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.
- 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
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.