2006 New Plymouth BG Triathlon World Cup

12 Nov, 2006 • New Plymouth, New Zealand • Event Website
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A full media and event launch is underway. In the meantime any further questions please contact the TRI NZ Office.

Gala Dinner Prize Giving Sunday evening 12 November 2006 Puke Ariki, New Plymouth

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Athletes Briefing:

Official Welcome and Briefing 5.00 pm New Plymouth Council Chambers please be seated no later than 4.55 pm.

The BG ITU World Cup will be the pinnacle event of this years New Zealands leg of the BG ITU World Cup.

The event this year will be supported by the world famous Weetbix Tryathlon for kids and the first ever National Triathlon series event. The wide variey of events enables anyone to compete in a Triathlon whether school children, age group athletes or the World’s best.


Media notes:

All media questions are to be handled by Christine Meads.
Her Contact is: christine.meads@xtra.co.nz

Event Schedule

Friday 10th Weetbix Tryathlon for kids
Saturday 11th the first ever Triathlon NZ Inc National Series
Sunday 12th BG ITU World Cup

Closest Airport

Auckland is the closest international airport and there are direct flights to New Plymouth from there.
INFORMATION
..For all athletes / officials flying to New Zealand for the BG ITU New
Plymouth World Cup Triathlon 12 November 2006.

..After clearing Immigration and Customs , re - check your bags / bikes at the DOMESTIC TRANSFER DESK , it is located to your left as you enter the Arrivals area… look for Mc Donalds is too left down that hall way..

..If your flight is within the hour you will be best advised to go with all
of your luggage to the DOMESTIC TERMINAL ..

..Board the complimentary bus outside the International Terminal for
transfer to Domestic Terminal.
Alternatively , follow the well - marked walkway which will take
approximately 10 minutes to walk too..

..Then check in at any of the Air New Zealand counters..advise them you are
connecting from a International flight to domestic to New Plymouth and are
competing in the BG ITU New Plymouth World Cup Triathlon . Your bike is priority and you may be advised that it may not be on that flight.

..If Air NZ checkin require an address to deliver too…if in doubt who or
where you are staying if a homestay then use my address ... c / o ..Graham
Park

                13 Sanders Avenue

                New Plymouth ..

                phone 06 7586060 mobile 021 181 42 16

Mark your luggage clearly and if at HOTELS

Devon Hotel .. 390 Devon Street East ,

New Plymouth

or Quality Hotel - Plymouth International

Cnr Courtenay & Leach Streets

New Plymouth..

The planes Air NZ have in the fleet for the Auckland - New Plymouth -
Auckland flights are the new Bombardier Q300 and seat 50 people ...some
flights may be full and luggage space may see a delay in getting your bike
on the flight you are booked on..We have worked in with Air NZ and they will
do all they can too make sure all luggage / bikes make flights..

..We look forward to welcoming you to New Plymouth New Zealand and wish you
a pleasant journey

Graham Park

Elite Athlete Liason

Local Transportation

Elite athletes will be transported to the Hotel from the New Plymouth airport.

Please notify Graham Park of your arrival times and departure times so he can arrange for airport
pickups and drop offs in New Plymouth

Contact Graham Park: tricoach@xtra.co.nz

Transport from the Devon Hotel to race venue will be notified on the message board in the hotel.

NEED A VAN or RENTAL CAR

Or we can arrange what you require at very competitive rates with a local dealer, by doing so you are supporting a sponsor of local triathletes and coaches.

For bookings contact Mike at harebdeken@xtra.co.nz


Wishing you pleasant flights and on behalf of all the Organising Committee, we look forward to hosting you at the BG New Plymouth World Cup
12 November 2006

Graham Park
Elite Liason
Email tricoach@xtra.co.nz
Mobile 021 181 42 16

Host Hotel

ELITE Athletes:
The Devon is the official hotel, but as it has now been fully booked we have arranged for another hotel in close proximity: The Quality Plymouth International, details below…
The Devon
390 Devon Street East, Private Bag 2009, New Plymouth 4620, New Zealand
Phone: (06) 759 9099
Facsimile: (06) 758 2229
Email: mail@devonhotel.co.nz
Website: http://www.devonhotel.co.nz
The Quality Hotel Plymouth, it has plenty of rooms available.
They are situated on the
Corner of Courtenay & Leach Streets
Tel: +64 6 758 0589,
Fax: +64 6 758 9949 or New Zealand Freephone: 0800 800597
Email: reservations@newplymouth.co.nz

Homestay

HOMESTAYS…
..we have like last year HOMESTAYS available for athletes competing in the
BG ITU WORLD CUP NEW PLYMOUTH TRIATHLON..
...If you would like to stay with a local family and enjoy the lovely hospitality extended to athletes please e mail   park_graham@hotmail.com
Include…
Name and e mail contact details…
Arrival / departure dates into New Plymouth..
And we will arrange for you
Graham Park
Elite Liason
mobile 021 181 42 16

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