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Richie McCaw puts hand up for more godzone adventure at chapter 9

Friday, 27 November 2020, 11:34 am | GODZone

Former All Black champion Richie McCaw has announced he will be lining up for a third crack at New Zealand's premier adventure racing event, GODZone, in March 2021. McCaw will tackle the gruelling expedition race, the largest of its kind in the world ... More >>

Godzone Chapter 9 Moves To March 2021

Friday, 24 April 2020, 4:18 pm | GODZone

New Zealand’s premiere adventure event and the world’s largest expedition adventure race GODZone has today announced it is moving the ninth edition of the event to March 2021. GODZone Chapter 9, which was to be held in Rotorua in November, will now be ... More >>

Adventure Race Attracts Teams From Around the World

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 8:58 am | GODZone

New Zealand is experiencing a growth in adventure racing with the world’s largest expedition race, GODZone, leading the charge. More >>

Rotorua to Host First Ever North Island Godzone in 2020

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 10:46 am | GODZone

In 2020, Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty region, will become the first North Island area of New Zealand to host the world’s largest expedition adventure race, GODZone. More >>

Winners Take All at GODZONE Chapter 8

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 7:34 pm | GODZone

Simone Maier, Emily Wilson, Chris Forne and Marcel Hagener claimed two firsts at the world’s largest adventure race GODZone today. They were the first team across the finish line and the first team of two females and two males to ever win the GODZone ... More >>

Orca’s Join in the Fast & Furious Start to Godzone

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 6:39 pm | GODZone

Orca’s Join in the Fast & Furious Start to Godzone Adventure Race in Akaroa Sixty-three teams raced off the GODZone start line in Akaroa, New Zealand this morning and into a coasteering stage around Lushington Bay to Takamatua Bay that attracted ... More >>

Akaroa buzzing with GODZone competitors

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 2:36 pm | GODZone

AKAROA BUZZING WITH GODZONE COMPETITORS Akaroa is buzzing with GODZone competitors today as the official GODZone team welcome and registration gets underway in the historic Banks Peninsula township. More >>

World's Best Prepare for Adventure Racing Glory at GODZone

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:26 am | GODZone

The battle lines have been drawn for the upcoming GODZone adventure race being held in Canterbury from the 10th– 17thMarch with over 250 athletes from around the world vying for a win. It’s the first time the seven-day expedition adventure race, the ... More >>

Canterbury to Host Godzone Chapter 8

Friday, 1 June 2018, 10:34 am | GODZone

Canterbury, home of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki – Mount Cook, has today been announced as the host location for Chapter 8 of GODZone, the world’s largest expedition-length adventure race. More >>

Toasting the Winners of GODZone Chapter 7

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 9:16 am | GODZone

A huge crowd of Te Anau locals turned out tonight to welcome GODZone's first team home. More than 500 people cheered on as team Yealands Family Wines paddled into the beach beside the Marakura Yacht Club at 9.40pm. More >>

Richie McCaw & TEAM PwC in 6th Place at Godzone

Monday, 5 March 2018, 4:44 pm | GODZone

Richie McCaw & TEAM PwC in 6th Place at Godzone New Zealand’s rugged southwest coast is treating competitors to a true wilderness experience as the gruelling ten-day GODZone adventure race continues in Southland. Day five of the 540km race has seen ... More >>

Day Three of Godzone Takes Teams Deep into Fiordland

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 6:48 pm | GODZone

Day Three of Godzone Takes Teams Deep into Fiordland Two days, nine hours into the ten-day GODZone expedition race in Fiordland National Park and the adventurous field is spread far and wide. “ The leading teams have paddled across Lake Hauroko and ... More >>

Secret Godzone Course Revealed

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 1:50 pm | GODZone

Secret Godzone Course Revealed Ahead of Te Anau Start Tomorrow After 12 months of planning and organisation, the seventh chapter of New Zealand's iconic adventure race GODZone was revealed today just 24 hours prior to race start. Competitors will ... More >>

NZ's Champion Adventure Racer Back at Godzone

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 1:34 pm | GODZone

New Zealand’s Champion Adventure Racer Back at Godzone The return of five-time adventure racing world champion Nathan Fa’avae to this weeks GODZone adventure race in Fiordland has put the rest of the international field on notice. Fa’avae, ... More >>

Springbok vs All Black Rivalry Set for a Showdown at Godzone

Friday, 5 January 2018, 1:59 pm | GODZone

Springbok vs All Black Rivalry Set for a Showdown at Godzone Former Springbok rugby great, Stefan Terblanche, is looking forward to representing South Africa and competing against All Black legend Richie McCaw at this year’s GODZone. Terblanche, now aged ... More >>

Richie McCaw & PwC Team to Host Te Anau School Assembly

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:45 am | GODZone

Richie McCaw & PwC Team to Host School Assembly with Te Anau Students All Black legend Richie McCaw and his PwC Adventure Racing team are heading to Te Anau next week for some exploration in the Fiordland bush and to meet with students from Fiordland ... More >>

McCaw Steps up for Second Go at Godzone

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:02 am | GODZone

Fronting up for the worlds largest and most technically challenging adventure race GODZone early next year is something former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is looking forward too. McCaw will line up as part of the PwC Adventure Racing Team at the grueling ... More >>

Global Adventure Racing Partnership with Primal Quest

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:43 am | GODZone

Two leaders in expedition adventure racing create a new partnership to further strengthen the AR industry. The joint venture is mutually focused on building the profile of the sport and delivering the best quality experience in endurance adventure sport. More >>


Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:30 pm | GODZone

New Zealand’s premiere expedition adventure race, GODZone, is to release 10 additional team entries for Chapter 7. The extra places have being made available in response to the large number of teams that registered an interest in racing after the event ... More >>

Godzone Sells Out with Record Breaking

Friday, 2 June 2017, 9:59 am | GODZone

The seventh instalment of the world’s largest expedition race sold out in record breaking time today with teams from around the world clamouring to secure a racing spot. More >>