The third annual Whai Ora Spirited Women – All Women’s Adventure Race was based around Ohope and Whakatane, an area long renowned as a hotbed of the sport. The weekend attracted 1520 women from all over New Zealand and even as far afield as Australia
Chapter 7 of GODZone has been hailed an international success with more than 360 competitors from around the world taking part and significant interest from national and international media showcasing the event.
Multiple Adventure Racing World Champion Nathan Fa'avae returned to the Godzone after a 3-year break with a new team, including his wife Jodie, and once again entertained us over 6 days with a stunning performance.
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.
Hundreds of well-wishers came out in support of GODZone adventure racing teams this morning as the 10-day expedition race got underway in the Te Anau town centre under overcast skies and calm conditions.