News for Triathlon New Zealand

International Flavour for Takapuna Oceania Continental Cup Race

International Flavour for Takapuna Oceania Continental Cup Race

29/02/16 -      A tight course combined with rain on a hot and humid afternoon in Takapuna, Auckland made for some exciting racing among the elites in the Oceania Continental Cup Sprint races on Sunday 28th... |

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Double Delight for Kiwis at Oceania Continental Cup Super Sprint Elimination

Double Delight for Kiwis at Oceania Continental Cup Super Sprint Elimination

14/02/15 -        It was a Kiwi double at the Oceania Continental Cup Triathlon at the Sovereign Tri Series Takapuna event on Friday night, with Ryan Sissons (Auckland) and Sophie Corbidge (Auckland) taking out the... |

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Kiwis take out Oceania Triathlon Championships at Kinloch

Kiwis take out Oceania Triathlon Championships at Kinloch

01/02/15 -         Sam Osborne (Rotorua) and Sophie Corbidge (Auckland) stole the show at the Oceania and New Zealand Sprint Triathlon Championships in Kinloch today, each racing to an equally impressive victory at... |

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Erin Baker receives ITU Hall of Fame induction trophy

Erin Baker receives ITU Hall of Fame induction trophy

07/10/14 - New Zealand triathlon legend Erin Baker is presented with her ITU Hall of Fame induction trophy from Andrea Hewitt. Erin was also presented with a bottle of specially commissioned wine (from a vineyard... |

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Coach Positions Available at Triathlon New Zealand

Coach Positions Available at Triathlon New Zealand

07/02/13 - Triathlon New Zealand (Tri NZ) is the national governing body for the sport of triathlon in New Zealand and has enjoyed a rich history of success: Since Erin Baker and Rick Wells both graced the podium at the... |

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ITU World Triathlon Grand Final exceeds economic expectations

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final exceeds economic expectations

11/12/12 - The great news regarding ITU’s World Triathlon Series races just keeps rolling in. An independent report submitted to Triathlon New Zealand and the local organising committee found the Barfoot & Thompson ITU... |

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Triathlon NZ appoint High Performance Director

Triathlon NZ appoint High Performance Director

21/09/12 - Triathlon New Zealand has scored something of a coup in the triathlon world with the appointment of highly regarded Graeme Maw to the newly developed position of High Performance Director. The appointment of... |

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New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

18/04/12 - It was delight all around as Triathlon New Zealand and the NZOC confirmed the New Zealand team for the London Olympic Games at a function in Auckland on Wednesday afternoon. Dave Currie made the announcement... |

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Triathlon New Zealand announces new CEO

Triathlon New Zealand announces new CEO

30/05/11 - Triathlon New Zealand President Garry Boon has announced that Craig Waugh has been appointed as the organisations new Chief Executive Officer. Waugh takes over the role from outgoing CEO Dave Beeche, who... |

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An interview with Team New Zealand

An interview with Team New Zealand

13/05/11 - New Zealand, as it has in many other sports, have traditionally punched above their weight in triathlon for a country of its size and population. The island nation have a unique place in triathlon history with... |

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Final round of the Contact Tri Series in Wellington

Final round of the Contact Tri Series in Wellington

13/03/11 - by Andrew Dewhurst... Palmerston North’s Kris Gemmell went back to back at the ITU Oceania Triathlon Championships in the final round of the Contact Tri Series but unlike last year when pipped by... |

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Triathlon New Zealand CEO

Triathlon New Zealand CEO

07/03/11 - Triathlon - Inspiring Success Together Triathlon in its various forms is New Zealand’s fastest growing sport. Despite the sport’s relatively short history, New Zealand has an outstanding record of success on... |

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An invitation from ITU Executive Board Member: Kris Gemmell

An invitation from ITU Executive Board Member: Kris Gemmell

03/03/11 - Hi Ladies and Gents, A group of us are currently training at the Snowfarm in the Cardrona Valley we have been here since the race in Takapuna. It was always meant to be a small group but of course with... |

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Dave Beeche leaves Triathlon New Zealand for 2012 Grand Final LOC

