2008 New Plymouth BG Triathlon World Cup

06 Apr, 2008 • New Plymouth, New Zealand • Event Website
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The average March/April day temperature for New Plymouth ranges 24-27 degrees.

The average March/April marina swim temperature is 19-21 degrees.

We have a elite 3km run, a band and fireworks from 7pm onwards at the Puke Ariki landing in the town centre on Saturday night.
On Sunday morning there is an open swim 1500m at 8am at Ngamtou beach.

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Athletes Briefing:

- Coaches Briefing. Friday 4pm. Devon Hotel
- Depart for athletes briefing at 445 and Walk to Council Chambers. New Plymouth District Council. Liardet St.
- Athlete Briefing. Friday 5pm New Plymouth Council Chambers.
- 6pm Council Reception: athletes coaches welcome
New Plymouth distcit council offices

Prize Money:

$100,000us


Media notes:

Please contact media@triathlon.org.nz

There is a media centre at the Devon Hotel available from friday morning.

There is a full media centre at the race venue however accreditation must be first accessed from Andrew Dewhurst our media manager 021 535501.

Event Schedule

Sunday 11:50, Elite women introductions
Sunday 12pm, Womens elite race
Sunday 2:20, Elite men introductions
Sunday 230pm, Mens elite race

Sunday 7pm post event party at Crowded House, Devon St

Closest Airport

New Plymouth. Connecting International flights from Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington

Local Transportation

PICKUPS… will be arranged by Graham Park ITU World Cup New Plymouth Elite Athlete Liason.
CONTACT DETAILS
e mail park_graham@hotmail.com mobile +64(0) 21 181 42 16
home +64(0) 6 75 860 60

Advise flight details… arrival / departure dates / times… flight numbers.

NOTE: On the MONDAY 7th April after the race, for those flying International flights , bikes will be transported overnight to Auckland for you so we dont have any problems for those departing as planes that fly in and out of New Plymouth have room for limited bike cases..ONLY bikes will be transported. Personal luggage must go with you on your flight. Bikes will be waiting for you at Auckland International Airport.

YOU BOOK only to Auckland ,then re book from there for your International flight out of New Zealand.

Bikes will need to be tagged and packed ready to go from the DEVON HOTEL at 7.30 pm sunday evening..

More information will be posted on web site on all the above closer to race day..

For non elite athletes and coaches there is a comprehensive shuttle and bus company.

Host Hotel

Devon Hotel, 390 Devon Street East.
email: mail@devonhotel.co.nz
Tel: +64 (0) 6 759 9099. This hotel is now FULL.
Please contact: http://www.taranaki.co.nz/
for more availability and options.

Homestay

HOMESTAYS… will be arranged by Graham Park ITU World Cup New Plymouth Elite Athlete Liason.
CONTACT DETAILS
e mail park_graham@hotmail.com mobile +64(0) 21 181 42 16
home +64(0) 6 75 860 60

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  • Website
    http://www.triathlon.org.nz/Article.aspx?ID=799
  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    068685200 / 095246959
  • Address

    Triathlon NZ Inc
    PO BOX 128509
    Remuera
    Auckland

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2008 New Plymouth World Cup - Women