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Oceania Triathletes Given Fast Track to 2020 Ironman Champs

Friday, 10 May 2019, 2:23 pm | IRONMAN

New Zealand and Australian triathletes looking to qualify for 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō have been given a huge boost today, with news that all IRONMAN 70.3 Oceania races in the lead-up have doubled their qualifying slots for ... More >>

IRONMAN Star Proves a Hit on the Trails at Macpac Motatapu

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 6:36 pm | IRONMAN

IRONMAN Star Proves a Hit on the Trails at Macpac Motatapu IRONMAN star Laura Siddall took to trail running like a duck to water today, winning the Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Marathon from Ultra-Running superstar Lucy Bartholomew, doing so just a week after ... More >>

Trans Tasman Mountain Bike Couple Dominate Macpac Motatapu

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:26 pm | IRONMAN

Mountain bike couple Samara Sheppard (NZL) and Kyle Ward (AUS) took out the women’s and men’s mountain bike races at the prestigious Macpac Motatapu today, riding to impressive victories in near perfect conditions from Glendhu Bay to Arrowtown. ... More >>

Close Racing the Order of the Day in Ultra-Run

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:25 pm | IRONMAN

Close Racing the Order of the Day in Ultra-Run & Xterra Triathlon at Macpac Motatapu The Ultra-Run is the longest of events on offer at Macpac Motatapu with Andrius Ramonas (Lithuania) and Nancy Jiang (Queenstown) both pushed hard all the ... More >>

Sheriff of Kotu faces nervous final days in Ironman leadup

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:31 am | IRONMAN

Josh Te Kowhai has just a few more days before he will jump into Lake Taupo and tackle Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand. Last July, the popular Rotorua identity was announced as a recipient of the Tony Jackson Scholarship, and has since fully ... More >>


Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:37 pm | IRONMAN

Central Otago put on a picture-perfect November day for riders on the Queen Stage of The Pioneer, a 101km ride over some of the regions famous bike trails, taking riders on a mountain biking version of the regions greatest hits, and it was the ... More >>

‘Sheriff of Koutu’ Named Tony Jackson Scholarship Recipient

Monday, 30 July 2018, 12:49 pm | IRONMAN

IRONMAN New Zealand announced the first of two Tony Jackson Scholarships for 2019, with a surprise visit to Rotorua revealing the news to recipient Joshua Te Kowhai, also known as the ‘Sheriff of Koutu’. More >>

Perth And Taupō Finalists to Host 2020 Ironman 70.3

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 1:48 pm | IRONMAN


Croft in Record Breaking Ultra Run Victory

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 6:24 pm | IRONMAN

Croft in Record Breaking Ultra Run Victory at Macpac Motatapu New Zealand’s Ruth Croft showed her class in winning the 51km Ultra Run at Macpac Motatapu, setting a new race record at the iconic event in the Queenstown Lakes District, in the most ... More >>

Inspirational Julie Moss ‘Heals’ in Ironman

Sunday, 4 March 2018, 4:53 pm | IRONMAN

Inspirational Julie Moss ‘Heals’ in an Eleven Hour Ironman Finish Julie Moss is a pioneer in the sport of triathlon. Famous for her fierce determination in scrambling and crawling to the finish line at Kona in 1982, Moss went on to a successful professional ... More >>

Bozzone And Siddall Victorious at Ironman New Zealand

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 6:39 pm | IRONMAN

Bozzone And Siddall Victorious on Record Breaking Day at 20th Kellogg’s Ironman New Zealand Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) and Laura Siddall (GBR) were today crowned champions at Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand on a day that saw race records smashed ... More >>

Strongest Lineup of Kiwi Men in Years at Ironman

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 1:51 pm | IRONMAN

Strongest Lineup of Kiwi Men in Years at Ironman New Zealand The men’s race at Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand shapes as one of the most competitive in years, and the majority of the big contenders fly the Kiwi flag as the locals ... More >>

With Love From Taupo Celebrates 20 Years of Ironman

Monday, 26 February 2018, 3:07 pm | IRONMAN

With Love From Taupo Celebrates 20 Years of Ironman in the Region Celebrating 20 years in the Taupo region this year, Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand is extending the welcome from Taupo to all competitors with a wonderful initiative ... More >>

Watkinson And Phillips Herald New Generation of Kiwi Ironman

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 1:19 pm | IRONMAN

Watkinson And Phillips Herald New Generation of Kiwi Ironman Athletes A new generation of athlete emerged and stamped their class on IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo today, with Kiwis Mike Phillips and Amelia Watkinson coming out on top in amongst world class domestic ... More >>

Ironman Contingency Course Implemented Due to Algae

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:19 am | IRONMAN

Due to dense mats of potentially toxic algal species at five sites around Lake Taupō, prompting a Council warning for the public to avoid swimming in affected areas, organisers of IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo have been forced to remove the swim leg and implement a contingency ... More >>

Braden Currie Happy to Be the Target at Ironman 70.3 Taupo

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:04 pm | IRONMAN

Fear or trepidation are not words you associate with leading triathlete Braden Currie, he races like his life depends on it every time he pulls on the lycra. Little surprise then that the 31-year-old welcomes the pressure of being race favourite as he sets ... More >>

Stellar Women’s Field Lines up at Ironman 70.3 Taupo

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 10:52 am | IRONMAN

Laura Siddall is a little tired of standing one step down from the top of the podium this year, and the 37-year-old British athlete could be excused for thinking Taupo has it in for her more than most venues, with runner up results at the 2016 70.3 ... More >>

Loss of an Eye Does Not Dampen Triathlon Aspirations

Friday, 1 December 2017, 11:13 am | IRONMAN

Iain Craig was doing very well thank you very much, Craig strode into his fifties, amid a successful career as a tax partner at leading firm BDO, enjoying a busy and rewarding life as a family man, golfer, cyclist and triathlete – with a decent ... More >>

Aucklander Won’t Let Diabetes Control His Life

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 2:51 pm | IRONMAN

Andrew Good is looking to live up to his name and do ‘good’ by a charity close to his heart when he takes on the IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo in December. More >>

Once in a Lifetime Shot at Teaming up with Ironman Legend

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:55 am | IRONMAN

Organisers of the IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo event in December are offering Tri Club’s around New Zealand the chance to have two of their club members race alongside IRONMAN legend Cameron Brown. More >>