02/02/11 - After overseeing the rapid growth and emergence of triathlon as one of New Zealand’s leading sports CEO Dave Beeche is headed for a new and challenging role – in triathlon. President of Triathlon New... |

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Auckland to Host 2012 Grand Final

Auckland to Host 2012 Grand Final

28/06/10 - ITU announced today that Auckland, New Zealand will host the 2012 ITU World Championship Series Grand Final. The news was made official by members of Triathlon New Zealand at a press conference on the Auckland... |

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Tri NZ Honours Terry Sheldrake

Tri NZ Honours Terry Sheldrake

30/09/09 - Triathlon New Zealand hosted its Annual General Meeting in Christchurch today, with one of the highlights being the awarding of a Life Membership to Gisborne’s Terry Sheldrake while the sport was able to... |

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Kiwi Paratriathletes Chase Gold Coast World Champs Success

Kiwi Paratriathletes Chase Gold Coast World Champs Success

16/07/09 - Triathlon New Zealand is proud to announce their paratriathlon team hopefuls in Rob Matthews and Miriam Jenkins to compete at this year’s World Championships on the Gold Coast, Australia. Born with a... |

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Kiwis Looking for Hat Trick in DC

Kiwis Looking for Hat Trick in DC

18/06/09 - When Washington plays host to the third round of the Dextro Energy ITU World Championship Triathlon Series this weekend the New Zealanders are expected to contend for podium honours after picking up victories... |

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2009 Championships

2009 Championships

05/06/09 - The 2009 Air New Zealand Rarotonga Triathlon held 2 May 2009 was won by Josh White of New Zealand and first female home was Kelly Pick of the Cook Islands. |

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Triathlon NZ Maps Out Path Ahead

Triathlon NZ Maps Out Path Ahead

17/04/09 - Triathlon NZ inducted 30 athletes into their sports High Performance Programme with London 2012 and the 2016 Olympics high on the list of priorities. The athletes were each presented with a greenstone pounamu... |

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NZL and AUS Champs this weekend

NZL and AUS Champs this weekend

01/03/09 - The Triathlon meccas of Australia and New Zealand heat up this weekend with their respective national championships in Perth and Wellington.  Both races double as ITU Oceania Cups. Please see below for... |

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Docherty, Samuels triumph in NZL

Docherty, Samuels triumph in NZL

08/02/09 - The Contact Tri Series continued in the blistering heat of Taupo, New Zealand today, with close to 700 athletes taking part in the National Sprint Triathlon Championships and the Contact 3:9:3 beginners... |

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TriNZ Appoints New National Coach

TriNZ Appoints New National Coach

02/02/09 - Triathlon New Zealand has concluded an exhaustive selection process with the appointment of Greg Fraine to the position of National Coach. The former Commonwealth Games cycling medallist brings a wealth of... |

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Tri NZ Annual Athlete Luncheon

Tri NZ Annual Athlete Luncheon

19/11/08 - Triathlon New Zealand celebrated another great year of elite performances at the Annual Athlete Luncheon in Auckland, to acknowledge and toast the milestone results of 2008. Any athlete having achieved a World... |

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Farrell to step down as Tri NZ High Performance Director

Farrell to step down as Tri NZ High Performance Director

17/10/08 - Triathlon NZ has announced the pending departure of High Performance Director Stephen Farrell. In making the announcement, CEO Dave Beeche spoke of the incredible commitment and energy that Farrell brought to... |

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Tri NZ Sport Development Director

Tri NZ Sport Development Director

17/10/08 - Triathlon New Zealand has secured something of a coup with the appointment of well respected coach and former elite athlete Brendon Downey to the position of Sport Development Director. 37 year old Downey will... |

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Triathlon NZ partners with Contact

Triathlon NZ partners with Contact

01/08/08 - Triathlon New Zealand and Contact Energy announced a significant long-term partnership that will contribute to the sports continued growth and success. The agreement between Triathlon NZ and Contact is a... |

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NZ Technical Camp in New Plymouth

NZ Technical Camp in New Plymouth

13/11/07 - Tri NZ will this weekend host a technical training camp in New Plymouth with volunteer officials flying in from around the country for a comprehensive weekend of learning to ensure they are capable of holding... |

