AUGUST 2018


2018 Coromandel Pacific Coast Pairs Vets Classic

Sunday 19th August - Tairua Golf Club
Monday 20th August - Mercury Bay Golf Club

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10:00 am multi tee start on both days.
Separate Men, Women and Mixed Divisions. (Subject to entries)
Day 1 @ Tairua: 4 BBB Stableford
Day 2 @ Mercury Bay: 2 Player Aggregate Stableford
Trophy for overall 2 day winners and daily prizes.
Entry Fee $40 per player

Download entry from below. Entries close Tuesday 14th August 2018
Players must be a member of an affiliated Vets Association.

A NZ Seniors Association event.
For further information contact Vets Convener – Craig Collier on 07 864 7999
or email cwcollier22@me.com


Whangamata Adventure Race

Saturday 11th August 2018 - Whangamata Ridges MTB Park

 
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The MTB course will utilise the awesome tracks of the Whangamata Ridges MTB park. As a general rule you will ride up forestry roads and ride down single track. There will be a variety of tracks for all ability levels. You will receive a MTB Park map as well as the navigation map. Good planning will be essential for the MTB stage as most of the tracks are 1-way. The Foot course will be a great aventure. It will utilise the surrounding forestry, native bush and farmland (and a little bit of swampland for the super keen). It also includes visiting the summit of a unique Whangamata mountain which most people have never been to!

For more information, please visit their website.


Mahindra Goldrush Rally of Coromandel

Saturday 18th August 2018 - Moewai Park, Whitianga

 
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The Coromandel Peninsula will play host to a round of the 2018 New Zealand Rally Championship on the 18th August, with the organisational team behind Rally New Zealand linking with the Thames-Coromandel District council to base an event from the seaside township of Whitianga. The rally will be based at the Mercury Bay Sports Multi-Sport Park, which will host Rally HQ and the Service Park. Competition will take place over 135 kilometres of special stage on forestry and public roads around the Mercury Bay region. The event will feature gravel roads in the area, some of which were last used for rallying on the 1979 International Motogard Rally of NZ. The event will provide a stunning and backdrop for round 5 of the 2018 NZ Rally Championship.

 

For more information, times or to download a Rally Map, visit their website.


Coromandel Classic

Saturday 25th August 2018 - Sunday 26th August 2018

Throughout The Coromandel

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"The Coromandel region is one of the New Zealand's best hidden playgrounds for multisport and adventure athletes. From surf beaches to sub-alpine native forests, the Coromandel Classic multisport race will challenge individuals and team competitors of all abilities. This year is the 16th event, take on the challenge as an individual or enter a team !! Come and join us for an epic weekend"

From weekend warriors to some of New Zealand's top athletes can be seen slogging it out against the backdrop of The Coromandel ranges. The Coromandel Classic has become an iconic 2-day multisport race around The Coromandel where teams and individuals cover nearly 200 kilometers.

For more information about this event or to enter, please visit their website.