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Day 3 Waiaurihiri River

Day 2 TA1

Stage 3 Day 2 Morning Getting In Water


WHAT’S YOUR BILTONG STATUS? By Annabelle Latz Former Springbok great Stefan Terblanche, racing with PURE Team 39 ‘Merrell’ was asked on the start line yesterday morning if he had his country’s favourite snacks buried amongst his race gear. “My biltong? Ya it’s packed, don’t you worry. We found somebody in New Zealand who can make

Favs from Stage 1

Paddling Day 1

What the night brings – picture perfect

By Annabelle Latz At the front of the pack, local team Tiki Tour (13) has taken full advantage of knowing its back yard so well, earning itself a significant lead at the end of Day Two. Tom Lucas, Mike Kelly, George Lucas and Floortje Grimmett will have their work cut out over night as they

Taranaki Beta Testers and Hill Billys finish

“That was really tough”

TA1 and MTBO, Rabbit Island

Teams assemble their bikes and negotiate the MTB orienteering on Rabbit island.

Best of the days kayaking action

The kayaking section saw teams take to the water between Stephens Bay and Rabbit Island. They battled the surf both on the way out and especially on the way into the beach at on the island. Crowds lined the sand dunes to watch as the teams executed some killer moves on the way in.

Teams get off to a rocky start

Teams clambering over rocks and into their kayaks.