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Hawaiki Toa Brings Warrior Challenge and Healthy Lifestyle to Community

Hawaiki Toa saw participants put through different challenges in beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. There was swimming, wading through water, climbing, diving, jumping over walls, carrying bags of sands and crawling uphill. Event organiser Beez Ngarino Te Waati is hoping to change people’s mindsets to help turn around the negative

Want to Contribute to Obstacle Racers NZ?

Would you like to be a part of Obstacle Racers NZ by contributing? Watch the video embedded above, or on Facebook. OCR is an amazing physical activity, and we need your help to spread the word! Check out the contributor’s section, and get in touch.

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Save 10% Off Wairua Warrior Entry

Discount Code: 10% off the Wairua Warrior The Wairua Warrior is in its 5th year anniversary, and Obstacle Racers NZ has a 10% off discount code to offer! The Wairua Warrior is an obstacle course race to challenge your strength, endurance and mental attitude. ”Welcome

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Fun at the Gisborne Harrier Club’s Mud Run

Club president Hans van Kregten said they were thrilled with the event and how it had remained so popular. “It’s always such a cheerful event. “So many people get into the spirit of it all by dressing up and having fun. This event is about

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Spartan Auckland 2019 Confirmed

Spartan Race is coming to New Zealand! Spartan Australia dropped their full 2019 event calendar, with the inclusion of… Auckland, New Zealand! The Spartan brand has grown to become a global leader in obstacle course racing, and 2019 will signify the first time the race

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Spartan Announces New Zealand Race!

The rumours are true. Spartan is coming! Earlier this week, after news of a brand new Spartan race to be held in Melbourne spread across social media, Spartan posted a letter online. Signed by Chris Heverin, Managing Director of Spartan Australia, the letter announced the

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Tough Guy and Gal Palmerston North 2018 Results

The 2018 Tough Guy and Gal series, New Zealand’s largest mud run series, is underway! Obstacle Racers NZ brings you the qualifier results as well as a link to where you can find the full event results. Qualifier Results With an established history in the New

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Tough Guy and Gal Hawke’s Bay 2018 Results

The 2018 Tough Guy and Gal series, New Zealand’s largest mud run series, is underway! Obstacle Racers NZ brings you the qualifier results as well as a link to where you can find the full event results. Qualifier Results With an established history in the New

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Councillors Call for Independent Audit of Mudtopia

It seems the Mudtopia fiasco continues, as the media have reported that the final cost of Mudtopia to Rotorua ratepayers was more than $30,000 higher than previously thought. Under a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request, the Rotorua Lakes Council has revealed it spent a

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Spartan in New Zealand: Are the Rumours True!

The rumours are true… proclaims a video recently posted on social media, by Spartan Race Australia to the Spartans of Australia facebook group. You can watch the video embedded below, or on facebook. Part of the video’s description states, “The rumours are true – Paul’s