event date: Saturday 26 November 2016
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Prizes and Awards

Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Prizes

Be in to win!

Major spot prizes for the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge are drawn at Prize Giving and you must be present at Prize Giving to claim the prize.  Minor spot prizes are drawn and collected at Registration.

Main Prize Giving: 6pm Saturday 28 November, Tongariro North Domain, Taupo

Major spot prizes, trophies and awards are presented at Prize Giving.

To be eligible for the major spot prizes you must …

1. Enter the event
2. Be present in person at Prize Giving
3. Indicate your presence on the domain within 30 seconds of your number being drawn
4. Provide identification if requested

No one can win more than one major spot prize.
There will be a re-draw for any prize not claimed after 30 seconds.


Major Spot Prizes for 2015 :

Thanks to our fantastic family of event partners, we had an amazing array of Major Spot Prizes up for grabs in 2015, valued at over $60,000

New Holden Trax LTZ Car – valued at $36,990

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Life should be fun, right? Spontaneous; unexpected. And definitely never dull. With the Holden Trax, getting there is half the fun; the latest technology keeps you connected to your life, while you drive in comfort and style.
Built to accommodate 5 passengers, the all-new Trax conveys SUV strength and presence on the outside along with premium appointments and class leading technology on the inside. Defining the interior is an abundance of storage compartments, placing everything you need within easy reach. Front and centre is the MyLink’s 7” colour touch-screen which features built-in apps, Siri® Eyes free integration#, Bluetooth®* media and more.

10 day Traillite campervan holiday rental – valued at $5,000

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Traillite are proud to create the finest Motorhomes that help enable lifes simple pleasures and have been creating dream lifestyles since 1954. You’ll get to experience one of their fantastic motorhomes on this 10 day holiday rental.


7 Night Trip for two to Niue – valued at $4,000

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Niue is an island like no other, just a 3 hour flight from Auckland.  Snorkel in crystal clear warm water teeming with colourful fish, discover spectacular cave systems, cycle along well-maintained tropical bush tracks, go diving, deep sea fishing just metres from shore ….or simply relax.

This fantastic prize includes:

  • Return airfares for two between any Air New Zealand serviced airport in New Zealand and Niue
  • 7 nights in an Ocean Room at the Scenic Matavai Resort Niue, including airport transfers and tropical continental breakfast daily
  • 7 days hire of mountain bikes for two
  • Entry for two into the 2016 Rally of the Rock and Round the Rock cycle events on Niue
  • 2 x event tees from the 2016 event


2 x Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar Watches valued at $2,150 each

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Tissot’s pioneering spirit is what led to the creation of tactile watches in 1999. Today, it is the first to present a touch-screen watch powered by solar energy, confirming its position as leader in tactile technology in watchmaking. The rays of light on the dial not only allow the Super-LumiNova® indices and hands to glow in the dark but to recharge the watch. It is a very powerful watch in every aspect, offering essential functions for everyday use such as a perpetual calendar with indication of day and week number to keep track of busy schedules, two alarms; one for the week, the other for the weekend, two time zones for holiday trips, weather forecast with relative pressure, altimeter with difference meter, chronograph lap and split with logbook, compass, timer, azimuth, regatta function and backlight. With these you will be geared up for anything that comes your way.
Call 0508 566 300 authorised NZ Tissot retailers. Visit www.tissot.ch or www.gmbwatch.co.nz for further information.

Taupo Summer Concert – Corporate Table for 10 – valued at $2,500

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Three of rock’s supreme heavy weight’s Huey Lewis and the News, REO Speedwagon & Melissa Etheridge are confirmed to rock the 5th annual Taupo Summer Concert on Saturday the 30th Jan 2016, (Auckland Anniversary Weekend). You could be experiencing these rock legends with a table for 10 in the concert’s Corporate facility, which includes a buffet lunch, afternoon tea and cash bar. Don’t miss this fantastic day at the Taupo Amphitheatre! Tickets for the concert can also be purchased through www.ticketek.co.nz

Merida Ride CF3000 Road Bike – valued at $3,299

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A great value road bike, featuring a higher front end giving a more relaxed, upright riding position than most road bike frames, improving comfort, & letting you spend more time on the bike. Shimano Tiagra components

Merida Ride 100 Road Bike – valued at $1599

Resized to 150 MOC 16 Bike

A versatile road bike, ideal for riders looking to get started on their first road bike. Features a Carbon fork, lightweight, durable alloy frame, with quality Shimano shifting components, offering smooth, reliable shifting and braking performance, that is simple to use, and perfect for entry level riders.

Merida Big Seven 100 MTB Bike – valued at $1,499

Resized to 150 MTB Bike

Lightweight Techno Formed Alloy frame, 27 speed Shimano Alivio components with Rapid Fire shifters, SR suspension fork with hydraulic lock out, Hydraulic disc brakes. Great bike for the mountain bikers out there!

Relay Challenges

Forrest Best Team Name

When you enter, be creative with your relay team name, and you could win this years Best Team Name prize of a case of Forrest wine.

Schools Challenge

Prizes for the school with the most participants and the first 4 person student relay team include a trophy, certificates, and a Bike Barn Voucher to a retail value of $300.
Rotary Challenge

Prizes for the Rotary club with the most Rotary participants and the first 4 person relay team include a trophy, certificates, and a case of Forrest Wine.

Club/Groups Challenge

Prizes for the club / group with the most participants and the first 4 person relay team include a trophy, certificates, and a case of Forrest Wine.


*Terms and conditions apply for all above prizes

Holden prize vehicle

Entry is limited to New Zealand residents, 18 years and over and is limited to one entry per person. Employees of Holden New Zealand Limited and their affiliates and agencies and immediate families are ineligible to apply.

The Winner will receive a new Holden Trax LTZ Auto. The vehicle will be delivered to the nearest Holden Dealer, as nominated by the Winner, before 7 December 2015. The prize includes registration and all on-road costs but excludes insurance

10 day Traillite campervan holiday rental

Entrants must be 25 years of age and hold a full NZ driver’s license.  Prize includes pick up and return to Pukekohe, unlimited kilometers and insurance. Prize excludes insurance excess. Prize must be taken by 31 October 2016.  Holiday dates are subject to availability at time of booking. Trail-lite may subsequently contact all or any entrants in this competition. The prize must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred.  There will be no cash alternative. Actual prize vehicle may differ from the one on display

7 Night Trip for two to Niue

The Scenic Matavai Resort Niue offers spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean from its sunset facing terraced decks where you can watch the resident spinner dolphins playing just outside the reef only metres away. Perched on a coral cliff top and nestled amongst lush tropical gardens, this is Niue’s premier resort, and with only 44 rooms you’ll never feel like just another room number.

The winner of this prize will depart Auckland on Saturday 29 May 2016 and return a week later after spending time in a place where life is as it should be. You will join like-minded cycle enthusiasts in riding in the annual Rally of the Rock which consists of 5 speed stages through the centre of the Island where riders leave at 1 minute intervals and compete against the clock, the heat and their mates, and Round the Rock which is a 60km flat-out speed race on the outer ring sealed road of the Island

Come and make our world apart, a part of your world and give yourself the space and time you deserve.

Taupo Summer Concert

Normal Taupo Summer Concert Corporate Terms & Conditions apply

Forrest Wines Prizes

You must be over 18 years of age to be eligible to win any prize which includes Forrest Wines product.