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2017 Torpedo 7 Peak to Peak Race News

Friday, 11 August 2017, 9:28 am | Southern Traverse

2017 Torpedo7 Peak to Peak - here we come Weather forecast Weather forecast is not so great but remember to check out the Remarkables forecast on Saturday morning. More >>

Athletes flock to Queenstown for Torpedo7 Peak to Peak event

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 3:15 pm | Southern Traverse

The Torpedo7 Peak to Peak, New Zealand’s leading winter multisport event, is being staged in Queenstown for the 24th consecutive year on August 12 and will attract some of the country’s most high profile multisport athletes. The race starts high ... More >>

Torpedo7 Peak to Peak Fast a Paced Event & Lots of Fun

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 9:04 am | Southern Traverse

The Torpedo7 Peak to Peak is a really fast paced event and a lot of fun. More >>

Inaugural FIS Masters Series for Coronet Peak

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 12:55 pm | Southern Traverse

The first FIS Masters alpine ski event ever to be held in New Zealand is scheduled for Coronet Peak in August this year in a bid to inject fresh life into masters ski racing. More >>

Tour De Wakatipu Builds On Reputation

Monday, 5 April 2010, 12:42 pm | Southern Traverse

Queenstown ace mountain biker Mark Williams successfully defended his title at the 2010 New World Tour de Wakatipu on Saturday (April 3) completing the 45km course in 1hour 41.52mins to set the fastest time over the 840 strong field. More >>

New World Tour De Wakatipu Attracts Major Response

Tuesday, 16 March 2010, 12:46 pm | Southern Traverse

More than 500 entries have been received, most from first time competitors, with just two weeks remaining before the cut off date for registration for the 2010 New World Tour de Wakatipu on Easter Saturday (April 3). More >>

Local Womens’ Only Event Now In Its 18th Year

Friday, 15 January 2010, 2:07 pm | Southern Traverse

Several hundred women across the region have already enjoyed the camaraderie of competing in a womens only triathlon or duathlon and now is the chance to compete yet again in one of the oldest established womens event in the country. More >>

Top athletes sign up for Winter Games

Friday, 21 August 2009, 12:29 pm | Southern Traverse

  Top international athletes sign up for Winter Games NZ   LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug, 2009) – A quality field of top international athletes is confirmed for the inaugural 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games, including a host of Olympians, world ... More >>

Dougal Allan Wins The 2009 Northface Peak To Peak

Monday, 27 July 2009, 9:17 am | Southern Traverse

Talented young multisporter and adventure racer Dougal Allan (Wanaka) put the hammer down in the The North Face Peak to Peak in Queenstown yesterday to win the high profile event, which races from the top of The Remarkables to the top of Coronet Peak, for ... More >>

July Newsletter for Southern Traverse

Saturday, 11 July 2009, 4:57 pm | Southern Traverse

Well what a start to winter we have had - 5 weeks of non stop gun powder on Coronet Peak, with a great base. The skiing on all the other fields is fantastic as well, and the Remarkables opened with Homeward Bound going on the first day. More >>

Corporate Teams Encouraged To Enter Peak To Peak

Friday, 5 June 2009, 12:52 pm | Southern Traverse

Organisers of "The North Face Peak to Peak", which starts at the Remarkables Ski Area and finishes at Coronet Peak Ski Area, are encouraging more corporate teams to enter the challenging winter multisport event on July 25 2009 and take the opportunity ... More >>

More Than 800 Bikers Enter Tour De Wakatipu

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 4:21 pm | Southern Traverse

Interest in the inaugural New World Tour de Wakatipu on Easter Saturday (April 11) has exceeded all expectations, with 835 bikers from all over New Zealand registered for the innovative new event, which will traverse some of the region's most scenic ... More >>

Tour De Wakatipu Attracts Strong Response

Tuesday, 31 March 2009, 2:53 pm | Southern Traverse

The inaugural New World Tour de Wakatipu on Easter Saturday (April 11) could attract as many as 700 competitors, with more than 500 already entered in the 45km event which will take in previously inaccessible parts of the district, traversing a course ... More >>

Interest Builds For Inaugural Tour De Wakatipu

Thursday, 26 February 2009, 4:04 pm | Southern Traverse

The inaugural New World Tour de Wakatipu on April 11 is attracting widespread interest due to the innovative rural course starting at Queenstown's Millbrook Resort and finishing in the vines at the Chard Farm Winery. More >> crowned Adventure Racing Champions

Monday, 10 November 2008, 3:28 pm | Southern Traverse

New Zealand adventure racing team were crowned the Adventure Racing World Champions in Brazil yesterday. More >>

Powered by Velvet Wins Fairydown Southern Traverse

Monday, 14 April 2008, 10:38 am | Southern Traverse

The Fairydown Southern Traverse at Hanmer Springs has been won by the experienced North Island based Powered by Velvet team, just over two hours ahead of their closest rivals, Icebreaker R & R Sport More >>

North v South Challenge Promoted at 2008 Traverse

Wednesday, 2 April 2008, 5:17 pm | Southern Traverse

The 2008 Fairydown Southern Traverse at Hanmer Springs (April 11,12,13) is being billed as a North and South Island challenge with strong teams emerging from throughout New Zealand. More >>

Southern Traverse Encourages Future Chamions

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 10:45 am | Southern Traverse

The Fairydown Southern Traverse is encouraging young athletes to enter this year's classic race at Hanmer in April in a bid to guarantee the future of adventure racing in New Zealand. More >>

2nd Annual 24 Hours Of Southern Traverse

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 9:45 am | Southern Traverse

NOVEMBER 12 2007: The 2nd edition of the 24 Hours of Southern Traverse on November 16 and 17 will feature race teams from Invercargill, Winton, Alexandra and Queenstown. The field this year is wide open with the defending champions Richard Ussher and ... More >>

Southern Traverse Classic moved to April 2008

Monday, 24 September 2007, 3:38 pm | Southern Traverse

The Classic Southern Traverse, a 3-day adventure race, has been postponed from its original October 2007 date to early next year. The race dates are now set for April 11th,12th and 13th, 2008. More >>