Plan your trip during one of New Zealand’s many special sport events and festivals. New Zealand offers many exciting sporting events including international fishing tournaments, professional surfing competitions, cycling challenges to world championship triathlons.

We’ve got a New Zealand events calendar packed with things to do. Kiwis love events and if you want to see unique culture in action get along to one of our stunning natural venues and rub shoulders with friendly locals.

Lake Taupo Cycling Challenge


The round Taupo cycle challenge is the largest cycling event in New Zealand, with over 10,000 riders taking up the challenge. Held in November each year on the picturesque Lake Taupo it’s the cycling event not to be missed.

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Peak to Peak Multisport Event

Peak to Peak Sporting Event

The South Island’s largest multisport event covers 44km and features skiing, mountain biking, paddling, running and road biking. The premier event held on the 26th of July, attracts competitors from around the world.

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Kelloggs Nutri Grain Ironman Taupo

Ironman Lake Taupo

New Zealand is a popular destination for sporting events due to its clean green image. The Kelloggs Nutri Grain Ironman takes place in the beautiful lake side town of Taupo each year.

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