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Tri NZ launches schools programme

Tri NZ launches schools programme

18/10/07 - Tri NZ today officially unveiled a new schools based initiative in association with the Weet-Bix Tryathlon series with the objective of promoting Triathlon in schools and the broader community. The... |

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World Champs Spotlight: Team NZL

World Champs Spotlight: Team NZL

16/08/07 - At last months BG Triathlon World Cup stop in Kitzbuhel, Austria, all the pre-race talk in the womens field surrounded around the usual contenders; Annabel Luxford, Michelle Dillon, Kirsten Sweetland, and of... |

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Birth of a sport

03/09/06 - The new sport of Winter Triathlon officially got underway in New Zealand with the inaugural ITU World Cup Winter Triathlon held at the Snow Farm this morning (Sat 2 September NZ Time). Winter triathlon consists... |

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Shane Reed is a father!

Shane Reed is a father!

20/03/06 - Congratulations to Shane Reed, NZL and his wife Tammy on the birth of Lucas Jack Kendall Reed Lucas was born on St. Patrick’s Day (Friday 17th March) at 10:41 p.m., weighing in at 8 pounds 8 and a half oz... |

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New Look for TriNZ

New Look for TriNZ

22/02/06 - Triathlon NZ are pleased to announce their new logo and website. The launch held in conjunction with the New Zealand National Championships in Kinloch Taupo, saw their new branding in full display. The new... |

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Olympic heroes in form for Commonwealth Games

Olympic heroes in form for Commonwealth Games

05/02/06 - Athens silver medalist Bevan Docherty edged out Olympic champion Hamish Carter to win the Contact Energy National Triathlon Championships near Taupo today. The pair hit the front midway through the 10km run... |

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Thanks New Plymouth For a Great Finale

Thanks New Plymouth For a Great Finale

23/11/05 - ITU would like to extend a huge thank you to our newest World Cup in New Plymouth, New Zealand for staging such a wonderful finale to the World Cup Series.  From the time the athletes arrived, until they... |

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1770 Kiwi Tryathletes!

1770 Kiwi Tryathletes!

11/11/05 - We all know that New Zealand has more athletes per population than any other country in the world, but it is still surprising to stage a triathlon for kids and have 1770 enthusiastic youngsters show up. The... |

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New Plymouth Entry Deadline Extended

New Plymouth Entry Deadline Extended

27/10/05 - THE ITU NEW PLYMOUTH WORLD CUP GRAND FINALE * DOUBLE POINTS * $125,000US PRIZE PURSE* 11 November, 2005 New Plymouth, New Zealand: October 25 update: Currently the inaugural ITU Triathlon World Cup in New... |

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New Plymouth start lists available

New Plymouth start lists available

25/10/05 - Start lists are now available for the 2005 ITU New Plymouth World Cup. Due to the disappointing postponement of Cancun due to hurricane Wilma, all eyes have turned to New Plymouth for elite race action. The... |

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TriNZ Moves to Heart of Auckland

TriNZ Moves to Heart of Auckland

20/10/05 - Greetings from the new offices of Triathlon New Zealand! We have shifted our operations to the heart of New Zealand’s biggest city, and hope that you will update your address books to reflect the change. Our... |

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New President for Triathlon New Zealand

New President for Triathlon New Zealand

01/10/05 - Triathlon New Zealand has a new president. Gary Boon of Auckland, who has been the vice president, accepted the position as president at a Triathlon New Zealand Executive Board meeting yesterday. Gary looks... |

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Airport Pick-up - Homestays Available

Airport Pick-up - Homestays Available

17/09/05 - Airport Pickups are being provided from New Plymouth Airport to Hotels / Homestays from Monday 7 November to Monday 14 November.  If you need pickup please contact Graham Park, Assistant Race Director at... |

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New Zealand wins U23 gold!!

New Zealand wins U23 gold!!

10/09/05 - Kiwi triathlete Andrea Hewitt, 23 has just won the 2005 ITU Gamagori U23 Women’s world title. In only her fourth ever triathlon Hewitt sewed up the 1.5 km swim, 40 km cycle and 10 km run race race with a... |

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