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Spartan New Zealand

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

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Tough Guy and Gal Hamilton 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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Thank You for Making Obstacle Racing in New Zealand Happen

Obstacle Racers New Zealand would like to issue a public thank you to those volunteering at obstacle events throughout New Zealand! There were about 61 obstacle events around New Zealand last year. These events are organised by a range of different groups: event management companies, regional sport

Whitestone Wipe Out

Mud a Magnet for Youngsters at Whitestone Wipeout

The Whitestone Wipeout at Oamaru Racecourse, described as loosely based on the Mud, Sweat and Tears event in Dunedin, was created by St Joseph’s School home and school committee chairwoman Rebecca Heffernan and committee member Rebecca Meek as a way to raise funds for the school.